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Cuomo eyes renewing 2% utility tax

Some businesses in the area say they are

Some businesses in the area say they are trying to juggle finances to keep afloat.

Long Islanders are already paying some of the highest electricity rates in the nation, but Gov. Andrew Cuomo wants to renew a 2 percent utility tax.

The 2 percent tax appears on bills for electricity, gas home heating oil, and propane. In 2009, then-Gov. David Paterson imposed the temporary tax, and Cuomo says he wants to extend it past the 2014 deadline.

Some businesses in the area...

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