Senator Johnson Appointed To Head Suburban Caucus

Craig M. Johnson

May 29, 2007

Breaking New York's never-ending cycle of property tax increases will be the caucus' top priority, Johnson said.

“We're going to look at all of our options, and develop a plan to accomplish the real changes that are needed to provide real relief to our suburban tax payers” Johnson continued.

The formation of a Suburban caucus is also is also a reflection of the growing diversity in the Senate Minority Conference.

An announcement of the full conference agenda will be forthcoming.

The other members of the caucus are Senators David Valesky (Onondaga County), who serves as the other co-chair, Andrea Stewart-Cousins (Westchester County), Suzi Oppenheimer (Westchester County), Jeff Klein (Westchester County), Neil Breslin (Albany County) and William Stachowski (Erie County).