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State DOT leader brings Cuomo’s message to SCCC

New York State Commissioner of the Department of Transportation, Joan McDonald speaks to a group in Elston Hall at Schenectady Community College on Friday afternoon. She spoke on behalf of Gov. Andrew Cuomo's Statewide Economic Development Strategy.
Photographer: Marc Schultz
New York State Commissioner of the Department of Transportation, Joan McDonald speaks to a group in Elston Hall at Schenectady Community College on Friday afternoon. She spoke on behalf of Gov. Andrew Cuomo's Statewide Economic Development Strategy.
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State officials haven’t forgotten upstate New York’s economic growth continues to lag behind downstate. That was the message Friday from state Transportation Commissioner Joan McDonald. It’s why Gov. Andrew Cuomo is proposing that upstate manufacturers pay no corporate tax and why he’s doubled down on tourism efforts to get out-of-staters and downstaters to trek upstate, she said. “Three years ago, he said he would focus on upstate, and he’s doing that,” she said. Schenectady County ...


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JJF
January 18, 2014
5:43 p.m.

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DOT's jester repping the Clown Prince is not news! A least a photo of the bigg shooz, or the clown wagon, would make this piece interesting.

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