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Senators talk budget priorities

CHESTER, NY — With the budget process nearing an end in Albany, state senators Jen Metzger and James Skoufis, who serve adjacent districts, held a news conference at the Chester Public Library on March 22 to talk about the Senate’s proposed budget and how it differs from the budget proposed by Gov. Andrew Cuomo.

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Cochecton and revenue sharing

LAKE HUNTINGTON, NY — Disappointment, disgust and a sense of betrayal were expressed by the Cochecton Town Board at its March 13 meeting. A letter, dated March 1 and signed by Sullivan County Legislature Chair Luis Alvarez, was responsible for the board’s feelings.

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The Boyertown transgender case

BOYERTOWN, PA — Wayne Highlands School District Superintendent Gregory Frigoletto has said, regarding the use of locker rooms by students who are transgender, the district is being guided by the ruling in the Joel Doe v. Boyertown Area School District (BASH).

Prepping for the census count

LOCH SHELDRAKE, NY — There is a lot riding on the 2020 census count. Because of population declines, New York stands to lose one or two members of the U.S. House of Representatives after the count. The count also determines the amount of federal aid the state receives for programs that are funded based on population.



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