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NCPR’s Joanna Richards has a great story this morning on the ways that deep military cuts could affect the community around Fort Drum. There’s a lot of uncertainty, but national reorganization efforts brewing in the Pentagon could mean...
Update, 12:30pm: Our reporter Julie Grant just spoke with Canton Central Superintendent Bill Gregory, who told her the district is eliminating one bus route. The district had considered cutting all student transportation within Canton village...
It’s a tough time for schools, budget-wise. We’ve been covering this story extensively for some time now, but one recent story by Julie Grant lays out the problem as it currently stands: In that story, Hermon-DeKalb Central School...
The budget isn’t likely to be formally passed until late this week (probably Thursday, it looks like), but information is coming out at this point about what’s in there, and people are starting to respond. For example, North Country Now...
Happy Monday! Most of my posts lately which have been pretty much all sequester, all the time, and I’m happy to say the stories that caught my eye today, well, aren’t. Interestingly, both of these stories (which take place in Jefferson...
News stories tagged with "budget"
Feb 05, 2003 — Hundreds of school children marched at the State Capitol to protest Governor Pataki's proposed cuts to after-school programs. Go to full article
by NCPR News
Feb 04, 2003 — New York Senator Hillary Clinton says the president's 2004 budget will do "more harm than good" for New Yorkers. She says the budget short changes law enforcement and other first responders, cuts back education, Medicare and Medicaid, and endangers future growth with the large deficit. Go to full article
Feb 03, 2003 — Governor Pataki has said that he's pushing for deep spending cuts in his new budget because he does not want to repeat mistakes that were made in the early 90's. But fiscal experts say there are more similarities that differences between the governor's plan, and the budgets of over a decade ago. Karen Dewitt reports. Go to full article
by Brian Mann
Jan 31, 2003 — The North Country's medical industry is reacting with anger to Governor Pataki's budget proposals, unveiled on Wednesday. Rural hospitals and nursing homes face a possible cut in Medicaid payments - and millions of dollars in new taxes. As Brian Mann reports, health care officials say the budget could mean lay-offs or cuts in services. Go to full article
Jan 31, 2003 — Governor Pataki's record budget cuts to schools in New York state are drawing an angry response from teachers unions and other education advocates, who say children will be harmed. Karen Dewitt reports. Go to full article
by Brian Mann
Jan 30, 2003 — Governor George Pataki says his budget will avoid "job-killing" tax increases. But critics of the spending plan say it's filled with hidden taxes and fee hikes that could total one and a half billion dollars. As Brian Mann reports, the spending plan could also force school districts to raise property taxes. Go to full article
Jan 29, 2003 — Governor Pataki release a state budget plan that is expected to contain bad news, in the form of budget cuts, for nearly every segment of state government. As Karen Dewitt reports, lawmakers and lobbyists are anxiously awaiting Pataki's presentation. Go to full article
Jan 28, 2003 — Governor Pataki has said he wants to reform Medicaid in his new budget, to be released Wednesday. Those who have to pay for rapidly growing state health care program are hoping that Pataki will propose cuts as a solution. Those who depend on Medicaid for health care wish that the Governor would preserve services. Karen Dewitt reports. Go to full article