Assembly State and Local Government

The Assembly State and Local Government Committee focuses on policy and legislation that has a direct impact on state government, as well as legislation dealing with ethics, pensions, election related issues and public employees.
Democratic Research Aide:  Nicole A. Brown   
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Singleton & DeAngelo Bill to Transform Senior Freeze Property Tax Rebate into a Direct Credit Advances

Asm. Troy Singleton An Assembly panel on Monday approved legislation sponsored by Assembly Democrats Troy Singleton and Wayne DeAngelo that would transform the senior freeze property tax rebate program from a reimbursement program into a credit program for most eligible homeowners.

"By administering this rebate program the same way we do the homestead property tax credit program, not only will it deliver savings to eligible senior and disabled residents in their current tax year will, but it will also save taxpayer dollars by cutting administrative costs to the state," said Singleton (D-Burlington). "Given the hefty burden that property taxes pose, real-time relief is what we need to be striving for..."

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