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[Most] expenses...are things like highway crews and fire protection, that Iím not sure people would like to get rid of, you know?

Massena overrides 2% property tax cap--just in case

Massena's town council says it doesn't want to raise property taxes more than 2% for next year. But after it passed a new law allowing it to override the cap, that option is there if needed.

The council voted 5-nothing to pass the law...after holding a required public forum on Wednesday night.  Go to full article

NY Lawmakers Override School Budget Extension Veto

Fighting words from the governor: he called the legislature's version of the state budget "irresponsible" and vowed to fight back with vetoes and political pressure. Also yesterday, the Republican-dominated state Senate voted unanimously to override Pataki's veto of a bill delaying school budget votes. The Assembly overrode the bill Monday. It's only the second time in Pataki's eight years as governor that the legislature voted to override. Karen DeWitt reports from Albany.  Go to full article

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