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Hudson Valley education advocates, property tax reformers unite
There's long been a tug-of-war in New York between parents and other taxpayers, with better schools on one end and affordable living on the other.
But last Thursday, advocates from both sides of the issue joined forces to talk about a common solution. The meeting attracted education advocates from Westchester, Rockland, Putnam and Ulster counties as well as property tax reformers from throughout...