Gov. Andrew M. Cuomo has said rising property taxes are driving people off Long Island [“Get innovative to cut LI taxes,” Editorial, Feb. 22].

However, his shared-services plan fails to address school districts, which account for 70 percent of property tax bills.

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When will school taxes get a serious look? If not soon, living on Long Island in the future is doubtful for this long-time resident.

Charles J. Puccio, Farmingville