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State-imposed mandates pile up on localities in Covid era: ‘Next year is even worse’

Tom Precious  |  September 15, 2020

By Tom Precious, includes “For local governments across New York, it’s been a longtime demon they just can’t shake: state-imposed mandates requiring them to offer some kind of government service but without Albany paying the tab. And they come while the state cut or withheld hundreds of millions of dollars in payments for localities that were promised at the start of the fiscal year on April 1.”

Read the full article on: The Buffalo News (New York)

 
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