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Westchester County Executive George Latimer today unveiled the proposed operating budget for 2020. As previously announced by Latimer during a news conference staged on...
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=uT18g5MG9Jo Without revealing the details, Westchester County Executive George Latimer on Wednesday announced that the 2020 county operating budget he is due to soon send...
County Executive George Latimer said that people don’t make shopping decisions based on small differences in sales tax rates.
Lembo said the budget was "ultimately dependent upon the performance of the national and state economies."
Senate Republican Leader Len Fasano said the bill was an example of "why people distrust government."
The budget will now go to the Democrat-controlled Senate.
A tax hike and dozens of layoffs are part of a $1.15 billion budget unveiled by Yonkers Mayor Mike Spano. Under the budget, property taxes will increase 1.64 percent, amounting to an annual increase of $174 for a typical one-to-three family home at the median assessed value of $11,100.
Although the town is focusing on filling vacant space, the 253,000-square-foot former United Healthcare complex on Monroe Turnpike still looms large.
"Gov. Malloy’s leadership only brings fiscal disaster," said Senate Republican President Pro Tempore Len Fasano.
If the surplus is ultimately confirmed, Connecticut would avoid tapping into its budget reserve for the first time in three years.
“The agreement delivers over $20 billion in savings to taxpayers over the long term," according to Gov. Dannel Malloy.
The state enters Fiscal Year 2018 with a projected General Fund deficit of more than $2.1 billion.
A detailed plan will be finalized and released publicly before June 30, the governor said.
The group’s five suggestions include modifying state employee retirement benefits and rebalancing long-term health care.