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GOP tries to revive 'STAR' property-tax rebate checks
As state budget negotiations begin in earnest, Senate Republicans unveiled a new tax-cut package Monday that would restore property-tax rebate checks for homeowners.
Senate co-leader Dean Skelos (R-Rockville Centre) wants to revive the “STAR” (School Tax Relief) rebate checks program, which would provide an average $445 check to every homeowner in the state. The program was eliminated in 2009...