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.
Senator Alesi, joined by colleagues in the Republican Majority and members of the business community, highlights key components of the Job Creation and Retention Package. The Senator's legislation (S.1891) passed with strong, bipartisan support.
ALBANY – As a true indication that job growth and economic development are his top priorities in New York State, Senator Alesi (R-C-I – Perinton), Chairman of the Senate Committee on Commerce, Economic Development and Small Business, today passed the 2011 Job Creation and Retention Package, a comprehensive proposal to improve our state’s economic climate, strengthen our small businesses, and spur job growth in our communities.
The town of Irondequoit celebrated its annual National Night Out event on August 4th. Adults and children of all ages got an up-close look at public safety as fire, police and ambulance services were all on hand. The rally, hosted by the Irondequoit Crime Prevention Coalition and Citizens' Police Academy Alumni Association in cooperation with the Irondequoit Police Department, is an annual event where neighborhoods across the country demonstrate their unity against crime. The National Night Out aims to increase crime prevention awareness, generate support for local anticrime programs and strengthen police-community relationships. Thank you to all who attended Irondequoit's National Night Out and demonstrated their commitment to help keep Irondequoit a safe commun
As the 2010-2011 school year approaches, students and families in our district have important financial decisions to make. Financing a college education can be a challenge filled with many questions and concerns. The New York State Higher Education Services Corporation (HESC), as the State's student financial aid agency, can provide helpful information and application forms. HESC's database allows students and parents to explore careers, apply for financial aid, search colleges and compare college financing information faster and more efficiently.