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Mayor taps Wagner as new city budget director

Mayor Thomas S. Richards has selected Christopher Wagner to replace William Ansbrow as the director of the city’s Office of Management and Budget. Ansbrow is leaving in September. “Chris Wagner is a consummate professional and has been a key city ...

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Richards: Government has to change, adapt

Rochester needs to change its financial structure or face failure, according to Mayor Thomas S. Richards. Addressing fellow members of the Monroe County Bar Association, Richards spoke “Toward a New Politics of Governing,” saying the regressive property tax that supports ...

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Mayor names Redon, retired businessman, deputy mayor

The city’s new deputy mayor is a successful businessman with no government experience. “He doesn’t know a lot about government and that’s a good thing,” Mayor Thomas S. Richards said Wednesday after appointing Leonard E. Redon, 59, of Perinton, to the post.

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Schumer pushes for grant to help Midtown project

The application looks good, but the competition is tough. To help narrow the odds, U.S. Sen. Charles E. Schumer is instituting “a full-court press” to assist the city in scoring a $2 million grant for infrastructure work for the Midtown Rising redevelopment project.

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