If the press reports are accurate, it takes away the wishes of the majority. I am stunned that it appears the 40 percent rule (meaning that a community needs 60 percent to exceed a 2 percent tax cap) for school budget votes is still in.
Here’s one quote from published reports:
“Ultimately the middle class and the working class once again are being thrown to the curb for the political purposes of people in office. They’re not doing anything that’s helping the taxpayers. They’re not reducing anybody’s property tax,” Ulster County Legislator Susan Zimet said.
Let the Governor and lawmakers know how disappointed you are. Call 1 (877) 255-9417.
More to come as we find out more details.