Renssealer County

Rensselaer County Executive Steve McLaughlin
WAMC photo by Dave Lucas

The 2019 Rensselaer County budget passed unanimously this week during a special meeting of the County Legislature.

Internet retail giant Amazon is eyeing a Rensselaer County site to build a fulfillment center.

Composite photo by Dave Lucas/WAMC

Republican Rensselaer County Executive Kathy Jimino is retiring at the end of 2017 after 16 years. Her exit opened the door for today’s high-profile election.

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The Republican candidates for Rensselaer County Executive squared off in a debate this week hosted by Spectrum News. WAMC’s Southern Adirondack Bureau Chief Lucas Willard recaps some of the most pressing issues discussed in the hour-long debate.