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ELIZABETHTOWN | Supervisors are asking the state legislature for the authority to raise Essex County’s occupancy tax from 3 to 5 percent. Read more

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ELIZABETHTOWN  | The Essex County Board of Supervisors’ Economic Development Committee voted last week to move forward with a controversial proposal to raise the county’s tax on hotel rooms by 2 percent. Read more

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LAKE GEORGE | A number of organizations and promoters will be receiving occupancy tax funding for their 2019 events and initiatives after the joint Lake George Occupancy Tax Committee decided how to divvy up $157,600 in bed tax revenues. Read more

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QUEENSBURY | With the new year’s arrival, Warren County government is facing a three-way contest to chair the county Board of Supervisors. Read more

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QUEENSBURY | Ten events have been granted promotional funding by Warren County  in the annual appropriation of county occupancy tax stipends. Read more

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ELIZABETHTOWN | County lawmakers have tentatively abolished a local occupancy tax panel, citing redundancy and low participation. Read more

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Golfing on Christmas! Can you believe it? While the full story won’t be revealed until spring, it’s likely the North Country tourism biz got a big kick in the pants from this stretch of unseasonable weather. Read more

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Essex County has gone ahead and expanded their bed tax to include essentially any rented property. I am not an attorney but common sense says there may be a legal issue regarding the expansion. Read more

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