Dutchess County Executive Marc Molinaro

Hudson Valley News
7:46 am
Fri March 20, 2015

Dutchess Has New Agriculture And Farmland Protection Law

Dutchess County Executive Marc Molinaro signs Agricultural and Farmland Protection Plan into law.
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An updated plan to protect agriculture and farmland in Dutchess County is now law.

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Hudson Valley News
3:50 pm
Thu February 26, 2015

Molinaro Discusses Dutchess County Outlook

Marc Molinaro is Dutchess County Executive.
Credit WAMC/Allison Dunne

Dutchess County Executive Marc Molinaro says consolidation will be at the foundation of his effort this year to trim the budget and save money. The Republican discussed his budget plans for 2015 after delivering his state of the county address Wednesday night.

Hudson Valley News
1:22 pm
Wed January 7, 2015

Developers Revise Silo Ridge Project For Dutchess County

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Developers of a proposed upscale resort community for the Harlem Valley region of Dutchess County presented a revised site plan to local officials Tuesday. The new plan scales down the project in response to concerns from town residents and officials.

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1:20 pm
Tue January 6, 2015

Congressman Chris Gibson Begins Final Term In Office

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New York’s 19th District U.S. Representative Chris Gibson will not seek a fourth term in 2016 - the Congressman may be considering a future bid for statewide office.

Congressman Chris Gibson released an official statement Tuesday morning. He has decided to retire, raising hopes for Democrats seeking to re-capture the coveted 19th congressional district which covers  Sullivan, Ulster, Delaware, Otsego, Schoharie, Greene and Columbia counties and parts of Montgomery, Rensselaer and Dutchess counties. Some are suggesting Gibson has an eye on a statewide office...

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Hudson Valley News
6:58 pm
Tue November 18, 2014

Walkway To Hold Marathons In June

Credit Ashley Arias, Walkway Over the Hudson

It was a bitter cold day at Walkway Over the Hudson, but the focus today was on a major event involving the signature pedestrian bridge in the Hudson Valley next summer.

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New York News
12:45 pm
Fri October 24, 2014

New York: Ready For Ebola

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New York City’s first case of Ebola, confirmed late Thursday, has government officials scrambling and health officials mobilizing.

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Hudson Valley News
9:00 pm
Wed September 24, 2014

Dutchess County Exec Expresses His Preference For Casino Licenses

Credit The Grand Hudson Resort and Casino

The Dutchess County executive is endorsing one of the proposed casinos in Orange County.

Republican Dutchess County Executive Marc Molinaro has submitted to the New York State Gaming Commission a letter of support for Greenetrack’s proposed Grand Hudson Resort and Casino at Stewart Airport in Orange County. He says Dutchess has agreements with developers of five of the nine proposed casinos for the Hudson Valley and Catskills, but Greenetrack’s is the best.

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Hudson Valley News
7:21 pm
Fri July 11, 2014

House Passes Legislation Curtailing FERC Enforcement Of Capacity Zone

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The House of Representatives has passed an amendment put forth by two New York congressmen who want to rein in the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission and undo a new capacity zone.

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Hudson Valley News
6:14 am
Sat June 14, 2014

Dutchess Road Will Be Dedicated To Honor Veterans

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A road in a Hudson Valley town will be dedicated Saturday morning to honor local veterans.

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Hudson Valley News
1:03 pm
Wed May 21, 2014

Dutchess County Exec Supports Lawsuit Against FERC

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The Dutchess County executive has joined the legal fight to dismantle a new capacity zone. He says county residents cannot afford to pay the price of higher electric bills resulting from the new zone and is calling on a federal agency to halt the zone’s implementation.

Dutchess County Executive Marc Molinaro Monday filed an amicus brief with the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Second Circuit, against the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission.

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