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ALBANY | Stakeholders are making a final push for reform of a state program to give private forest owners tax breaks and other incentives to broaden sustainable forestry practices in the Adirondacks. more

The Sun

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ALBANY | A controversial executive budget proposal that would change how state-owned land is taxed in the Adirondack Park has been stripped from the state Assembly and Senate one-house budget bills released last week. more

The Sun

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JOHNSBURG | The Johnsburg Town Board has voted unanimously to oppose a plan contained within the executive budget proposal to change how the state pays municipal property taxes on its vast land holdings. more

The Sun

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Albany and the Adirondacks are engaged in a standoff. more

Editorials

The State of Vermont has a problem: it likes to spend more than it takes in in revenues especially when it comes to the education budget. It also has a problem backing away from its reliance, more and more, on property taxes. more

Editorials

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PLATTSBURGH | The special election to fill a vacant seat on the Clinton County Legislature has been set for March 27. more

The Sun

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ELIZABETHTOWN | Concerns continue to grow by an expanding coalition over an executive budget proposal to use payment-in-lieu-of-taxes agreements instead of market value to calculate taxes on land in the Adirondack Park and the Catskills. more

The Sun

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ELIZABETHTOWN | A new executive budget proposal on how to pay land taxes within the Adirondack Park drew the ire of Essex County lawmakers on Monday. more

The Sun

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PLATTSBURGH | Businesses throughout the region are more confident than ever that the area’s economy is on the rise. more

The Sun

CHESTERTOWN | The state comptroller’s office released an audit of the North Warren School District budget on Jan. 12 faulting the school district for putting too much money into its surplus fund, and appropriating too much money in some areas. more

The Sun

The biennial session of the Legislature that convenes this week will face more than its share of hot button issues. Here’s a quick survey of the 2018 agenda. more

The Vermont Eagle

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MONTPELIER | Vermont Gov. Scott delivered his 2018 State of the State address Jan. 4 highlighting the progress of the past year and strengthening his commitment to growing the economy and making Vermont more affordable... more

The Vermont Eagle

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ALBANY | Gov. Andrew Cuomo has introduced a budget he said is the most challenging since 2011. more

The Sun

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PLATTSBURGH | As budget season gets underway, state Senate Republicans are proposing a series of tax cuts designed to reduce the high tax burden they say is causing people to flee the state in droves. more

The Sun

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For the past year, Gov. Andrew Cuomo has been on a warpath, leading a crusade against what he views as a “federal assault” on health care, the environment and social justice issues. more

Editorials

QUEENSBURY | Town clerks across northern Warren County were busier than ever in their last few days of 2017 as they processed property tax prepayments for people seeking relief on their 2017 federal income taxes. more

The Sun

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ELIZABETHTOWN | Taxpayers now have until Dec. 31 to pre-pay their 2018 property taxes either partially or in full before changes in the federal code take effect. more

The Sun

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PLATTSBURGH | The county’s 2018 budget was adopted last week. more

The Sun

No day goes by when I don’t explore some fresh way to look at the City of Plattsburgh’s challenges. more

Guest Columnists

ALBANY | Gov. Andrew Cuomo is proposing making the state’s shared services initiative permanent. more

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