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For Release: IMMEDIATELY, May 25, 2011
Joshua Fitzpatrick, (518) 455-3751
Assembly Minority Leader Brian Kolb Discusses Property Tax Cap With Governor Andrew Cuomo

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Assembly Minority Leader Brian M. Kolb (R,I,C-Canandaigua) is pictured (center, speaking at podium) introducing Governor Andrew Cuomo (left) during today's press conference at the State Capitol in Albany announcing that a property tax cap was finally in sight for overtaxed homeowners. Leader Kolb introduced Governor Cuomo and thanked the Governor for his partnership in working with him, and the Assembly Minority Conference, on the tax cap. Pictured, from left to right, are New York State Governor Andrew Cuomo; New York State Assembly Minority Leader Brian Kolb and Senate Majority Leader Dean Skelos.

Leader Kolb Speaks at Property Tax Cap Press Conference, Says There Is "Hope For New York," and that a Property Tax Cap Is "Welcome News For Overtaxed Homeowners"

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Assembly Minority Leader Brian M. Kolb (R,I,C-Canandaigua) is pictured (center, speaking at podium) discussing news that a property tax cap would finally be moving forward in the Assembly. During his remarks, Leader Kolb said the development meant "Hope for New York," and that a property tax cap was "Welcome news for overtaxed homeowners." Leader Kolb also said that the state Legislature now needed to focus on delivering unfunded mandate relief for local governments and school districts to fulfill the promise of true property tax relief.

Pictured, front row, from left to right, are New York State Assembly Speaker Sheldon Silver; New York State Governor Andrew Cuomo; New York State Assembly Minority Leader Brian Kolb and Senate Majority Leader Dean Skelos. Also pictured, back row, from left to right, are Brian Sampson, Executive Director of Unshackle Upstate; Mike Elmendorf, President and CEO of the Associated General Contractors of New York State; F. Michael Tucker, President and CEO of the Center for Economic Growth; Garry Douglas, President of the Plattsburgh-North Country Chamber of Commerce and Kenneth Adams, President and CEO of Empire State Development and Commissioner of the New York State Department of Economic Development.


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