Timothy Cardinal Dolan urges state lawmakers to OK education tax credits
Timothy Cardinal Dolan turned from religious leader to lobbyist Tuesday, pushing state lawmakers to approve up to $300 million in education tax credits.
Dolan spent the day at the Capitol urging Gov. Cuomo and legislative leaders to support legislation that would grant tax credits to people who donate to schools and other educational organizations. He argued it would encourage more donations to both public and private schools while also boosting funds for scholarships to parochial schools.
The state Senate, which is controlled by a coalition of Republicans and five breakaway Democrats, has... read more