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EoL Articles: tax cap
Beyond the ABC's of Public Education Finance, Health and Immigration
... school districts; the possible opportunities that could emerge for undocumented students under the Dream Act, and the economic impact on school financing as a results from New York’s
. The ...
Thursday, 10 January 2013
Democrats Discuss New 22nd Assembly District Seat
... her feelings about the
and it's effects on public schools. On September 13, Democrats must select a representative who will run against the Republican candidate for the open Assembly seat. ...
Sunday, 02 September 2012
Voters to Albany - Elmont takes care of its children
... to get out the vote. “Imposing an [arbitrary] cap is not the way to effect change” said Jaime. “Politicians still continue to be guided by polling data” said one attendee “
s poll well, what ...
Wednesday, 20 June 2012
Vote Yes On June 19
... that the tax rate exceeded the state mandated
of 2%. But what pleased me most was the majority community support of the modest 2.8% increase. The voting Elmont community supported our schools and ...
Friday, 01 June 2012
What a Demockery - EUFSD Budget Fails
... affluent districts. The
policy even defies the “rising tide lifts all boats” analogy. Public schools are easy targets for the tax fatigued public and pandering politicians. Complains ...
Wednesday, 16 May 2012
60% Vote Undermines Our Schools
... inaugural run of New York State’s two percent
. State Senator Jack Martin said in his most recent newsletter that the two percent
is “more than just a
”. He is right. ...
Thursday, 03 May 2012
Time limits with voter override. Recent
Time limits with voter override. Recently the state legislature passed a
bill. The bill requires that in order to override the
districts must get a super majority vote. That is, 60% ...
Monday, 19 September 2011
Tax Cap Widens Education Disparity
Education advocates and financial experts agree that the state-imposed 2% property
will steadily widen the already yawning gap between low-and high-wealth school districts. Before we continue, ...
Friday, 09 September 2011
The High School budget doesn't add up. T
... not 162 million. There's about 11 to 13 million missing. I sure hope the state passes that 2 %
. How much can a single family homeowner take? Look around, people are leaving and business are c ...
Tuesday, 03 May 2011
"Glitch" blamed for filing error
... stay within the state's new 2 percent
. If a district's calculations are incorrect and its taxes exceed the cap, any overage collected from taxpayers must be set aside and used to lower the following ...
Tuesday, 29 November 2011
Districts behind on data
... including Guilderland, Berne, Burnt Hills and four districts covering the Rotterdam area. According to the legislation that created the 2 percent
earlier this year, every taxing entity — ...
Wednesday, 23 November 2011
Cuomo displays grip on party
. The governor also offered a sort of pre-emptive defense on the end of the high-income surcharge, saying shortfalls of $350 million this year and up to $3.5 billion next year are just symptoms ...
Friday, 18 November 2011
Consolidation becoming 'big' idea
... also have large numbers of high-paid administrators, including the superintendent of the Syosset district on Long Island, who earns $506,000. As he pushed for a property
, Gov. Andrew Cuomo said ...
Tuesday, 15 November 2011
Tax cap opponents shift tactics
NEW PALTZ -- Opponents of the state's new 2 percent property
are shifting tactics by calling for a "circuit breaker" that would shift the burden for funding schools and local government toward ...
Tuesday, 15 November 2011
Cuomo video lauds tax cap
ALBANY -- The day before New Yorkers head to the polls to elect local officials, Gov. Andrew Cuomo released an eight-minute video making the case that the newly imposed
is beginning to have its ...
Tuesday, 08 November 2011
Tax cap pressures work rules in contracts
ALBANY -- Now that there is a 2 percent property
in the state, towns, counties and school districts need to see changes in work rules that govern labor contracts between municipalities and public ...
Wednesday, 02 November 2011
Unusual alliance at Capitol
... a "shared goal for just about all New Yorkers." But his groups disagree with Cuomo's approach, and lobbied against the
and in favor of extending the income tax surcharge. Roger Hannay, whose Westerlo ...
Monday, 26 September 2011
State-run Medicaid on table
... twists this year, most notably the 2 percent property
that counties will be operating under, and Gov. Andrew Cuomo's move to limit the overall growth in Medicaid spending. The
, which can ...
Tuesday, 20 September 2011
Chamber sees PAC as opening access to state lawmakers
... said Bill Mahoney, an analyst at the New York Public Interest Research Group. Eagan said he was "thrilled" with the enactment of a property
this year and hopes to see more business-friendly policies ...
Wednesday, 14 September 2011
Pension costs soar as tax cap offers no relief
ALBANY -- The state's new 2 percent property
could be exceeded in hundreds of communities next year after a double-digit rise in public employee pension costs, which are exempted from the limit. ...
Thursday, 25 August 2011
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