Call to Action: Equitable Treatment of BOCES Capital Costs

June 12, 2017

Last week several NYSSBA priority bills moved through the Assembly Education Committee, including legislation sponsored by Assemblywoman Sandy Galef and Senator Terrence Murphy (A.5965/S.4283) which would exclude school districts' BOCES capital costs from the tax cap. Currently, a school district's own capital costs are excluded from the cap. This bill, and several other NYSSBA priorities, are now referred to the Assembly Ways and Means committee and await a vote by the full Senate. Take Action Now

Contact your legislators and ask them to pass this bill before the legislative session ends.

Visit the NYSSBA Online Action Center to access letters to legislators on this and other NYSSBA priority bills.  

2017 Resolution Kit

The 2017 Resolution Kit is now available. Please consider submitting a resolution for consideration by the delegates at the 2017 Annual Business Meeting. As a reminder, the deadline for resolution submission is close of business, Monday July 10, 2017.

NYSSBA's Governmental Relations team will keep you up to date on these and other issues.

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