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Trump administration sending Congress $4.1 trillion budget

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump is sending Congress a $4.1 trillion spending plan that relies on faster economic growth and steep cuts to programs supporting low-income individuals to balance the government’s books over the next decade. The proposed budget, ...

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Legislators OK budget, not sheriff’s pay hike

Sheriff Patrick O’Flynn won’t be getting a $37,300 pay raise next year, but child-care advocates hoping to see $1.3 million restored for child-care subsidies also walked away unhappy after Monroe County legislators OK’d by a 19-10 party line vote a ...

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Judiciary seeks increase in funds, Family Court judges

Source: NYS Unified Court System; Kristy O'Malley

The state judiciary says it is no longer able to maintain its constitutional duty of operating the court system without an increase in its budget. After five years of submitting an essentially flat spending request, the judiciary is asking for ...

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Council takes look at mounted patrol

Members of the Rochester Police Department mounted patrol were on duty last year during a visit from Gov. Andrew Cuomo in this file photo. Mike Murphy

Members of Rochester’s City Council want more answers about the mayor’s proposal to cut the police department’s mounted patrol unit, which many say is a popular and effective program. A hearing on the police department’s $86 million budget was held ...

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Lawmakers criticized for budget votes at night

ALBANY — Good-government groups are slamming New York’s legislature for what one senator called “vampire” voting because much of the new $135 billion budget is built on reviving taxes and the bills are being voted on in the dead of ...

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NY lawmakers blast proposed ‘Tonight’ tax credit

ALBANY — Some New York lawmakers are upset with a proposed tax credit that would benefit NBC if it moves “The Tonight Show” from California to New York City. As reports circulated that Jimmy Fallon is poised to become the ...

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