Furloughed federal workers get 90-day extension on property taxes

February 07, 2019

Originally published in News 12 Long Island on February 07, 2019.

A new state law signed earlier this week will give federal workers who were furloughed during the government shutdown a 90-day extension to pay their property taxes.

State Sen. Jim Gaughran co-sponsored the bill that's offering some relief to those federal workers.

"We're just hopeful that it is something that gives them a tool so as they're trying to juggle which bill to pay, they don't have to worry about paying their property taxes," Gaughran says.

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