Gov. Hochul has promised not to raise taxes, but she voted to do just that — 11 times — as a member of the town board of Hamburg, in western New York.
In fact, the hamburglar raised property taxes more than 50% during her 13-year tenure upstate, a Post review of her voting record shows.
Hochul served on the Democratic-controlled board from 1994 until 2007, when she resigned to become clerk of Erie County. The almost regular yearly tax increases were usually passed unanimously in budgets by the five-member board.
When Hochul was first appointed to the board, it oversaw a...