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Editorial: It's just a hearing on tax cap override; yeah, right

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Schenectady County officials say otherwise, but we’d be shocked if the budget due to be presented for the Legislature’s consideration Monday hasn’t, for the most part, been finished for weeks and doesn’t include a tax hike that exceeds the state-mandated 2.95 percent cap. Why else would they have bothered to schedule a public hearing on an override, and planned to vote on the measure immediately after the hearing? Budgets don’t get thrown together in the ...


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wmarincic
September 26, 2012
7:26 a.m.

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Democrats equal TAX and Spend and TAX some more. I can't believe people are so stupid to keep voting these same socialists in year after year. A woman said " I was happy to hear that I was getting free healthcare (Obamacare) until I found out how much it was going to cost me".

hodgkins.t
September 26, 2012
10:16 a.m.

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the people should have the power to vote on all budgets

ThePhilistine
September 26, 2012
11:13 a.m.

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Stop raising the damn taxes 2.95 % is too much. I don't get a 2.95% raise every year yet I live within my budget, cut the crap.

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