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Assemblymember Steck: Legislation Provides Real Tax Relief for Upstate Families

“Today the Assembly passed legislation that will provide property tax relief for upstate families, including a four year extension of the real property tax cap, which has dramatically reduced growth in local property taxes since it took effect in...

June 25, 2015
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Empire Wine Legislation Passes Assembly

The New York State Assembly passed Assemblymember Steck’s legislation to protect New York wine retailers from State Liquor Authority (SLA) overreach (A.5920-A). The bill was introduced after the SLA unfairly targeted a local...

June 15, 2015
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Assemblymember Steck Opposes the Governor’s “ETC” Scheme to Benefit the Wealthy

“I am opposed to the governor’s so-called ‘Education Tax Credit’ or ‘ETC.’ It would not benefit middle class families who sacrifice to send their children to private or parochial school. The $500 tuition tax credit that only applies to families with...

June 3, 2015
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Assemblymember Steck's Bill to Protect Worker Wages Passes Both Houses Unanimously

Assemblymember Phil Steck (D-Colonie) and Senator Hugh T. Farley (R-Niskayuna) announced the unanimous passage of a bill they sponsored to hold out-of-state corporations liable for unpaid wages...

May 28, 2015
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The Municipal Health Insurance Savings Act Will Provide Local Tax Relief

For years, local governments have been stretched thin maintaining services while dealing with rising health insurance costs. Assemblymember Phil Steck (D-Colonie) has reintroduced legislation (A.739) that allows cities,...

May 19, 2015
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