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Local schools get slight increase in Cuomo's proposed budget

Jan 19, 2017 12:05 am
Matthew Hamilton at Capitol Confidential reports about how much funding individual school districts would get under Gov. Andrew Cuomo's proposed 2017 budget. In Greene County, the Cairo-Durham District would get $139,145 more than last year, a 1.4 percent increase; Catskill sees a 1.3 percent increase with $129,143 more than last year; Coxsackie-Athens gets a 1.5 percent bump, or $92,928 more; Greenville gets 1.3 percent more, $98,859 more; Hunter-Tannersville saw just a one percent increase, or $15,122 more; and Windham-Ashland-Jewett also got one percent more, or $10,009 more funds. In Columbia County Taconic Hills would get one percent more, or $69,658; Germantown would get one percent more, or $34,761; Chatham would get $45,306 more, a one percent increase; Hudson would get $159,357 more, a 1.1 percent increase; Kinderhook gets $118,845 more, a 1.2 percent increase; and New Lebanon would get $22,086 more, a one percent increase. Read the full story in Capitol Confidential.