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New Yorkers open to gov't consolidation, poll shows

on 04.27.11. Categories News, In the Media

Posted on Apr 25, 2011 in Legislative Gazette
By Jacob D. Potent

With less state and federal aid flowing into local municipalities' coffers, a recent Marist poll asked New Yorkers whether they would support the consolidation of governments and services as a way to save money.
The poll breaks down the state into nine regions and inquires about multiple services that could potentially be consolidated. The findings are designed to act as a blueprint for decision makers, providing data on what consolidations the public is willing to accept in their region and the general consensus across the state.

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