On behalf of its member counties, the New York State Association of Counties
(NYSAC) has announced it's 2019 Legislative Program. View the two-page program here.
"The decisions made in the state Capitol have a direct impact on the ability of local governments to provide and pay for essential public services in our communities. As such, NYSAC's legislative program represents not only the needs of our counties, but also the concerns of property taxpayers across this state," said NYSAC Executive Director Stephen J. Acquario.
"That is why the key county priority continues to be reducing the high property tax burden on New Yorkers through mandate relief," added Acquario.
"Our state advocacy platform is broad and wide-ranging because of our mandated responsibilities," said NYSAC President Charles H. Nesbitt, Jr. "In the age of the property tax cap and a struggling economy upstate, it is critical for our lawmakers to address growing state mandates and the burden they placeon county taxpayers."
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