New legislation aims to help Rockland County first responders

Assemblyman Mike Lawler introduced proposals Friday that would provide either a 10% or 100% property tax exemption for volunteer firefighters in Rockland County who are actively serving for at least five years.

News 12 Staff

Jan 21, 2022, 8:26 PM

Updated 915 days ago

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There's new legislation in the works to help first responders in Rockland County.
Assemblyman Mike Lawler introduced proposals Friday that would provide either a 10% or 100% property tax exemption for volunteer firefighters in Rockland County who are actively serving for at least five years.
Another piece of legislation he announced would allocate $250 million for first responders across the state to tap into for training.
Gov. Kathy Hochul recently signed similar legislation for volunteer firefighters in Monroe County to receive a 10% property tax cut.


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