Month: April 2018

  • Tell Vestal Schools: Stop Hoarding Our Taxes!

    **Remember to sign the petition below to tell Vestal schools: Stop hoarding our taxes!** For years, Vestal Central School District has been hoarding millions of dollars in taxpayer money – enough to cut property taxes in half. Some of that saving is necessary. Some of it is even good. But most of it is just […]


    It’s no secret that Broome County is facing tough financial times. And keeping the county’s fund balance a secret is no way to fix its problems. A proposed “daylight law” from the Broome County Legislature would require the administration to release regular reports on the county’s financial health. This legislation is key to helping county […]

  • Rushed Budget Avoids Big Tax Hikes But Still Grabs Money to Fund Pork & Waste, With No Transparency Measures

    Reclaim New York Initiative Executive Director Brandon Muir provided the following statement on the passage of the FY2018-2019 New York State budget: “Did this budget make New York more affordable and less corrupt – the answer is a definitive, no. The Governor’s proposal started in a bad place and only through the Senate’s efforts did […]