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Schenectady County budget likely to top tax cap

Speaker: Legislature will weigh cuts to services, personnel

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Democrats in the county Legislature’s supermajority will contemplate a package of cuts to reduce the tax levy in the proposed 2013 county budget but are likely to pass a spending plan that still exceeds the state-mandated cap, a legislator said. Majority speaker Gary Hughes believes the Democrats will have enough votes to adopt a budget that carries less of a burden on taxpayers, but will still increase the tax levy more than the 2.95 percent ...

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October 23, 2012
7:52 a.m.

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No wonder why people are fleeing this state.

October 23, 2012
2:02 p.m.

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LIBERALS are DESTROYING Schenectady and New York state. They MUST be removed! Vote out EVERY Democrat. They only have one plan: TAX & SPEND, TAX & SPEND, and TAX & SPEND!

October 23, 2012
6:22 p.m.

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It's time to flush the toilet on the county and city elected officials. Irregardless of your political affiliation, if you wouldn't ever consider running your personal household budget on a continuing deficit, why in the heck would you allow elected officials to continue to do so?
if you've got that great public sector job or are able to suck up benefits while staying home and not working or an elected official who is clocking retirement benefits to include mediacal, life and retirement pay, good for you. My tax weary ass is tired of driving your bus. If you can't be relied upon to look out for the majority interests and needs, then get your resumes updated and get ready to be gone. I respectfully wish you nothing but the best, but please go "help" someone else, loser. Thank you