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Comments on Town of Newburgh 2015 Budget

Nov 8th, 2014 | By | Category: OP ED

As the Acting Town Supervisor and Chief Financial Officer of the Town of Newburgh, I am proud to have presented and have the board approve the Town of Newburgh’s 2015 Budget. With a combined increase of 1.92 %. This 2015 budget has a combined increase of 1.92% for the average home owner with an assessed […]



Town of Pawling 2015 Budget Released

Oct 11th, 2014 | By | Category: Current Events

Town of Pawling Supervisor David Kelly released his 2015 tentative budget with a tax increase of 1.497%.  The budget includes proposals for new computer equipment, 3 full-time positions, and enhanced recreation programs for the town residents. “I have presented a budget that accounts for skyrocketing fuel and energy costs yet stays below the tax cap […]



Orange County Executive Neuhaus Proposes $703 Million Budget

Oct 1st, 2014 | By | Category: Featured Articles, Lead Article

Orange County Executive Steve Neuhaus today introduced a $703,239,265 Executive Recommended Budget for 2015, a reduction of $60 million from the previous year. The $703 million spending plan would eliminate funding for 149 vacant county jobs and utilizes more than $3 million in savings for over 100 positions next year as a result of  Orange […]



Brabenec Proposes Stable Tax Levy in Deerpark Budget

Sep 26th, 2014 | By | Category: Featured Articles

Deerpark Supervisor Karl A. Brabenec presented his 2015 tentative budget to the Deerpark Town Board this week proposing a 0.01% decrease in the tax levy for 2015.  This is the fifth consecutive budget presented by Brabenec which has come in at either a 0% change or below. The supervisor also serves as the town’s budget […]



Neuhaus: Budget Cost-Reduction Plans Underway

Jun 22nd, 2014 | By | Category: Current Events

Orange County Executive Steve Neuhaus Friday announced several cost-reduction measures aimed at reducing a projected $60 million budget gap for 2015. The county executive has asked county commissioners and heads of departments to develop a budget plan that could be implemented this year. The plan would come on top of a decision made this week […]



Orange County Executive Submits FY 2015 Budget Forecast to Legislature

Jun 5th, 2014 | By | Category: Featured Articles

Orange County Executive Steve Neuhaus sent a budget forecast for fiscal year 2015 to Orange County Legislature Chairman Stephen Brescia. The financial forecast, developed by the county Division of Budget, was requested by Legislature Minority Leader Jeffrey Berkman. The request, made by Berkman via press releases, references sending the report to a committee provided for […]



New York State Budget to Include $40 Million For Pothole Repairs

Apr 2nd, 2014 | By | Category: Current Events

Senator Bonacic (R/C/I- Mt. Hope) is pleased to announce that the New York State 2014 – 2015 budget agreement includes $40 million in funding to help fix the many potholes that are left after a rough winter throughout New York. The increase in aid for pothole repairs is among several boosts in money for road […]



New York State Budget Will Include $7 Million For Spinal Cord Injury Research

Apr 1st, 2014 | By | Category: Featured Articles

New York State Senator John J. Bonacic (R/C/I – Mt. Hope) and Ulster County Legislator Craig Lopez (R/C/I – Shawangunk) announced that the 2014-2015 New York State Budget will include a restoration of $7 million in funding for the Spinal Cord Injury Research Program. The program, which was created in 1998, has authorized over $71 […]



2014 Budget Largest Reduction In Government Spending In Ulster County History

Dec 18th, 2013 | By | Category: Featured Articles, Lead Article

Today, County Executive Mike Hein signed the 2014 Ulster County Budget which provides for the largest reduction in government spending in the history of Ulster County and no real property tax increases.  As a result of improvements in efficiency, public/private partnerships and a multi-year restructuring strategy, residents will continue to enjoy essential government services while […]



Molinaro Delivers 2014 Tentative Dutchess County Budget

Oct 31st, 2013 | By | Category: Featured Articles

Dutchess County Executive Marcus J. Molinaro presented his 2014 Tentative County Budget this morning.   The County Executive’s budget proposal begins Year Two of the multi-year transformation of county government by cutting spending by $1.6 million and holding the property tax levy under the New York State property tax cap without tapping the County’s general fund […]