tax reform http://waer.org en Cuomo Campaigns Locally for Property Tax Reform http://waer.org/post/cuomo-campaigns-locally-property-tax-reform <div>Governor Andrew Cuomo gave a last-minute campaign push in East Syracuse Tuesday, advocating for a <a href="http://cutpropertytaxes.ny.gov">property tax freeze plan </a>that could benefit many Upstate home owners. &nbsp;He’s been touring the state leading up to the April 1 budget deadline, encouraging residents and supporters to pressure state legislators to approve his proposal. Tue, 25 Mar 2014 22:53:45 +0000 Hannah Warren & Scott Willis 15986 at http://waer.org Cuomo Campaigns Locally for Property Tax Reform Local Businesses Voice Discontent at Tax Hearings http://waer.org/post/local-businesses-voice-discontent-tax-hearings <p>In a hearing Thursday to discuss ways to reduce and reform the state’s taxes, a theme emerged:&nbsp; Syracuse-area business owners say the state’s high tax burden and shrinking population make it tempting to do business elsewhere.&nbsp;</p><p>The Pioneer Companies development firm has been based here for four generations, but Chairman Michael Falcone testified he’s had to branch out to ten other states.&nbsp; He says that gives him a solid basis of comparison:</p> Thu, 05 Sep 2013 23:26:29 +0000 Chris Bolt & Hannah Warren 7522 at http://waer.org Local Businesses Voice Discontent at Tax Hearings