Dutchess County Executive http://wamc.org en Former Dutchess County Exec Dies http://wamc.org/post/former-dutchess-county-exec-dies <p>A former county executive in the Hudson Valley has died.</p> Thu, 20 Jun 2013 03:57:02 +0000 Allison Dunne 67449 at http://wamc.org Former Dutchess County Exec Dies Some Mandate Relief is Proposed http://wamc.org/post/some-mandate-relief-proposed <p>In the governor’s State-of-the-State address, there was no mention of mandate relief, yet several county executives said they were not expecting to hear much about it then, that it would be during the governor’s budget address where they would expect some details about coping with unfunded mandates. Governor Cuomo did speak to unfunded mandates in his proposed 2013-2014 budget address Tuesday, introducing the topic this way.</p><p>Stephen Acquario is the executive director of the New York State Association of Counties, or NYSAC.</p> Wed, 23 Jan 2013 18:28:04 +0000 Allison Dunne 56328 at http://wamc.org Some Mandate Relief is Proposed Mandate Relief is a High Priority for County Execs http://wamc.org/post/mandate-relief-high-priority-county-execs <p>New York Governor Andrew Cuomo’s State-of-the-State speech Wednesday did not directly speak to unfunded mandates. Some county executives say that although mandate relief is important and very much needed, they did not expect the governor to talk about it. However, at least one did.</p><p> Thu, 10 Jan 2013 20:03:18 +0000 Allison Dunne 55478 at http://wamc.org