ALBANY, N.Y. (AP) — New York’s Legislature has started reshaping some of Gov. Andrew Cuomo’s key proposals.
Legislative leaders say they are working on changes involving one of Cuomo’s top issues: capping the growth of property taxes that are among the highest in the nation. Cuomo wants those taxes to grow by only 2 percent a year or the rate of inflation, whichever is less.READ MORE: NYPD: Officer Shot 3 Times In Brooklyn, Suspect Shot By Police; Both Hospitalized
But Assembly Speaker Sheldon Silver says Monday he is considering additions to the proposed list of expensive emergencies that could allow school districts to suspend the cap.READ MORE: New York City Begins Offering Pfizer Vaccine To Kids Ages 12-15 After CDC Approval
The Democrat also said he isn’t sure if the temporary income tax surcharge on wealthier New Yorkers should be allowed to expire this year as Cuomo plans.
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