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Sweeney bill would ease property tax limit for school districts

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Senate President Stephen Sweeney  plans to move ahead with a bill that would allow local school districts to raise property taxes beyond the 2 percent annual cap that has been in effect since 2010. Sweeney, D-3rd District, said in a Nov. 23 statement that the changes are necessary because of a June 2018 “equalization” overhaul to the state’s school funding ...

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