ALBANY — Gov to try again on no-tax vow
Tomorrow, in his second State of the State speech to lawmakers, Cuomo plans to announce that his upcoming state-budget proposal will not include any new or increased taxes or fees to close a projected $2 billion deficit, sources said yesterday.
Candidate Cuomo pledged no new taxes in his 2010 campaign. But Gov. Cuomo last month engineered a restructuring of the state income-tax code that raised the rate on million-dollar earners significantly, compared to the pre-2009 rate, which had been scheduled to go back into effect on Jan. 1. [Read more…] about Read Gov. Cuomo’s lips: No new taxes next year. Really