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Local government is due for a makeover

on 05.24.11. Categories News, In the Media

Posted on May 22, 2011 in The Times Union
By Kent Gardner AND Charles Zettek

Restructuring local government is central to Gov. Andrew Cuomo's strategy to cut the tax burden. But results of a recent survey suggest that change will be slow without further state action.
The Dyson Foundation/Marist Poll last month released the first statewide survey of state residents' opinions on local government consolidation (http:// It suggested that: Support for restructuring is hardly universal, despite the bewildering complexity of local government in New York.

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