Abinanti on limos, pickups and the millionaire’s tax


As protesters hit the state Capitol today pushing for a so-called millionaire’s tax because they are unhappy with Gov. Andrew Cuomo’s state budget deal, first-term Assemblyman Tom Abinanti of Greenburgh recently addressed the issue before a crowd of business leaders. You might say he wasn’t on his home turf.

At a breakfast meeting of the Westchester County Association, Abinanti said New York’s fiscal challenges are as much a revenue problem as they are a spending problem. Take a look:

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The debate over such a tax is spreading as lawmakers and governors across the country are battling over its merits in an effort to plug massive budget holes.


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