Assemblyman Tom McKevitt (R,C,I-East Meadow) today announced the towns of Hempstead and North Hempstead are to receive significant increases in state aid as part of the 2006-2007 legislative budget agreement reached late Tuesday.
“The funding for both towns will allow them to use the money as they deem fit to lessen the burden on homeowners,” McKevitt remarked. “This is a clear victory for the working families in Hempstead and North Hempstead.”
McKevitt noted the towns are to each receive a 19.96 percent increase over the current year’s state aid allocation.
Hempstead is to receive $3.9 million in state aid while North Hempstead is to get over $1 million.
“I am happy to help deliver this essential aid to the towns encompassing the 17th Assembly District,” McKevitt concluded.