Tag Archives: Saratoga County

Mayday for Mandate Relief Summary

Partnering with our friends at EnoughMandates.com and NYSAC, we reached out to all 62 counties in New York to join us in demanding mandate relief from Albany lawmakers.  Of these, 46 counties heeded the call and took action – passing … Continue reading

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Stand with Us at the Stop Unfunded Mandates Now Rally

OUTSTANDING article by Michael Cignoli in the Saratogian about the Stop Unfunded Mandates Now Walking Tour and Rally, and the impact of unfunded mandates on our communities! Saratoga County, for example, has a mandate bill of $61 million this year, … Continue reading

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Broadalbin-Perth School District Facing $2M Budget Deficit

Massive budget cuts proposed for Broadalbin-Perth school district Read more and watch the news video here The Broadalbin-Perth School District in Fulton County is looking at massive budget cuts in order to close a $2M budget gap.  Full-day kindergarten, sports programs, … Continue reading

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Raising the County Sales Tax is NOT the Solution!

There is movement afoot in both Saratoga and Hamilton counties to raise their portion of the sales tax from 3 to 4%, bringing the total sales tax to 8%. Saratoga County held a meeting of their Legislative and Research Committee … Continue reading

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Group forms to fight for arts programming in South Glens Falls school district

Read more at poststar.com Another group of concerned parents and students is trying to save their priorities from budget cuts being made due to the heavy burden of unfunded state mandates – this one is in South Glens Falls, NY. … Continue reading

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Job Well Done by BH-BL Central School District!

We were so happy to find out that the Burnt Hills-Ballston Lake Central School District passed a non-binding resolution on February 14th, 2012 demanding mandate relief!  BH-BL was the first school district in Saratoga County to pass such a resolution … Continue reading

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