Property Tax Bills Can Demonize The ‘Poor’

Rockland County taxes as listed on my Orangetown Property Tax invoice¬†are misleading and potentially inflammatory against the ‘poor.’ First the item entitled ‘State and County’ taxes contains only County taxes, not State taxes. Second the item entitled...

Amend Deficit Reduction Act To Restore Funding For Poor And Hungry

I imagine County Executive Day was totally surprised, after completing his 2015 Rockland County Proposed Budget, when a new legal opinion stated an additional $10 million must be set aside to comply with the Rockland County Deficit Reduction Act. He then proposed elimination of...

Rockland County’s Dilemma?

Rockland County’s Dilemma Affordable Public Safety vs. Symbolic Property Tax Limit The Rockland County Legislative Budget and Finance Committee has been reviewing the 2015 County Executive Proposed Budget. I attended the Thursday, November 6th four-hour meeting that focused...