Monday, July 18, 2011

Taxes to only go up $13.8 with the referendum? Press conference tomorrow at 11:30

Update: According to County Comptroller George Margos 74% of borrowing costs will be covered by the expected revenues leading to a projected tax increase of only 13.80/year. That is where the number mentioned in this article comes from. I know I make it seem like its a number that will be there from the start which it isn't. For more on that & more on the referendum in general check out Nick Giglias latest entry:

According to a new report from Nassau Countys office of legislative budget review, taxes will only go up $13.80 per year if the referendum is passed.

This is contrary to the numbers in the ballpark of $48 or $58 that have been thrown around for many weeks. An increase of $13.80 per year amounts to twenty six center per week. That's right, for slightly more then a quarter per week you can save the Islanders, save jobs, and ensure a massive amount of tax revenue is generated in the county for years to come.

Here is a link to learn more:

Also according to newsday, tomorrow at 11:30am in front of the Coliseum there will be a press conference, protest, & drive to save concerts on Long Island. According to the article Randy Jackson of Zebra and Randy Jones of the village people will be speakers at tomorrows function.

I encourage all of you out there to go and show your support if your free!!

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