NY Legislature unlikely to pass STAR rebate bill

The Republican-led state Senate passed a bill to restore STAR rebate checks for homeowners last week, but not one member of the Democrat-dominated state Assembly

BETHPAGE - The Republican-led state Senate passed a bill to restore STAR rebate checks for homeowners last week, but not one member of the Democrat-dominated state Assembly has sponsored it.Lindenhurst Assemblyman Bob Sweeney says the idea sounds good, but says there's no money for it in the budget, while Sen. Lee Zeldin insists the money is there.The state Legislature is expected to pass a flurry of bills next week when it meets for the last time this session, but many say it's unlikely this bill will be among them.

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