Libous calls on legislature to “keep the cap”

ALBANY – State Senator Tom Libous (R-52nd District) is praising his collogues in the senate for their push to make the property tax cap a permanent thing in New York State.

In a 47-13 vote, the senate voted last week to keep the 2 percent property tax cap. The proposal needs to go to vote in the assembly before the end of the 2015 session in order to become a permanent requirement for school districts and municipalities throughout the state.

“I wasn’t in Albany due to my recovery from back surgery, but I would’ve enthusiastically provided the 48th vote to keep the cap,” Libous said.

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