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NYSUT calls out tax cap

Area legislators ask for increased state aid to schools

Public schools are in the budget limelight as local lawmakers call on Gov. Andrew Cuomo to modify aid distributions guidelines, while at the same time the state’s largest teachers union is suing to challenge the constitutionality of the state tax cap law.

Saratoga County to get $3.7M payout

Money part of five-county deal with Hudson River-Black River Regulating District

Saratoga County’s Law and Finance Committee unanimously approved the $3.7 million settlement on Wednesday, Feb. 13, and the full Board of Supervisors will vote on it Tuesday, Feb. 26.

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Educators skeptical about Cuomo’s reforms

Area school administrators grade governor’s education proposals

Gov. Cuomo linked education to the economic recovery of the state and laid out several proposals to enhance the quality of the state’s public schools. Area school administrators say district funds are tapped and are wondering how initiative will be funded.

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New county supervisors chairman sworn in

Grattidge says ‘efficiency’ is the watchword for 2013

Charlton Supervisor Alan Grattidge was unanimously approved by his colleagues as the new chairman of the Saratoga County Board of Supervisors at a Wednesday, Jan. 2, meeting.

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Official invite

Ballston Spa man wins tickets to Obama inauguration

Ballston Spa resident James Belanger was the lucky winner of tickets to the upcoming presidential inauguration.

Parties tap county clerk hopefuls

Marchione’s Senate victory will leave vacancy to be filled by appointment

With the election of Saratoga County Clerk Kathy Marchione to the state Senate, speculation is running rampant about what will become of her soon-to-be-vacant office.

Thruway drops toll hike

Public pressure leads authority to turn to cuts instead of trucks

Thruway Authority Executive Director Thomas Madison on Monday, Dec. 17, announced during a news conference with Gov. Andrew Cuomo that any toll increases have been removed from the proposed 2013 budget.

Amedore declares victory

After weeks of counting, 39-vote lead in 46th Senate District

Almost six weeks after Election Day, the counting in the 46th Senate District race is over and has left Republican George Amedore with the lead over Democrat Cecilia Tkaczyk.

Fear and loathing at the tollbooths

Thruway Authority says toll hike on passenger cars out of question

Lawmakers have lambasted the New York State Thruway Authority’s proposed toll hike on trucks for weeks, but with rumblings of other ideas being pursued a dark cloud still hangs over the 570-mile highway.

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Tonko has no problem with GOP challenge

Dieterich lags well behind incumbent 
in 20th Congressional District

Unofficial election results have Democratic incumbent Paul Tonko, D-Amsterdam, leading Robert Dieterich, R-Glenville, by a margin of more than 2-1, or roughly 100,000 votes.

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Steck sails ahead

Democrat declared victory for 110th Assembly District

A long and somewhat dirty race finally came to an end Tuesday, Nov. 6 when Democrat Phil Steck secured his seat in the 110th Assembly District.

Saratoga County voters support incumbents

Marchione secures victory, Spa City turns down government change

Incumbents hoping for another term representing the people of Saratoga County got their wishes this Election Day, as voters sent familiar faces back to the Assembly and Senate.


The results of the 2012 election will be updated periodically, and winners bolded.


The results of the 2012 election will be updated periodically, and winners bolded.

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The results of the 2012 election will be updated periodically, and winners bolded.