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Hudson Valley News
8:24 pm
Fri September 5, 2014

Report Shows High Turnover Among HV School Superintendents

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A not-for-profit policy and planning organization in the Hudson Valley is out with a report that reveals a high turnover rate for school superintendents in the region.

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Hudson Valley News
2:11 am
Tue May 20, 2014

Pattern Report Highlights Infrastructure Issues

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“Crumbling or tumbling” — that was the subject of a Hudson Valley non-profit’s conference today on infrastructure issues, a week after it released a report on the topic as President Obama visited Westchester County to talk about the need for infrastructure investment.

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Hudson Valley News
11:05 pm
Wed September 18, 2013

Hudson Valley Housing Report Shows New Trend

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A Hudson Valley nonprofit organization has released a report on housing in the region. The findings point to a major change when it comes to home ownership. The report points to a revision of the American Dream.

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Hudson Valley News
7:09 pm
Mon June 17, 2013

Two Congressmen Reach Across The Aisle In The Hudson Valley

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Two New York Congressmen from the Hudson Valley engaged in a discussion of regional issues, just the two of them, earlier today in Poughkeepsie. It was the first such joint event for them outside Washington, D.C. 

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Hudson Valley News
6:19 pm
Sun June 16, 2013

Two Congressmen Will Reach Across The Aisle During A Poughkeepsie Event

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Two New York Congressmen from the Hudson Valley will share breakfast and talk about a number of regional issues Monday morning. The idea is that they’ll do so casting party affiliation aside.

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Hudson Valley News
6:34 pm
Thu May 23, 2013

Governor Cuomo Takes Tax-Free NY Idea To New Paltz

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New York Governor Andrew Cuomo has taken his new tax-free plan for businesses on the road. He was in the Hudson Valley today, touting his plan to allow new businesses to operate tax-free on SUNY campuses across New York.

One day after first introducing the plan at several stops across the state, Cuomo was back at it Thursday, delivering a speech at the State University of New York at New Paltz, which would be one of the 64 SUNY campuses statewide designated as tax–free for new businesses.

He says 55 of the 64 campuses are in upstate New York.

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Hudson Valley News
12:29 pm
Mon May 13, 2013

Report Shows Declining School Enrollment in the Hudson Valley

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School enrollment is declining in New York’s Hudson Valley. A new report shows projections through 2020, and already has three years of numbers demonstrating the downward trend.

The report, entitled “The Empty Classroom Syndrome,” looks at enrollment projections for 114 public school districts across nine Hudson Valley counties – Columbia, Dutchess, Greene, Orange, Putnam, Rockland, Sullivan, Ulster, and Westchester. Newburgh-based non-profit planning and policy organization Pattern for Progress released the report. Here’s Pattern’s President and CEO Jonathan Drapkin.

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New York News
6:51 pm
Tue February 26, 2013

NYS Comptroller Estimates Wall St. Bonuses Are Up 8 Percent

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As New York State officials and legislators pore over Governor Andrew Cuomo’s proposed budget, State Comptroller Thomas DiNapoli today released his office’s estimate of Wall Street bonuses. He says the annual forecast is in line with state and New York City budget expectations.

Cash bonuses paid to New York City securities-industry employees are forecast to rise by 8 percent, to $20 billion, for last year, driven, in part, by bonuses deferred from prior years. That’s according to DiNapoli.

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