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Cuomo boosts Curran plan for reassessment

Jan 17, 2019 - Newsday (New York)

ALBANY - Gov. Andrew M. Cuomo is backing Nassau County Executive Laura Curran's proposal to phase in any changes wrought by a property reassessment plan over five years.

The governor gave Curran's initiative leverage by tucking it into his 2019-20 state budget proposal, which he unveiled Tuesday.

Doing so boosts it in two significant ways: State lawmakers wouldn't have to vote on it as a stand-alone piece of legislation but rather as one component of a roughly $175 billion plan to fu...