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Fulton County EDC official: Spats will hinder growth

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Fulton County is “behind the eight ball” when it comes to positioning itself for economic spillover from the GlobalFoundries project in Malta, and a lack of cooperation between municipalities is responsible. That’s what Fulton County EDC President Mike Reese told a crowd of local leaders and concerned residents Wednesday night at Broadalbin-Perth High School during a community forum to discuss the potential impact of the multibillion-dollar GlobalFoundries microchip fabrication plant in Malta. The event was ...

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March 24, 2011
11:24 a.m.

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Mr. Reese would have given his desire for progress in economic development much more impetus if he had stated that the City of Johnstown must learn to cooperate better with the other governments in Fulton County! These other governments have made many, many, many efforts to cooperate only to be stymied by the intransigence of City of Johnstown officials.