The Schenectady City Council worked for more than three hours Thursday evening on the proposed 2015 city budget, cutting spending to drop the projected property tax hike below 1 percent.
A Common Council meeting Tuesday night revealed First Ward Councilwoman Robin Wentworth and Mayor Dayton King disagree on ways to balance the city’s 2015 budget.
The Schenectady City Council is targeting ways to cut spending in the proposed 2015 budget that include eliminating discretionary pay raises and cutting funds for golf course improvements.
The City Council whipped through the proposed 2015 budget in record time this year, but it left some council members feeling more like observers than decision-makers.
Rotterdam’s Republican Town Board members proposed 26 budget amendments Wednesday night, and all but six failed by a 2-2 vote.
Council members are looking closely at the city-run body shop as they search for ways to reduce the 2015 proposed budget.
Scotia Mayor Kris Kastberg isn’t happy that the proposed Glenville town budget would raise town taxes for village residents by 11.4 percent, or $11.87 for a home assessed at $116,300.
The Schenectady County Legislature on Tuesday voted unanimously to pass a $308.07 million budget for 2015.
The city might not have enough money to pay its entire state retirement bill for police and firefighters this year, Finance Commissioner Deborah DeGenova said.
City residents won’t see their taxes increase next year under the proposed 2015 comprehensive budget unveiled Tuesday night by city Finance Commissioner Michele Madigan.
The Montgomery County Legislature unanimously adopted its first budget Tuesday, and barring any further unforeseen action it will take effect on Jan. 1.
Schenectady County residents can weigh in on a proposed $307.97 million budget Monday.
The tentative Halfmoon town budget for 2015 keeps overall spending as the same level as this year and proposes a 36th consecutive year with no town-wide general property tax.
City Council members are on the lookout for $1 million.
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.
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.
The top-10 police officers earned a total of $540,943 above their normal salary in 2013.
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.
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.
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.
A morning fire destroyed the Holy Trinity football team's equipment a day before the team's first-ever playoff game, police said.
When an inferno raced through five 19th century Woodlawn Avenue brick row houses in July, it jeopardized one of the few Saratoga Springs examples of the brownstone-style homes that are so numerous in New York City.
Major league scouts will be coming in droves to watch the pitching exploits of Shenendehowa senior IAN ANDERSON, just as they did a year ago to take in the batting and fielding prowess of Niskayuna’s Garrett Whitley, who became a first-round pick of the Tampa Bay Rays.