Stephen M. Saland's Press releases

Senator Steve Saland: The MTA Tax Equals Higher Property Taxes

The Metropolitan Transportation Authority (MTA), on the recommendation of the Ravitch Commission, has proposed a payroll tax on all wages in the Hudson Valley counties served by the MTA – Dutchess, Orange, Putnam, Westchester and Rockland. The Commission, instituted by the Governor to develop ideas to ease the MTA’s severe financial problems, proposed a tax of 33¢ on each $100 of wages paid in these five counties.

March 27, 2009
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Saland Announces Energy Grant For Town Of Germantown

Senator Steve Saland (R,I,C Poughkeepsie) today joined Germantown Supervisor Roy Brown in announcing that the New York State Senate has helped the Town obtain a disbursement of $70,825 from the New York Power Authority Petroleum Overcharge Restitution Fund to help the reduce energy costs at four town buildings.

March 20, 2009
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Senator Saland Testifies At MTA Hearing To Condemn Proposed Payroll Tax

Testimony of Senator Steve Saland at an MTA hearing held on March 2, 2009 in Newburgh, NY:

Good evening and thank you for the opportunity to testify on a matter of grave importance to the people of Dutchess County.

March 3, 2009
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SENATOR STEVE SALAND: LET’S CREATE JOBS IN COLUMBIA COUNTY, NOT KILL JOBS WITH TAX HIKES

Senate Republicans say jobs are the key to getting New York back on its feet

February 4, 2009
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SENATOR STEVE SALAND: LET’S CREATE JOBSIN DUTCHESS COUNTY, NOT KILL JOBS WITH TAX HIKES

Senate Republicans say jobs are the key to getting New York back on its feet

February 4, 2009
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SENATOR STEVE SALAND ANNOUNCES HIS NEW LEADERSHIP POSITION AND COMMITTEE ASSIGNMENTS FOR 2009-2010 LEGISLATIVE SESSION

             Senator Steve Saland (R,I,C Poughkeepsie) today announced that Senate Republican Leader Dean Skelos has appointed him to the position of Assistant Minority Whip.  Saland will also serve as a member of the Senate Codes, Consumer Protection, Education, Finance, Judiciary and Rules Committees.

January 22, 2009
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THE GREENWAY – TOO VALUABLE TO BURY IN BUREAUCRACY

A Column by Senator Steve Saland

January 21, 2009
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SENATOR STEVE SALAND ON THE 2009 STATE OF THE STATE ADDRESS

            Senator Steve Saland (R,I,C Poughkeepsie) today responded to Governor Paterson’s 2009 State of the State Address:

December 16, 2008
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