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.
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.
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...
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.
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.