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Former Schenectady finance commissioner Ismat Alam will join the mayor’s office in Albany as the city’s new budget director. Albany Mayor Kathy Sheehan picked Alam to oversee the city’s finances when she announced her cabinet selections Friday afternoon. Alam, who now works as the chief finance officer for Proctors, worked roughly six years as Schenectady’s finance commissioner. “I am confident in Ismat’s ability to guide Albany’s financial future,” said Sheehan in a news release. “Her ...


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artbarb
January 11, 2014
6:56 a.m.

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Let's see how long she lasts there.

blossom4761
January 11, 2014
7:37 p.m.

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Yup, just another smile to the public, while she does behind the scenes deals. Glad we are not stuck with her anymore, and just like artbarb said, lets see how long she stays there. If you are doing your job right, why do want to keep leaving jobs?

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