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New York State Coalition Presses For Mandate Relief

Jun 22nd, 2014 | By | Category: Lead Article

A statewide coalition of groups representing businesses, local governments and schools joined today with Dutchess County Executive Marcus J. Molinaro at the Dutchess County Office Building in Poughkeepsie to express their dissatisfaction as state leaders again failed to enact any meaningful mandate relief measures prior to the close of 2014’s legislative session. Noting that state […]

Rolison and Fellow Dutchess County Legislators Defeat Proposal to Exceed 2% Tax Cap

Nov 14th, 2013 | By | Category: Featured Articles

The Government and Services Administration Committee, Tuesday, voted down a proposal to override the 2% tax cap levy. “We need immediate relief from Albany and the unfunded mandates that they pass down to us.  Until then, the taxpayers of Dutchess County can rest assured that exceeding the 2% tax cap will never be an option,” […]

Dutchess County 2014 Property Tax Cap Calculation

Oct 22nd, 2013 | By | Category: Featured Articles

Dutchess County Commissioner of Finance Pamela Barrack will be submitting Dutchess County’s 2014 property levy tax cap calculation to the New York State Comptroller’s Office as required by the Property Tax Cap legislation.  For 2014, the property tax levy growth limit for Dutchess County Government is projected to be $2.6 million or 2.48%. The actual […]

Eachus Supports Tax Cap and Repeats Call for School Tax Reform

Jun 18th, 2012 | By | Category: Current Events

EACHUS SUPPORTS TAX CAP AND REPEATS CALL FOR SCHOOL TAX REFORM:  FUND EDUCATION ON THE STATE INCOME TAX NOT THE LOCAL PROPERTY TAX County Legislator Christopher Eachus, Democratic candidate for State Senator in the 39th District, repeated his support of the state tax cap and his call to fundamentally change how we fund public schools […]

Unshackle Upstate Releases 2012 Policy Agenda

Jan 16th, 2012 | By | Category: Featured Articles

Pro-taxpayer coalition seeks to unlock New York’s economic potential. Unshackle Upstate  unveiled its 2012 policy agenda titled “Unlock NY.” The agenda, which can be downloaded here, aims to build on the successes of 2011 – including the passage of a responsible 2011-12 state budget and the 2-percent property tax cap – to improve Upstate New […]

Deerpark Adopts 2012 Budget Under Tax Cap

Nov 15th, 2011 | By | Category: Featured Articles

The Deerpark Town Board has adopted a 2012 budget which is below the state’s prescribed 2% tax cap.  The budget, which was adopted unanimously, has come in at a 0.7% tax levy increase from 2011. “The Deerpark Town Board has worked very hard to end up below the tax cap for next year and as […]

Cuomo Signs New York’s First Property Tax Cap

Jul 7th, 2011 | By | Category: Featured Articles

Governor Cuomo Signs Historic Property Tax Cap Legislation In Onondaga County New law will protect homeowners and businesses from skyrocketing property tax hikes Governor Andrew M. Cuomo today traveled to Onondaga County to sign New York’s first property tax cap. The tax cap, a hallmark of Governor Cuomo’s campaign and a priority of his administration’s […]