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New Yorkers offer mixed reviews on government consolidation

on 04.14.11. Categories News, In the Media
Written by Joseph Spector, Gannett Albany Bureau

New Yorkers are offering mixed reviews on the idea of consolidating local governments — supporting it when they think it would save money, but opposing it when they believe it would give them less say in local decisions, a Marist College poll today found.
The extensive Marist poll of 4,500 New Yorkers is the first one statewide to dig deeply into how residents view government consolidation, a major initiative by Gov. Andrew Cuomo but one that has led to bitter battles within local communities.

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