Empire State Bank Victory Boulevard Banking Center is Now Open!
The Minority Leader reminds residents to attend, learn and enroll in various programs that can make staying in homes more affordable, particularly for seniors, veterans, those with disabilities
Congressman Dan Donovan (NY-11), leaders from the Staten Island Board of Realtors, and a local accountant and College of Staten Island (CSI) Accounting and Finance Professor today detailed how the new tax law, which capped the SALT deduction, will negatively impact hardworking New Yorkers. The experts shared their perspectives on how capping the deduction – which has been a part of the U.S. tax code since 1913 – will harm middle-class residents and negatively impact the already-unaffordable housing market in New York City.
Congressman Dan Donovan (NY-11) and Congresswoman Kyrsten Sinema (AZ-09) introduced H.R. 4462, the Taking Responsibility by Accounting for Corruption and Excess (TRACE) Act, bipartisan legislation that ensures federal contractors for disaster response cannot shield expenses and activities from audits and reviews.
Governor Andrew M. Cuomo today announced the availability of up to $3.5 million for innovative research and development proposals to accelerate the use of electric vehicles, reduce the cost of installing and operating charging stations, and provide recommendations on how they can be used for grid resiliency. This investment and efforts to increase the use of electric vehicles support Governor Andrew M. Cuomo's nation-leading goals to reduce greenhouse gas emissions 40 percent by 2030.
On Saturday, December 2nd, Assemblyman Michael Cusick (D-63rd Assembly District) and Senator Andrew Lanza (R-24th Senate District) will host a Secure Shred Event. This event will take place at the Staten Island Mall Sears parking lot, at the corner of Richmond Ave and Platinum Ave between the hours of 12pm-3:00pm. In an effort to help their constituents protect themselves from identity theft, the American Security Shredding Corp will provide on-site paper shredding to dispose of any unwanted confidential documentation you may have.
ES Bancshares, Inc., the parent company of Empire State Bank, announced today that the Bank has received all regulatory approvals to open full-service branch offices at 1698 Victory Boulevard, Staten Island, New York and 6823 18th Avenue, Brooklyn, New York. The branches are anticipated to open in the second quarter of 2018.
Matteo: Savings from New Alternative Veterans Property Tax Exemption Will Be Reflected in January 2018 Bills
DONOVAN: ARMY CORPS SEAWALL WILL REDUCE FLOOD INSURANCE PREMIUMS
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DONOVAN SECURES FEMA GUARANTEE AS CLAIMS DEADLINE APPROACHES
DONOVAN VOTES TO BALANCE BUDGET, GROW ECONOMY
The average veteran’s household will see additional savings of $595, and a total savings of more than $1,100 per year on property taxes; applications for Fiscal Year 2017-2018 due by March 2018 City Council Minority Leader Steven Matteo announced today that recipients of the new Alternative Veterans Property Tax Exemption will see the adjusted savings reflected in their January 2018 quarterly property tax bills. The Alternative Veterans Property Tax Exemption more than doubles the benefit veterans have previously been receiving, with the average household receiving an additional $595 off of their property tax bill, for a total savings of more than $1,100 per year.
GOVERNOR CUOMO ANNOUNCES NEW ACTIONS TO PROTECT NEW YORKERS' PERSONAL INFORMATION IN WAKE OF EQUIFAX SECURITY BREACH Proposed Regulation Requires Credit Rating Agencies to Comply with New York's First-in-the-Nation Cybersecurity Regulation