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Wednesday, March 16

Front page: Council votes to continue legal battle in charter case, Sen. McDonald calls for hearing on state-run home abuse reports

Good morning!

The City Council voted 3-2 last night to continue legal proceedings against charter change group Saratoga Citizen. [Srtgn]

Schuylerville voters dismissed the proposed village dissolution. [Srtgn]

A new report says the Capital Region has lost nearly 10 percent of it's workforce in the form of state government employees. [TU]

In Albany; Students rallied on the Capitol steps against cuts to higher education funding in Gov. Cuomo's budget. [Record]

Both the state Assembly and the state Senate passed budget resolutions yesterday. Check out full text of the proposals here, and here. [NYT, DN/DP, LoHud]

Joint budget subcommittee meetings will begin today. [LoHud]

Sen. Roy McDonald and Assemblyman Felix Ortiz called for a hearing on reported abuse at state-run health group homes. [TU/CapCon]

WAMC's Alan Chartock and the Post's Fred Dicker fire shots in a radio war. [GthmGztte/Wonkster]


Anonymous Al Callucci said...

Patrick - If you would prefer to foil the financial presented by Saratoga Citizen I would be very happy to review it with you and give you my prespective on the issue.

March 16, 2011 at 11:43 AM 

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