Downstate counties left out in the cold
Counties, like Rodney Dangerfield, seem to get no respect.
In their surprise scramble last week to roll back the MTA payroll tax, Gov. Andrew M. Cuomo and Albany lawmakers provided no relief to the governments of the seven downstate counties surrounding New York City. Towns, villages and cities were also left out in the cold.
While the MTA payroll tax was supposed to be collected for...