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City budget forum

Rochester Mayor Thomas S. Richards will conduct the first of four quadrant “Voice of the Citizen” budget forums at 6 p.m. Thursday, March 21 at the Freddie Thomas Campus, 625 Scio St. The VOC budget forums are to provide citizens ...

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State pushes to settle budget early

ALBANY — New York’s Legislature is calling for more spending, tax cuts and a higher minimum wage, even a roll-back of a new gun control law in their budget counter-proposals. But Gov. Andrew Cuomo says money is short. He noted ...

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County legislators OK budget for 2013

Monroe County legislators in a party-line vote Tuesday night OK’d a more than $1 billion spending plan for 2013. The budget includes slight increases in areas of legal spending, including the law department, public defender’s office, district attorney’s office and ...

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E-filing in budget plans for clerk’s office

The Monroe County Clerk’s proposed $7.2 million budget for next year includes an increase in spending of $133,754, as well as plans to build on the electronic filing of land and court records. The clerk’s downtown operations budget of $3 ...

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State judiciary presents another austere budget

The state’s fiscal constraints, coupled with the costs of Hurricane Sandy, were taken into consideration by the Unified Court System, which Friday presented another austere budget proposal to the governor and Legislature. The judiciary’s general fund operating budget request for ...

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Judiciary budget remains intact

The state judiciary’s proposed austere spending plan made it through the budget process intact. The Legislature, which received the $2.3 billion proposal Dec. 1, included the funding in the overall executive budget passed Friday. “Certainly the chief judge and chief ...

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Report: NY prison costs are higher than budget

A study released by the Vera Institute of Justice last week found that New York is one of six states that spend considerably more on prisons than what its correctional budget reflects. The report titled “The Price of Prisons” found ...

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Economic view shaky as Cuomo prepares budget

ALBANY — As Gov. Andrew Cuomo plans to present his budget proposal for the coming fiscal year, a state financial report shows the boomlet that appeared briefly in the spring has fizzled. State Comptroller Thomas DiNapoli said in his quarterly ...

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HUD plan will affect public housing

Sandra B. Henriquez, assistant secretary for the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development, explained in a budget hearing before a House Appropriations Subcommittee in late May: “[The 2012 budget] holds our partners accountable ...

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