Dear Patriots, First of all, thank you to all of you who contacted your State Senator and asked them to oppose the extension of the moratorium on Hydraulic Fracturing in NY State. Your efforts paid off! I am pleased to report the bill is being pushed into committee where it will likely die. Thank you again… but [...]
The Hollywood elite are at it again. They are trying to tell the rest of us what we are not allowed to have access to because they think they know what is best. Best for whom? Aren’t theirs just opinions like everyone else’s? Who are they to tell anyone what is in their economic best [...]
In 2012, New Yorks new Property Tax Cap has gone into effect, effectively capping the growth in local property taxes to a minimum of two percent or the rate of inflation, whichever is less. Any tax increase above the cap will need a supermajority approval by more than 60 percent of the voters in a school district or two-thirds of the governing body in a county, city, town, village or special district.
If youre interested in learning how this bill will impact you and your family, please read the Empire Centers Citizens Guide to the new cap.
Families from across the WNY region, gathered today to kick off National School Choice Week with a Family Winter Carnival.Children of all ages enjoyed horse and cart rides, carnival games and arts and crafts. Folks learned more about effective education options for every child. More events to come this week. Click here for more details and registration.