Cuomo has made things more difficult by imposing a tax cap of around 2 percent on local budgets. That initiative was created with the best of intentions, but it has spelled supreme difficulty for local legislators and school boards.
Standing in the way of a local bed tax would simply pile pain upon pain.
Little and Assemblywoman Janet Duprey have each submitted a bill calling for passage of Franklin County’s room-occupancy tax to her House.
We now call upon Cuomo to sign it — and Maroun to support it.
Plattsburgh (N.Y.) Press-Republican