Journal News 4/28/17: ER Tax Cap Override Proposal

East Ramapo’s tax-cap busting calculation: Editorial

The East Ramapo school district’s proposed 2017-2018 budget plan would break the state’s tax cap and provide 14 days of non-mandated busing to private schools. Wochit

School leaders are banking on strong support from parents who want more private-school busing. But at what cost?

But it busts the property tax levy cap to do it. The district’s budget plan would hike taxes 2.49 percent, a full percentage point over the cap.

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