De Blasio Calls On State Legislatures To Raise Taxes On WealthyMayor Bill de Blasio on Wednesday urging state lawmakers to raise taxes on the state's wealthiest residents.
Nassau Executive Vetoes Legislature's Removal Of Property Tax Hike From BudgetThe average homeowner would pay an additional $23 per year.
Talk Of Raising Taxes Expected In Next New Jersey Legislative SessionThe scene was set Thursday for lawmakers to discuss raising taxes in the next session of the New Jersey Legislature.
N.J. Budget Committees Advance Bills To Raise Taxes On Corporations, High EarnersThe New Jersey State Assembly budget committee on Tuesday night advanced bills to raise taxes on corporations and the wealthy, as an alternative to Gov. Chris Christie's plan to slash the state's contribution to public employee pension funds.
De Blasio Urges State Legislature To Approve City Tax Hike To Fund Pre-K PlanAn interagency report released Monday says the program would reach 54,000 children who need it by September. By the 2015-16 school year, it would be available to all 73,000 eligible children.
Report: Cuomo Shoots Down Plan To Tighten Alcohol Regulations, Raise TaxesGovernor Andrew Cuomo on Monday rejected proposals by a health panel that would have increased taxes and regulations on alcohol, according to a published report.
Speaker Quinn Says She'll Put Brakes On NYC Property Tax HikeAs 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.
NJ Residents Vote Against Exceeding Property Tax CapsNew Jersey voters were not generous when it came to exceeding the new two percent property tax caps in school elections. They rejected increases in 12 of 14 municipalities that had referenda.
State OK's Big Property Tax Hike In CamdenNew Jersey's Local Finance Board agreed Friday to lift the cap on Camden's property-tax increases. That means the hike, which could raise $4.2 million, would take effect once the City Council approves the municipal budget.
Camden Considering Big Property Tax HikeThe tax increase plan comes just after the city government slashed it work force, laying off 400 employees including nearly half the police officers.
Local Lawmakers Split Over Steady Tax Rates DealIt comes a little more than a week after President Obama struck a deal with Republicans, but liberal Democrats have been strongly opposed to the deal.
Nassau Cty. Faces Biggest Property Tax DisparitiesThousands of Nassau County homeowners are dealing with some of the widest tax disparities ever, WCBS 880’s Mike Xirinachs reports.