Dutchess County Executive Marc Molinaro

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Dutchess County Executive Marc Molinaro announced today that he is running for reelection. The republican served in the State Assembly before being elected County Executive in November 2011. A resident of Red Hook, who has also served in local government, Molinaro spoke with WAMC News today about why he wants a second term in office.

Beacon Property Is Preserved As Open Space

Apr 21, 2015
Courtesy of the Office of the Dutchess County Executive

More than 100 acres of parkland in Dutchess County will be preserved.

Courtesy of the Office of the Dutchess County Executive

An updated plan to protect agriculture and farmland in Dutchess County is now law.

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.

WAMC, Allison Dunne

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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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...

Walkway To Hold Marathons In June

Nov 18, 2014
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 City’s first case of Ebola, confirmed late Thursday, has government officials scrambling and health officials mobilizing.

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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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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