Archive for December, 2012

CSEA files lawsuit challenging the Westchester County budget

Westchester County's largest union filed a lawsuit challenging the passage of the 2013 budget today but failed to get a stay stopping the layoffs and other cuts from taking effect with the new year.

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2012 In Review: In November, Appellate Court Reduces Killer’s Conviction

Port City considers alternate parking plan for the winter. Oswego County and Oswego City approves budgets for 2013. And, electronic monitoring system will alleviate over-crowding at Oswego County Jail. Continue reading → The post 2012 In Review: In November, Appellate Court Reduces Killer’s Conviction appeared first on Oswego County Today .

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Arnold prevents police layoffs with 25% tax increase

By Liz Hayes, Valley News Dispatch Arnold officials beat Congress by approving a 2013 budget on Monday, but the city still lingers near the edge of its own fiscal cliff. Council …

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Pentagon prepares to warn workers of furloughs

Bloomberg News WASHINGTON The Defense Department is preparing to notify its 800,000 civilian employees that some of them may have to take unpaid leave next year if lawmakers can't agree on a budget deal, according to a U.S. defense official.

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Saratoga Springs' first-term commissioners evaluate 2012, plan for 2013

SARATOGA SPRINGS — The two freshmen members of the City Council are now halfway through their first terms in office and are looking forward to 2013.

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CWLP budget projects fewer jobs, second part of rate hike

City Water, Light and Power officials say the utility’s proposed $343.8 million budget for next fiscal year calls for 22 fewer positions, but no layoffs or furlough days for employees.

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