Gov. Cuomo speaks about plan to lower LI property taxes

Gov. Andrew Cuomo was in Hauppauge Wednesday morning to speak about ways to lower property taxes for Long Island residents.

In his State of the State address, the governor stressed that Nassau and Suffolk counties pay some of the highest property taxes in the nation.

In his State of the State address, the governor stressed that Nassau and Suffolk counties pay some of the highest property taxes in the nation. (2/15/17)

HAUPPAUGE - Gov. Andrew Cuomo was in Hauppauge Wednesday morning to speak about ways to lower property taxes for Long Island residents.

In his State of the State address, the governor stressed that Nassau and Suffolk counties pay some of the highest property taxes in the nation.

Gov. Cuomo's plan to lower them includes considering ways Nassau and Suffolk can share services and reduce costs.

Residents would vote on the governor's plan as a referendum on the ballot in November.

Critics say Cuomo is passing the buck and should instead look to consolidate school districts on Long Island.

 

 

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