Suffolk’s Fiscal Reality By The Numbers

As part of his “Fiscal Reality Tour,” Mr. Kennedy has explained how taxpayers have been burdened by enormous tax and fee hikes, seven bond rating downgrades, and payroll and spending increases, resulting in population loss and a fiscal crisis. He also cited a recent report from the NYS Comptroller’s offices that showed Suffolk is the most fiscally stressed county in the state two years running.

Below, please find the facts of Suffolk County’s fiscal reality by the numbers.

Property Tax IncreasesFee IncreasesUnder Steve BelloneSuffolk’s Fiscal Crisis


Board Showing Property Tax Increases Under Steve Bellone


Board Showing Bellone's Fee Increases Burden Working-Class Residents


Board Showing Payroll has Skyrocketed Under Steve Bellone


Board Showing Suffolk's Fiscal Crisis