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By John T. Ryan Almost 20% of Peru’s property owners may be paying an additional $566 in school taxes in 2014. As of this morning 295 people had not reapplied for the Basic Star Tax Exemption. In an attempt to curb fraud and abuse, New York State has required that all eligible property owners, including […]
LeBrun: APA’s timeless gift for all of us – Times Union.
$15,000 sponsorships and face time with public officials – Times Union.
Panel Appointed by Cuomo Says Corruption Is Commonplace in Albany – NYTimes.com.
Capitol Confidential » Cuomo pours cold water on taxpayer-funded elections.
Capitol Confidential » Moreland Panel releases first set of recommendations.
State audit scolds Essex County » NEW TODAY… » Press-Republican.
Food pantries restock shelves with $4.5M from state – Times Union.
Casino site no longer a safe bet – Times Union.
State to bankroll Whiteface Highway repair » Breaking News » Press-Republican.
From the Office fo State Senator Betty Little In advance of the 2014 Legislative Session set to begin in January, State Senator Betty Little and her Republican colleagues today announced a report outlining numerous proposals to simplify New York’s tax code and reduce taxes. The report was developed based on testimony collected through a series of statewide hearings this […]
Capitol Confidential » Thruway construction finished between exits 23 and 24.
State health site enrolls 50,000 – Times Union.
Saratoga County cancels casino endorsement vote; Supervisor cites loss of proposition in county, city in need for talks
Saratoga County cancels casino endorsement vote – Times Union.
Peru voters agreed with their fellow New Yorkers on Tuesday, November 5th voting “YES” on five of the six propositions to amend the State Constitution. As might be expected local voters overwhelming favored the land exchange proposed by NYCO in Willsboro. Prop. 1 Most forms of gambling are illegal in New York — except the […]
Posted: November 6th, 2013 under Adirondack Region News, Business News, Environmental News, General News, Northern NY News, Peru News, Peru/Regional History, Political News, State Government News.
DMV lets you renew license online | Star-Gazette | stargazette.com.
Many haven’t re-registered for STAR yet » Local News » Press-Republican.
Tax Collections and Spending Below Projections through Mid-Year State spending was nearly $860 million lower than expected through the first half of the fiscal year while tax collections were just shy of projections, according to the Mid-Year Update and September cash report released today by New York State Comptroller Thomas P. DiNapoli. Still, threats of another federal government shutdown […]
New York State Department of Environmental Conservation (DEC) Commissioner Joe Martens invites fifth graders to showcase their artistic talents and help to increase public awareness about trees in New York by participating in the annual national Arbor Day Poster Contest. “Trees play a vital role in the lives of New Yorkers and are […]
ObamaCare KO’s 100,000 policies in NY | New York Post.
Capitol Confidential » DiNapoli: Hudson firehouse boss stole at least $34,000.
Beef Nutrition Program Inspired by Study of World War II Survivors is Focus of Northern NY Beef Week Presentation
An exciting new beef nutrition program inspired by a study of World War II concentration camp survivors is focus for the Fall 2013 Northern New York Beef Week program organized by the Cornell Cooperative Extension Northern New York Regional Livestock Team. In a November 7 webcast to four locations across the Northern NY region, Ted […]
Camp Gabriels sold to private buyer » Local News » Press-Republican.
Ammo checks moving target – Times Union.
Paying through the nose – Times Union.
State to reduce standardized tests » Local News » Press-Republican.
Area shaken by the core – Times Union.
Cuomo says state can afford tax cuts | News from North Country Public Radio.
GE still looking at “simplification” that could affect Schenectady – The Buzz: Business news.
Comptroller addresses NY’s “uneven” recovery | News from North Country Public Radio.
DiNapoli: Financial Challenges Remain for State Despite Progress, 10/15/13.
New York stacks the deck – The Observation Deck.
Farm cideries get boost in NY.
Moreland co-chair received donations from intel-gathering contractor | Capital New York.
NYS Approves Funding for Projects That Will Leverage More Than $240 Million in Investments That Will Create and Retain Hundreds of Jobs Across New York State
Empire State Development’s Board of Directors met today in New York City and approved $6.1 million in funding for projects that will create more than 70 new jobs and retain nearly 300 jobs throughout the Empire State. This funding will leverage over $244 million in additional investments to support business growth and lay the groundwork […]
Tappan Zee Bridge milestone: Permanent work begins | The Journal News | lohud.com | lohud.com.
Moreland panel readies subpoenas for state lawmakers – Times Union.
Afternoon read: High emotion in Common Core debate « The In Box.
State education commissioner cancels appearances – City & Region – The Buffalo News.
State Police issue ‘field guide’ for N.Y.’s gun law.
Cuomo’s Office Is Said to Rein In Ethics Board He Created – NYTimes.com.
The deals after the spending deal – Times Union.
SUNY, Cuomo back tougher standards for teaching programs | Democrat and Chronicle
Income sources request refused; NYS Assembly, Senate cite separation of powers over Moreland panel letter, but pursuit hasn’t ended
Income sources request refused – Times Union.
Naughty images dodge state computer scrub test; Comptroller finds data not properly removed from surplus state computers
Naughty images dodge state computer scrub test – Times Union.
Union to fight GE plan to close Fort Edward plant.
Great Lakes Seaway Trail, NY-PA – Travelers interested in America’s War of 1812 history now have a new 72-page, richly-illustrated guidebook to lead them to historic sites in New York and Pennsylvania. Seaway Trail, Inc., Sackets Harbor, NY, has published Waterways of War: The War of 1812, A Traveler’s Guide to the War of 1812 […]
Company claims mining rights on protected Adirondack parcel « The In Box.
During the next few weeks New York’s towns will be preparing their 2014 fiscal year budgets. Peru Town Supervisor Peter Glushko was kind enough to give the Peru Gazette a copy of two articles which recently appeared in the Association of Towns magazine. One article is titled “Town Budget Process” and the other is titled […]
‘More cops on the beat’ needed? – Times Union.