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After credit rating cut, McCarthy is the one who looks foolish

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After credit rating cut, McCarthy is the one who looks foolish Re Sept. 27 article, “Moody’s lowers city’s rating”: For the past two weeks Schenectady Mayor Gary McCarthy has been describing the recent city-county sales tax agreement as “fair,” while characterizing attempts to gain a better deal for the city as being based upon “overly simplistic” or “flawed” analysis that only a “foolish” person would believe. As the city’s former budget analyst who provided the ...

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October 1, 2012
6:08 p.m.

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Patricia, the Kalamazoo Promise looks like it might be working and was a good idea. The key thing to remember is that it is a privately funded operation. A similar operation, called the Michigan Promise, run but the state is bankrupt and has been stopped. We should well be reminded of the difference.

October 1, 2012
11:36 p.m.

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Wrong Sean, you don't know what Foote had to do with voting McDonald out of office as his letter implied. I don't live in the district either, but I contributed to his removal from office, not unlike all those billionaire homo-activists who bought McDonald's vote for a half a million dollars didn't live in the district.