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PLATTSBURGH | The Clinton County Legislature is poised to pass a spending plan for 2019 with no tax increase attached. more

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QUEENSBURY | Despite concerns raised over spending and taxes, Warren County’s 2019 budget was adopted Nov. 16 by the county Board of Supervisors. more

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Should Westport Central and Elizabethtown-Lewis Central School merge? more

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PLATTSBURGH | Amidst a debate over proposed changes to the city’s compensation package for managers, councilors locked horns last week when the discussion turned to annual cost of living increases for long-serving department heads. more

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QUEENSBURY | Warren County’s 2019 preliminary budget has seen more scrutiny this year than in decades, and a debate over county salary raises may be delaying adoption of a final spending plan for a few weeks. more

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PLATTSBURGH | Councilors were at loggerheads last week as they weighed funding for the city’s Department of Public Works (DPW). more

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PLATTSBURGH | With the fiscal year nearly over, the City of Plattsburgh’s year-to-date budget report shows that revenue continues to exceed department expenses. more

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WESTPORT | Taxpayers in Westport approved a revised school spending plan for 2018-19. more

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WESTPORT | Westport School Board approved a revised budget plan Tuesday night, one that sticks at the state mandated tax levy cap at 2.42 percent. more

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PLATTSBURGH | With their sights set on rebuilding the City of Plattsburgh’s fund balance while avoiding double-digit tax increases, the Plattsburgh Common Council last week passed their annual five-year budget outlook. more

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ROUSES POINT | A village trustee will take the place of Dan Latourneau as mayor of Rouses Point. more

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Gov. Andrew Cuomo’s proposed budget again this year seeks to undermine important rural health initiatives... more

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PLATTSBURGH | An ongoing effort to slash expenditures in the City of Plattsburgh culminated in a discussion about potential cuts to the city’s police department last week. more

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PLATTSBURGH | One of the city’s largest venues is in dire need of repairs, and the cost could be well over $500,000. more

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PLATTSBURGH | City lawmakers are expecting to cut another $360,000 worth of expenses in the coming year, and another $558,000 in the proposed 2019 spending plan. more

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THURMAN | Soon after the new Thurman town board members were sworn in at the town’s annual organizational meeting last week, controversy erupted  much like it did one year ago. more

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PLATTSBURGH | SUNY Plattsburgh’s Center for Community Engagement (CCE) is being put on hold next year due to budget cuts at the college, and students are upset about the potential loss of center director Julia Devine. more

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WILLSBORO | The preliminary budget for the town of Willsboro shows a decrease in spending with a slight increase in the tax levy which currently puts the town under the state tax levy cap, according to town supervisor Shaun Gillilland. more

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ELIZABETHTOWN | House Republicans rolled out their tax reform plan last week. more

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PLATTSBURGH | Despite all the gloom and doom surrounding the City of Plattsburgh’s finances, the city is ending the year without one dubious distinction: more

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