vote http://wrvo.org en Most area school budgets stay within tax cap http://wrvo.org/post/most-area-school-budgets-stay-within-tax-cap <p></p><p>Residents of school districts across the state go to the polls today to vote on budgets. These spending plans were created in the shadow of the state’s property tax cap program.</p><p>Most of the schools in New York state are offering budgets that keep tax increases below the state’s suggested two percent tax cap. These budgets are also increasing spending at an average rate of 2.6 percent.</p><p>To make up the difference, Tim Kremer, executive director of the New York State School Boards Association says most districts are dipping into savings.</p> Tue, 20 May 2014 10:16:17 +0000 Ellen Abbott 56040 at http://wrvo.org Most area school budgets stay within tax cap Most school budgets expected to pass http://wrvo.org/post/most-school-budgets-expected-pass <p>Voters in New York state go to the polls Tuesday to approve new school budgets. The New York State School Boards Association finds that many school districts are living within the limits imposed by a property tax cap enacted two years ago. Mon, 20 May 2013 13:09:10 +0000 Karen DeWitt 38115 at http://wrvo.org Hanna and Lamb crisscross the 22nd in a last push for votes http://wrvo.org/post/hanna-and-lamb-crisscross-22nd-last-push-votes <p>Congressman Richard Hanna and his opponent Dan Lamb spent election day crisscrossing the 22nd congressional district today asking constituents for their votes.</p><p> Tue, 06 Nov 2012 21:50:21 +0000 Catherine Loper & Ryan Delaney 28703 at http://wrvo.org New York state voters head to the polls http://wrvo.org/post/new-york-state-voters-head-polls <p>Voters across New York state will go to the polls today to vote for or against their local school budgets. This is the first vote since the state imposed a cap on how much local districts can raise the tax levy.</p><p> Tue, 15 May 2012 16:20:58 +0000 Catherine Loper 19288 at http://wrvo.org New York state voters head to the polls