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New York’s Cuomo Vows to Keep State, Local Tax Fight Alive

Feb. 22, 2019, 11:16 PM

New York Governor Andrew Cuomo is rallying a team of governors from fellow high-tax states to push Congress to repeal the cap on deductions for state and local taxes—an effort that looks doomed to fail.

Eight Democratic governors are banding together to pressure House Speaker Nancy Pelosi to bring up legislation that would eliminate the part of the 2017 Republican tax overhaul that limits how much of their state and local taxes people can write off their federal filing.

The SALT change was a “declaration of an economic civil war between Democratic states and Republican states,” Cuomo said on Feb. ...