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Down, but not out, in land bank competition

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Strike one. The cities of Schenectady and Amsterdam, along with Schenectady County, dotted all their i’s, crossed all their t’s and still got turned away by the state attorney general’s office in their first attempt to win funding for their regional land bank. Perhaps rejection wouldn’t have stung so badly if many of the seven other applicants had also been turned down; but the Capital Region’s land bank was one of only two that got ...

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October 31, 2013
7:34 a.m.

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It's time to stop looking for State handouts and clean our own self created financial mess. Stop looking for State solutions to County and City fiscal incompetency. One party never works.