New York State Closes Loophole in Do Not Call Registry

New York State has passed legislation enacting the Nuisance Call Act, which closes a loophole in the Do Not Call Registry and requires live telemarketers to give consumers the option to be added to the seller's do-not-call list. It also requires telemarketers to have... Read More.

NYS Sales Tax Collection Up in Tioga, down in Broome

Local sales tax collections in New York State totaled $4.8 billion in the third quarter of 2019, an increase of 6.3 percent over the third quarter of 2018. This growth was stronger than in either of the first two quarters of the year.

Local Property Tax Levies Rising in New York State

Local governments in New York levied a total of $36.6 billion in property taxes in 2019 – an increase of 2.4 percent over 2018, according to a report just released by State Comptroller Thomas DiNapoli. Annual property tax levy increases have slowed significantly since 2005... Read More.

Endicott Police Bomb Squad Gets $100K State Grant

New funding has been awarded in New York State to improve the capabilities of bomb squads to locate and prevent emergencies caused by improvised explosive devices. The Village of Endicott is one of a dozen communities to be selected in the grant program. $100,000... Read More.

Read About 17 Owego Projects Funded By $10M NY Award

Enhance Waterfront Accessibility and Recreational Opportunities: Provide access at key locations to the Susquehanna River and Owego Creek waterfronts and create connections between the Riverwalk and waterfront parks, increasing the use of these resources, drawing activity to existing and future businesses along Front Street,... Read More.