mandate relief

New York News
12:45 pm
Wed July 9, 2014

Coalition Calls For Mandate Relief

From left to right: New York State Council of School Superintendents Deputy Director for Advocacy, Research & Communications Bob Lowry; New York State School Boards Association Deputy Director of Government Affairs Julie Marlette; NYS Conference of Mayors and Municipal Officials Executive Director Peter Baynes; National Federation of Independent Business New York Director Mike Durant; Unshackle Upstate Executive Director Brian Sampson
Credit WAMC/Pat Bradley

A coalition of business and labor groups is traveling across New York spelling out an agenda for mandate reform that they claim will ease the tax burden.

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Hudson Valley News
8:10 am
Fri May 24, 2013

Westchester Officials Unite To Press For Mandate Relief

A newly-formed coalition in New York’s Hudson Valley is seeking relief from unfunded mandates.

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Hudson Valley News
1:04 pm
Fri February 1, 2013

They Make a Plea for More Mandate Relief

NYS Senator Greg Ball (front left), Westchester County Executive Rob Astorino (front right)
Credit Courtesy of Greg Ball

More than a dozen, local elected officials stood with New York State Senator Greg Ball Thursday, urging state lawmakers to pass a comprehensive mandate relief package. They say without mandate relief beyond what Governor Andrew Cuomo proposed in his 2013-2014 budget, municipalities, and school districts will go broke. They assembled at Yorktown Town Hall in Westchester. Republican Westchester County Executive Rob Astorino was there.

And here’s Republican Senator from Putnam County Greg Ball.

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