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Tuesday, July 8, 2014
New York is poised to collect nearly $3.3 billion from a recent record settlement with France's largest bank, and the Cuomo administration plans to add it to the state's general fund.
Thursday, March 27, 2014
The New York Legislature's top Democrat said Thursday he expects to "do well" funding education and pre-kindergarten and cutting property taxes statewide in the new budget due next week.
Thursday, Jan. 23, 2014
The top-10 police officers earned a total of $540,943 above their normal salary in 2013.
Wednesday, Jan. 22, 2014
School superintendents in the region are calling for more state funding to avoid cuts, but support Gov. Andrew Cuomo's push for full-day pre-kindergarten.
Tuesday, Jan. 21, 2014
In his budget address Tuesday, Gov. Andrew Cuomo proposed a 3.8 percent increase in education aid for New York’s schools, but some Capital Region lawmakers say it’s not enough.
Monday, Jan. 20, 2014
Gov. Andrew Cuomo is expected to push for $2 billion in tax cuts, a $2 billion education bond act and funding for pre-kindergarten statewide during his budget address tomorrow in Albany.
Wednesday, Jan. 1, 2014
The Mechanicville City Council this week approved a $4.9 million city budget that will raise taxes by 17.7 percent to cover costs after depleting its surplus funds.
Thursday, Dec. 26, 2013
Most Saratoga County property owners will be paying a little more — if just a tiny bit more — in county property taxes next year.
Wednesday, Dec. 11, 2013
Saratoga County supervisors on Wednesday approved a $313 million budget for next year that includes a one-cent-per-$1,000 property tax increase.
Tuesday, Dec. 10, 2013
Gov. Andrew Cuomo embraced his tax commission's proposal Tuesday for a two-year freeze on what he called crushing local property taxes.
Tuesday, Nov. 26, 2013
Taxes will go down for most property owners under Fulton County’s $85.2 million budget for 2014.
Wednesday, Nov. 20, 2013
The Niskayuna Town Board will meet early this evening to vote on the 2014 town budget.
Thursday, Nov. 14, 2013
Saratoga County supervisors voted Thursday to scale back funding in next year’s budget for a proposed character and civility education program.
Wednesday, Nov. 13, 2013
Rotterdam residents won’t see a big increase in their taxes next year, but they’ll notice a few extra fees and one less town-operated service.
Monday, Nov. 4, 2013
The Saratoga Springs City Council waxed nostalgically about a zero percent tax increase on Monday night before approving a budget for next year with an average rate increase of 0.76 percent.