Rockland reaps funding in last round of Economic Council awards

Rockland reaps funding in last round of Economic Council awards

BY KATHY KAHN The Mid-Hudson got some early Christmas presents in the final round of Gov. Andrew Cuomo’s Regional Economic Development Councils when announced earlier this month. The Mid-Hudson’s Economic Council is comprised of Dutchess, Orange, Putnam, Rockland, Sullivan and Westchester counties. In the fourth and final round of winning applications, Rockland garnered a total […]

What the tax bill really means for New York

What the tax bill really means for New York

BY E.J. McMAHON Founder and research director, Empire Center You don’t have to be a fan of the federal tax deal to realize its impact on states like New York has been misrepresented by most of its leading political critics. Sen. Kirsten Gillibrand, for example, last week claimed the bill “raises middle-class taxes.” Wrong. Even […]

Opportunity to pre-pay 2018 county and town taxes; avoid removal of federal deduction for one year

Opportunity to pre-pay 2018 county and town taxes; avoid removal of federal deduction for one year

PRESS RELEASE Tuesday morning, December 26 the five town supervisors and supervisor-elects of Rockland County, Supervisor Howard T. Phillips of Haverstraw, Jr., Supervisor George Hoehmann of Clarkstown, Supervisor Jim Monaghan of Stony Point, Supervisor-Elect Chris Day of Orangetown, Supervisor-Elect Michael Specht with Rockland County Executive Ed Day held a telephone conference call along with the […]

Carlucci: Two Things NY Can Do About DC Tax Plan

Carlucci: Two Things NY Can Do About DC Tax Plan

Press Release from Office of Senator David Carlucci Senator Carlucci (D-Rockland/Westchester) has introduced a bill (S6502) that will allow property taxes that are no longer deductible from federal income taxes (because of the $10,000 cap) to be deducted from state personal income taxes. This will allow taxpayers in New York to continue to take the […]

Rockland County Executive Ed Day Invites the Public to His Inauguration

Rockland County Executive Ed Day Invites the Public to His Inauguration

Ed Day will be sworn in for his second term as Rockland County Executive on New Year’s Day. He invites the public to join him at his inauguration ceremony. The ceremony will include performances by Scott Walters, a tenor; the Rockland County Conservatory of Music; the Lower Hudson Valley Children’s Chorus and the Rockland County […]