Independent Budget Office Pushes Property-Tax Reform

McKaig, Ryan
January 2003
Bond Buyer;1/13/2003, Vol. 343 Issue 31551, p4
Trade Publication
Reports on the need for reforms in New York City, New York's property tax system, according to city's Independent Budget Office director Ronnie Lowenstein. Factors that led to the need for reforms; Views of Lowenstein on strategies that can be adopted for the reforms; Views of city mayor Michael Bloomberg on the use of deficit financing bonds by the city.


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