Liz Krueger's Reports

May 27, 2009
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Testimony from May 21 public hearing on business and banking tax reform

On May 21, 2009, the Select Committee on Budget and Tax Reform held a public hearing in New York City to evaluate the equitability of New York State's business and banking tax structures and their effectiveness to foster economic growth statewide. The Select Committee heard oral testimony from 10 experts and collected written testimony from several other interested parties.

Below are links for the testimony that was submitted to the Select Committee. The Select Committee's staff will issue a report detailing the key findings and conclusions from the testimony.

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Transcript of May 21, 2009 public hearing

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Testimony from James Parrot of the Fiscal Policy Institute

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Testimony from Peter Faber of The Partnership for New York City

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Testimony from Michael Smith of the New York Bankers Association

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Testimony from Matthew Gardner of the Institute on Taxation and Economic Policy

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Testimony from Angela Miele of the Motion Picture Association of America

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Testimony from Nancy Lancia of the Securities Industry and Financial Markets Association

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Handout from Nancy Lancia of the Securities Industry and Financial Markets Association

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Testimony from the Clearing House Association

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Testimony fron John Huddleston of the Multi State Commission

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Testimony from Nathan Newman of the Progressive States Network

May 22, 2009
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Testimony from April 30 public hearing of New York State's business taxes

On April 30, 2009, the Select Committee on Budget and Tax Reform held a public hearing in Rochester to weigh the fairness of New York State's Corporate Franchise Tax and the effectivess of its tax expenditures. The Select Committee heard oral testimony from six experts and collected written testimony from several other interested parties.

Below are links for the public hearing transcript and testimony that was submitted to the Select Committee. The Select Committee's staff will issue a report detailing the key findings and conclusions from the testimony.

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Transcript of April 30 public hearing

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Testimony from Ken Pokalsky of the Business Council of New York State

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Handout from Ken Pokalksky off the Business Council of New York State

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Handout from Ken Pokalsky of the Business Council of New York State

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Testimony from Jon Greenbaum of Metro Justice of Rochester

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Testimony from Judy Seil of the Monroe County Industrial Development Agency

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Testimony from Christopher Weist of the Rochester Business Alliance

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Testimony from Christopher Koetzle of the Support Services Alliance

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Testimony from Brian Sampson of Unshackle UPstate

May 18, 2009
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Staff Report to the New York State Senate Select Committee on Budget and Tax Reform on Exploring Progressive Changes to New York State’s Personal Income Tax System

The State Senate Select Committee on Budget and Tax Reform has received a staff report detailing the key findings and conclusions from its first public hearing on March 12. 

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Staff Report to the Select Committee on Budget and Tax Reform

April 24, 2009
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April 2009Community Bulletin

Message from Liz . . .Between March 31 st and April 3 rd , the Senate passed the nine bills that make up the State Budget. Debate was spirited, even rancorous, and while I don’t think any members were entirely happy with the results, I do believe that the budget we passed was an appropriate response to the deep fiscal crisis our State faces. We made the difficult choices we needed to make, and at the same time protected vital programs and advanced longdelayed policy goals that will make New York a more.....

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January 15, 2008
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December 2007 Albany

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December 7, 2007
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August 2007 Community Bulletin

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August 12, 2007
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June 2007 Community Bulletin

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June 17, 2007
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