Local government officials have been worried about the impact of the federal tax legislation passed last month since it reduces the deduction for state income and property taxes. Wednesday, Governor Cuomo re-iterated his call for a legal challenge to the new law and suggested allowing New Yorkers to make charitable contributions to public programs to address the issue. But he is also pushing to make shared services panels a permanent requirement, which is something local officials object to. MaryEllen Odell, the Putnam County Executive and President of the New York State Association of Counties, and, NYSAC Executive Director Stephen Acquario join us to explain.
County reaction to the State of the State
PUBLISHED January 3, 2018 @7:21 PM