Property Tax ReliefThis week the New York State Senate, with my support, passed a Property Tax Relief bill S6212. The legislation restores the STAR rebate check program for senior citizens with incomes below $150,000, as well as a property tax spending cap. “It is the beginning of what needs to be a multi-level approach to Property Tax Reform that will provide meaningful relief to the hard-working, over-burdened taxpayers in our community,” said Senator Jim Alesi.
Senator Jim Alesi (R-C-I – Perinton) today joined his colleagues in the New York State Senate to enact legislation (S.2706) that would place a cap on the growth of school property taxes at two percent (2%) or the Consumer Price Index (CPI), whichever is less. If passed by the Assembly, New York State will become the 44th state to cap local property taxes.
With the budget now complete, Senator Jim Alesi (R-C-I – Perinton) joins Governor Cuomo and his colleagues in the New York State Senate to pressure the Assembly to prioritize the passage of property-tax cap legislation. Earlier this year, Senator Alesi voted in favor of S.2706, which would place a cap on the growth of local government and school distri