County 9 for 90
State Should Take Over Medicaid
Local officials pan tax cap
Genesee County asks for relief from mandates
Hurdles ahead for property tax cap
Putnam sheriff patrols could be casualty of tax cap
Local official takes part in anti-tax cap effort
Tax cap 'deal' far from being done
Diverse Groups Urge State Leaders to Put Brakes on New Tax Cap Plan
Local governments seek mandate relief
Genesee Officials strongly oppose state property tax cap
Cuomo in Utica: Tax relief needed for New Yorkers
Green County: Tax cap puts jobs at risk
Counties answer property tax cap agreement with mandate relief proposal
Teachers union seeks changes to property tax cap plan
Unions vow to fight property tax cap
State official: Mandate relief is on the way
From the weeds of the tax cap
Cuomo, leaders on cusp of property tax cap deal
Greene County administrator calls tax cap a ‘scam’
What the 2 percent tax cap deal really means for Central New York taxpayers
Franklin Co.: Mandate relief would make tax cap fine
N.Y. lawmakers hail tax cap agreement; Chemung executive calls it a ‘fraud’
Lt Gov Duffy Says County Execs Should Look At Their Own Spending
Editorial: Cap a good first step to lower property taxes
Mandate relief is sorely needed
Mandate relief is essential, too
A tax cap, warts and all
The tax cap and mandates
Keep tax cap free of gimmicks
Reject the Tax Cap
The Feel-Good Tax Cap: Limiting property taxes doesn’t do a thing to rein in Albany’s spending
Tax cap wrong approach
County Executives speak with Editorial Board - VIDEO
Property tax cap, absent mandate reform, imperils county services
NYSAC's Property Tax Cap Testimony
Click here to read NYSAC's Property Tax Cap Testimony, delivered to the NYS Assembly on Tuesday, March 1st.
Click here to watch NYSAC's Property Tax Cap Testimony, delivered to the NYS Assembly on Tuesday, March 1st.
Click here to read the Executive Summary from the 9 for 90 Report.
Below are links to the ideas for mandate reform and relief submitted by county officials from across New York State. Click on the links below to see specific ideas, which are organized according to which State mandate they apply to.
231 and counting. That's how many mandate relief ideas have been submitted to Governor Cuomo's Mandate Relief Team through the report: “Reforming Mandates, Reducing Costs.” The report is organized according to the most costly mandates that are funded by county property taxpayers.
“Counties don’t set the property tax levy, the State does. Each and every time State lawmakers require counties to deliver a new program or shift more of the cost of an existing program, they raise property taxes,” said Monroe County Executive Maggie Brooks, president of the New York State County Executives Association, a NYSAC affiliate that helped submit and compile the ideas for the report. County Executive Brooks is a member of the Governor’s Mandate Relief Team.