Mar 21, 2013 — As leaders in Albany continue to hammer out the final shape of the state budget, North Country lawmakers are anxious to know what's in store for the region's cash-strapped school districts. Go to full article
Chateaugay [Correctional facility closure] would not be included in the budget.
Albany, NY, Mar 21, 2013 — Governor Cuomo and legislative leaders agreed to a framework for a new state budget last night. It would keep spending increases under two percent while providing tax rebates and breaks over the next two years. The announcement came shortly after 8 o'clock. "I'm pleased to announce this evening that we have a budget agreement in concept," Cuomo said.
They are still working out many of the details, but the governor says leaders hope to be finished passing everything by Sunday. Go to full article
Chateaugay, NY, Mar 21, 2013 — Update 10 am: The state correctional facility in Chateaugay won't be closed under a budget deal being finalized in Albany. That's according to Dan Macentee,... Go to full article
Tupper Lake, NY, Mar 21, 2013 — School districts across the North Country have been closely following state budget negotiations in Albany, hoping a budget deal will lead to a bigger increase in aid than... Go to full article
Paul Smiths, NY, Mar 21, 2013 — Martha Foley mows her lawn just before the dandelions go to seed, hoping to keep their numbers down, but there's another whole crop right behind--why? Dr. Curt Stager dug... Go to full article