Jensen On One-House Budget

A statement from Assemblyman Josh Jensen (R,C,I-Greece)

“I was disappointed reading through the Majority’s one-house budget today. While New York received the aid it was looking for from the federal government in the “America Rescue Package” and state tax revenue projections are higher than we expected, this budget resolution introduced new or increased taxes.

“While there are portions of this resolution that I wholeheartedly support, any budget that seeks to solve our state’s economic woes by dramatically increasing taxes and fees on New Yorkers rather than cutting unnecessary and wasteful spending is not something I could vote for. My hope is that the final enacted budget will meet our state’s necessary priorities without continuing our tax and spend tradition.”