mayors http://wrvo.org en New York Conference of Mayors has one focus http://wrvo.org/post/new-york-conference-mayors-has-one-focus <p></p><p>Mayors from across the state have a bone to pick with the Cuomo administration. It is the governor’s proposal for a two percent tax freeze over two years. It would reward communities with property tax rebates if local governments implement austerity measures to keep their growth under the cap.</p><p>It sounds great on the surface, but according to the New York Conference of Mayors in Albany recently, looks can be deceiving.</p> Mon, 17 Feb 2014 11:50:09 +0000 Jenna Flanagan 51323 at http://wrvo.org New York Conference of Mayors has one focus Mayors testify at annual Tin Cup Day in Albany http://wrvo.org/post/mayors-testify-annual-tin-cup-day-albany <p>Mayors from around the state -- including Syracuse Mayor Stephanie Miner -- testified before the state legislative fiscal committees. In what’s traditionally known as Tin Cup Day, many asked for more money, while others asked for authorization to collect more money from their citizens.<br /><br />First up was New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio, who came armed with a new report that he says shows how he could enact universal access to pre-kindergarten at a “rapid pace,” in an expansion that he calls one of the largest in the nation’s history.<br /> Tue, 28 Jan 2014 12:10:38 +0000 Karen DeWitt 50505 at http://wrvo.org Mayors testify at annual Tin Cup Day in Albany Mayors in 2014 face big fiscal challenges http://wrvo.org/post/mayors-2014-face-big-fiscal-challenges <p></p> Wed, 11 Sep 2013 11:59:42 +0000 Karen DeWitt 43969 at http://wrvo.org