Griffo Hails Senate Passage of Property Tax Cap Legislation as a LandmarkBill Also Provides for Mandate Relief
(Albany) - Calling it a landmark step to reverse a culture of spending money taxpayers do not have, Senator Joseph A. Griffo (R-C-IP, Rome) today announced that he has achieved his long-held goal of securing passage of a tax cap coupled with mandate reform that will limit property tax increases and set the stage for economic revitalization across New York.
Senate Passes Legislation to Establish ResultsNY.gov WebsiteWebsite Would Increase Accountability of State Government Agencies
The New York State Senate today passed legislation (S.3657), sponsored by Senator Joseph Griffo (R-C-IP, Rome) to create a new website, ResultsNY.gov, that would enable the public to review the performance of government programs to see how effectively agencies are spending tax dollars. People visiting the site could also submit their own suggestions and recommendations on how to stop government waste and reduce State spending.
Griffo Commemorates New Purple Heart Stamp ClassificationU.S. Postal Service Makes Purple Heart Stamp “Forever”
(Utica) – State Senator Joseph Griffo joined members of the Central New York Chapter 490 Military Order of the Purple Heart of the USA in commemorating the national unveiling of the new Purple Heart 'Forever' stamp by the United States Postal Service. The U.S. Postal Service will officially unveil and issue the Purple Heart “Forever” stamp in San Diego on May 5, 2011.