Hudson Valley News
8:00 am
Fri November 28, 2014

County Legislator Proposes Compromise For Rockland's Budget

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The minority leader of the Rockland County legislature Wednesday proposed a bipartisan compromise for the 2015 budget. The county executive has responded.

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Hudson Valley News
7:25 am
Fri November 14, 2014

NYS Comptroller Reviews Rockland's Prelim Budget

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The New York state comptroller has reviewed Rockland County’s proposed budget for 2015.

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Hudson Valley News
2:11 pm
Tue November 11, 2014

Westchester County Exec Proposes 2015 Budget

Fresh from his defeat in New York’s gubernatorial race, the Westchester County executive Monday proposed his 2015 budget, his fifth with no tax levy hike.

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Capital Region News
12:34 pm
Thu October 23, 2014

The Rescue Of Ladder 1

Credit Composite Image by Dave Lucas (WAMC)

It is being hailed  as a "win-win" for citizens and government: the final curtain in Albany's "battle to save Ladder 1." 

In an effort to balance her 2015 budget, Albany Mayor Kathy Sheehan proposed shaving a million dollars in annual expenses by eliminating Ladder 1 from service in the South End, where it would be first responder to any oil train disaster. Firefighters and their union were up in arms.   "The South Station will remain open."   

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New York News
12:28 pm
Thu October 2, 2014

Albany, Schenectady, Troy Unveil 2015 City Budgets

Albany Mayor Kathy Sheehan delivers her first budget address, October 1, 2014 in the rotunda at City Hall.
Credit WAMC photo by Dave Lucas

The mayors of Albany,  Schenectady and Troy released their 2015 budget proposals Wednesday. Tri-city residents are in for higher taxes. 

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Hudson Valley News
2:02 pm
Sat June 21, 2014

Orange County Exec Plans Budget Cuts

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The Orange County executive is looking at cost-cutting measures to help plug a $60 million budget gap next year.

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New England News
9:11 am
Sun May 4, 2014

Connecticut Lawmakers Pass Budget Deal

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Connecticut lawmakers have passed an approximately $19 billion budget crafted by the Democrats.

The Senate approved the deal on a 21-15 vote early Sunday morning. About an hour earlier, the House had approved the same agreement. The budget bill now moves to Gov. Dannel P. Malloy, who is expected to sign it into law.

The deal was reached just days after revelations that the state's projected budget surplus had plunged.

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Congressional Corner
11:05 am
Thu April 24, 2014

Congressional Corner with Paul Tonko

  Paul Ryan’s budget proposal has split the House.

In today’s Congressional Corner, New York representative Paul Tonko tells WAMC’s Alan Chartock that even the name of the budget bill is wrong.

Congressional Corner
10:50 am
Mon April 21, 2014

Congressional Corner With Richard Neal

    The Paul Ryan budget is the latest left-right dividing point.

In today’s Congressional Corner, Massachusetts Representative Richard Neal tells WAMC’s Alan Chartock that the GOP mistakenly sees tax cuts as a panacea.

Congressional Corner
10:50 am
Mon April 14, 2014

Congressional Corner With Sean Patrick Maloney

Credit Courtesy of the Office of Congressman Sean Patrick Maloney

  Congressman Paul Ryan’s budget proposal has divided the House.

In today’s Congressional Corner, New York representative Sean Patrick Maloney tells WAMC’s Alan Chartock that the plan hurts working families.