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Lieutenant governor defends tax-free initiative

Cuomo’s idea seeks to lure businesses

Lieutenant Governor Robert J. Duffy, was on hand for a presentation and discussion on the topic of Tax-Free NY this Wednesday, in the Schenectady County Community College's Lally Mohawk Room.
Photographer: Marc Schultz
Lieutenant Governor Robert J. Duffy, was on hand for a presentation and discussion on the topic of Tax-Free NY this Wednesday, in the Schenectady County Community College's Lally Mohawk Room.
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Tax-free communities: What’s not to love? State officials are learning that despite their efforts to rid New York of its reputation as the nation’s “tax capital,” not everyone is happy with the governor’s initiative to lure new businesses to the region by promising no taxes for a decade. One thing’s for sure, said Lt. Gov. Bob Duffy as he extolled the governor’s new Tax-Free NY initiative to Schenectady business and economic development leaders Wednesday: There ...


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gina99
June 6, 2013
8:14 a.m.

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This crony capitalism will never pass. Steiner really supports giving income tax breaks to new businesses while raising taxes on existing businesses and homeowners? Thankfully CSEA and UUP are fighting the latest "plan" for Upstate from the Cuomo's administration. Cut taxes across the board and watch what can happen. Stop having government trying to pick winners and losers.

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