Traverse City Record-Eagle

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March 29, 2014

Another View: Local tax a local windfall

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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

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