Assembly approves tax extenders, Mario Cuomo Bridge deal


Assembly approves tax extenders, Mario Cuomo Bridge deal

New York Assembly Speaker Carl Heastie, D-Bronx, walks in the hallway talking with reporters during a special legislative session at the Capitol on Wednesday, June 28, 2017, in Albany, N.Y. (AP Photo/Hans Pennink) (Photo: Hans Pennink, AP)

ALBANY – The state Assembly voted early Thursday to extend more than $1.8 billion in local taxes, alter a Lake Ontario flood-relief package and name the new Tappan Zee Bridge for former Gov. Mario Cuomo.
The Democrat-led chamber voted around 1 a.m. to approve the 72-page bill, which was designed to resolve series of outstanding issues at the center of a stalemate with the …

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