Property taxes

Connecticut State Capitol (credit: League of Women Voters of Connecticut, Inc.)

Conn. Mayors Fear Tax Hikes Might Be Needed With Malloy’s Budget

Mayors from around Connecticut and of both parties say they don’t want to raise property taxes, but say that if Gov. Dan Malloy’s budget goes forward, they will have no choice.


Connecticut Gov. Dan Malloy (file / credit: Official White House Photo by David Lienemann)

Conn. Gov. Dan Malloy Pushes Economic Recovery In Second Budget

Gov. Dan Malloy unveiled the second, two-year budget of his administration on Wednesday, promising to move Connecticut closer to recovery from the national recession by continuing investments in education and job development.


A Shopping Center in Marlboro, N.J. (credit: Marlboro Township)

NJ Town Creates Novel Way To Reduce Property Taxes For Residents Who Shop Locally

Some towns are considering offering shop local cards. People can get the card, buy from shops in their hometown, and then they get to accumulate credits against their property tax bill.


A Shopping Center in Marlboro, N.J. (credit: Marlboro Township)

Marlboro Township Offers Property Tax Credit For Shopping Locally

Some towns are considering offering shop local cards. People can get the card, buy from shops in their hometown, and then they get to accumulate credits against their property tax bill.


Sandy damage in Franklin Square, Long Island (credit: Michael Salerno)

Hempstead Town Supervisor Wants Extension On Property Tax Payments

The town of Hempstead’s supervisor has asked Gov. Andrew Cuomo to grant an extension for property tax payments in light of the destruction from superstorm Sandy.


Westchester County Executive Rob Astorino (file / credit: Westchester County)

Westchester Budget Deficit Could Leave Hundreds Looking For Work

An $86 million deficit could mean as many as 800 layoffs.


Mitt Romney (Photo by Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)

Opinion: Mitt Romney’s Tax Problem

Mitt Romney is the person who needs to put up or shut up in his dispute with Harry Reid. There is no reason to believe a word he is saying about his taxes.


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Civic Group Proposes New Education Funding Process For Connecticut

High as they are in Connecticut, local property taxes aren’t covering the cost of running the towns and cities.


Nassau County Logo (credit: CBS 2)

A Double Digit Deficit For Nassau County In 2011

Financial statements reveal that Nassau County ended the 2011 fiscal year with a deficit of over 50 million dollars.


Ed Mangano (file / credit: County Executive's Office)

Nassau Co. Exec. Ed Mangano Warns Of Property Tax Hike

The Nassau County executive says residents could face a 13 percent property tax hike or deep cuts in services unless the county legislature approves millions of dollars for tax refunds.


Mayor Michael Bloomberg with anchor Michael Wallace in WCBS Newsradio 880 Studio 11A - New York, NY - Dec 8, 2011 (credit: Evan Bindelglass / WCBS 880)

Mayor Michael Bloomberg Talks Cabs, Education, More In Interview At WCBS 880’s New Studios

Bloomberg visited WCBS Newsradio 880’s new studios at 345 Hudson Street this morning and participated in an extensive interview with anchors Michael Wallace and Pat Carroll, as well as veteran political reporter Rich Lamb.


New York City Council Speaker Christine Quinn (file / credit: Jemal Countess/Getty Images)

Speaker Quinn Says She’ll Put Brakes On NYC Property Tax Hike

As Gov. Andrew Cuomo announces tax cuts for many people New York State, there are reports that Mayor Michael Bloomberg is looking to raise property taxes in New York City to fill a budget hole that would result in deep cuts at city agencies.


Mike Spano, Carlo Calvi, John Murtagh (file / credit: Mike Spano for Mayor, Calvi for Mayor, Citizens for Murtagh)

Yonkers Residents Head To Polls Tuesday To Elect New Mayor

Phil Amicone is on his way out as mayor of Yonkers and tomorrow, the people of that Westchester County city will elect a new leader.


New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie (file / credit: Tim Larsen / Governor's Office)

Gov. Christie Returns To New Jersey Touting Property Tax Savings

On Wednesday Christie was in Paramus – a key campaign district for Republicans – to meet with retirees to talk about their property taxes.


The Nassau Veterans Memorial Coliseum is seen from Chopper 880 - Uniondale, NY - Jul 27, 2011 (credit: Tom Kaminski / WCBS 880)

Both Sides Try To Set Tone Ahead Of Nassau Coliseum Renovation Vote

Both the Association for a Better Long Island and County Executive Ed Mangano are jockeying to win over public sentiment.