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2020 Budget

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New York’s fiscal crisis amid the COVID-19 pandemic has led to temporary funding reductions for some cities and postponed planned pay raises for state workers. It has also led to reductions to some smaller programs, including an organization that has helped New Yorkers with intellectual disabilities during the pandemic. The program is slated for significant cuts this month. 

Comptroller DiNapoli.
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The New York State Comptroller says the state’s revenues are plunging, along with the stock market, and that spells a difficult time ahead for the New York budget.

City Chamberlain Richard Marks provides a budget update to the Plattsburgh Common Council
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Plattsburgh City Councilors have received a status report on the city budget and the implications for the 2020 budget proposal they are reviewing.

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Colonie Town Supervisor Paula Mahan has released her 2020 budget proposal.

 Albany County Executive Dan McCoy SAYS his Executive Budget for 2020 maintains critical services that residents throughout Albany County rely on, while once again keeping taxes flat and spending below the state-mandated property tax cap.
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Albany County Executive Dan McCoy has released his budget plan for 2020.

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Albany Mayor Kathy Sheehan has proposed her budget plan for 2020.

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Schenectady Mayor Gary McCarthy has outlined his budget plan for the coming year.

Plattsburgh City Hall
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Plattsburgh Mayor Colin Read released his proposed budget on August 19th and residents had a chance to weigh in on the plan Friday morning. But no one commented.

Plattsburgh Mayor Colin Read and Councilor Jeff Moore prepare to release 2020 budget plan
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Plattsburgh Mayor Colin Read released his proposed 2020 budget on Monday, saying the plan stays below the tax cap and lowers property taxes.

Plattsburgh Mayor Colin Read and Councilor Jeff Moore prepare to release 2020 budget plan
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Plattsburgh Mayor Colin Read has released his proposed 2020 budget.

The state capitol in Albany
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Towns and villages across New York are concerned about Governor Andrew Cuomo’s proposed cuts to AIM – state Aid and Incentives for Municipalities.  In the North Country, almost all communities would lose funding.