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The Poughkeepsie, NY Common Council overrode Mayor John Tkazyik's veto of independent attorney


Poughkeepsie, NY – By a seven to one vote, the Poughkeepsie, NY Common Council Monday night overrode Mayor John Tkazyik's veto of a local law to allow the council to hire its own attorney on an as needed basis. The mayor had argued the common council should use the city corporation counsel's office, but lawmakers rejected that by overriding his veto. WAMC's Hank Gross has more...Poughkeepsie, NY independent