Both houses of the New York state legislature are making changes to Andrew Governor Cuomo’s tax freeze plan in their budget proposals. And now, small business groups are speaking out, saying the proposal favors some homeowners, at their expense.
New York Governor Andrew Cuomo is starting a new push for his property tax freeze plan, while counties in the state say they have a better idea, which they say could result in lower property taxes in New York for even longer.
The New York state legislature has finished its hearings on Governor Andrew Cuomo’s budget proposal, and will be ready to start crafting a spending plan once they return from the President’s Day break. One of the final hearings focused on the governor’s tax cutting plans, and lawmakers had plenty of questions.
New York Governor Andrew Cuomo has been taking credit for a $2 billion budget surplus in his new spending plan. But critics say that claim is not entirely accurate, because the windfall does not actually materialize for another two years, and only if certain conditions are met.
Governor Andrew Cuomo’s executive budget released Tuesday includes one of the largest investments in New York’s education system. His call for statewide universal pre-K is being praised by educators in the North Country.
New York Governor Andrew Cuomo released his state budget Tuesday. The $142 billion spending plan includes more money for schools , including a phase in of funding for universal pre-kindergarten programs. It would also freeze property taxes for two years, if local governments cooperate.