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Editorial: Business as usual in Schenectady?

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It's kind of hard to figure the Schenectady City Council's reluctance to tackle the city's fiscal predicament head-on. Waiting for Mayor Gary McCarthy to address the situation in next year's budget -- as the majority of council members seem willing to do -- may be too late, at least if the city hopes to avoid the massive layoffs that will otherwise be necessary to balance the budget. And he's already demonstrated a what-me-worry attitude about ...


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wmarincic
May 10, 2012
7:31 a.m.

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Democrats, enough said.

rswanker
May 12, 2012
7:11 p.m.

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Seriously @wmarincic? Democrats? How about "politicians?" I can get behind that. But trying to blame poor fiscal policy or overspending on one party or the other is a ridiculous waste of time. No party has a monopoly on wasteful spending. In fact, all politicians seem to have a hard time saying "no" to spending.

wmarincic
May 19, 2012
7:28 a.m.

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rswanker

take a look at Republican run towns and States and you will see that most are doing well. It is the ones like Detroit, Chicago, LA, San Fran, and Schenectady that are in the hole

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