New York State Association of Counties http://wrvo.org en County executives split on Cuomo's consolidation agenda http://wrvo.org/post/county-executives-split-cuomos-consolidation-agenda <p></p><p>The New York State Association of Counties (<a href="http://www.nysac.org/" target="_blank">NYSAC</a>) wrapped up its annual meeting in Albany this week where county executives discussed the unique needs of New York’s regional governments.</p><p>One prominent issue was consolidation. During his budget presentation, Gov. Andrew Cuomo renewed his push for local governments to share more resources as part of a plan to freeze property taxes if counties stay within a two percent cap.</p> Mon, 10 Feb 2014 12:29:34 +0000 Jenna Flanagan 51149 at http://wrvo.org County executives split on Cuomo's consolidation agenda Cuomo says local governments need to cope with tax cap http://wrvo.org/post/cuomo-says-local-governments-need-cope-tax-cap <p>Governor Andrew Cuomo is telling local governments they are on their own when it comes to coping with a recently imposed property tax cap, saying it is up to county and city government leaders to make the hard choices, and to stop complaining. Tue, 23 Oct 2012 13:01:11 +0000 Karen DeWitt 27968 at http://wrvo.org