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Op-ed column: City must do things differently to climb out of financial hole

Sunday, June 10, 2012
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“Schenectady is at the edge of a financial cliff.” The Alliance Party made that claim throughout last fall’s campaign. Our opponents said everything was fine. Now the truth about Schenectady’s financial plight can no longer be papered over with deceptions. During the campaign, then Acting Mayor/City Council President Gary McCarthy, a longtime political insider, said our claims were ill-founded....

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