mandate relief

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.

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

They Make a Plea for More Mandate Relief

Feb 1, 2013
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.