New York has made big changes to STAR rebates and some lawmakers have had enough

Enough already with the changes to the state’s STAR program!

That was the message this week from state lawmakers in the Hudson Valley, where property taxes are among the highest in the nation.

The popular STAR break now comes in the form of a check for homeowners who earn between $250,000 and $500,000 a year.

And the state has made a series of other quiet adjustments in recent years to the $3 billion a year program that gives homeowners a break on their school taxes.

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