Cuomo Blasts Washington for Cutting Taxes, Blames DC for His Own Tax Hike

Reclaim New York Initiative offered the following response to today’s announcement that New York, New Jersey, and Connecticut will file a lawsuit over recently enacted federal tax reform:

“This lawsuit is moronic. It’s spending our money attacking the federal government for actually cutting taxes for the vast majority of New Yorkers.

“Meanwhile, Governor Cuomo’s budget would increase taxes and fees on New Yorkers by over $2 billion. It’s an attack on the very taxpayers they’re pretending to defend.

“People are tired of Albany politicians blaming everyone for New York’s high taxes and lack of competitiveness while they double down to protect insiders, and their own pet projects.

“Albany’s failed policies, not Washington’s, are crushing New York taxpayers. New Yorkers should see the ridiculous war with Washington for what it is – a political scheme, and distraction from a state budget that truly threatens their ability to afford to stay here.”