Ways and Means Committee

North Country News
11:00 am
Sat March 15, 2014

House Panel Presses Administration On School Taxes

Vermont Statehouse
Credit WAMC/Pat Bradley

Members of the tax-writing committee in the Vermont House are expressing frustration with the administration of Governor Peter Shumlin over school property taxes.

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Hudson Valley News
8:41 am
Mon July 22, 2013

Ulster Lawmakers To Approve Flood Buyout Money

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KINGSTON – The Ulster County Legislature this week will approve an additional $1.5 million in state funds for the purchase and demolition of homes damaged by flooding.

Ways and Means Committee Chairman Richard Gerentine said state is providing additional dollars for the buyout program.

“It was additional money that we did not have before. There was talk about it, but this is the actual bond itself and the money to move forward with it,” Gerentine said.

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