The SC NewsBuzz: Mistrial, Racism, & Pleas in Monticello; Liberty Tops NYS Tax List; Crappy Odds on SC Casino? 05/10/13

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May 10, 2013
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Offering up some details on a promised plan for legalizing full-scale casinos in New York, Gov. Andrew M. Cuomosaid on Thursday he would push for a statewide voter referendum this fall, despite uncertain electoral prospects, while also suggesting that his patience had worn thin with some gaming-friendly Indian tribes upstate.

View Article – nytimes.com –

 

Liblick: Casinos Still a Crapshot

Cuomo outlines plan for three upstate casinos, 5-year ban on gaming centers in city Cuomo’s gaming plan to affect Ulster, Sullivan counties

Tribal settlements in the casino mix

Cuomo gives ultimatum on casino funds

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Sullivan County Court Judge Frank LaBuda declared a mistrial on Thursday in the felony corruption case against Monticello Trustee T.C. Hutchins. Hutchins’ lawyer, Michael McDermott, sought a mistrial before the scheduled opening statements on the grounds that Hutchins’ co-defendant, former Village Manager John LiGreci, pleaded guilty on Wednesday.

View Article – recordonline.com

 

Read: “It’s Time For A Serious Intervention in Monticello” below.

Jenkins says Monticello firefighters are racist

Editorial: Trial in Monticello should reveal secrets 

Ex-Monticello manager pleads guilty

Town again warns Monticello about not paying diesel fuel bill on time

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“Being vigilant and being a vigilante are two separate words.” Good advice, noted Sheriff Michael Schiff: “And if you can get people just to watch, just be trained what to look for, how to report it, and when they report it or see it, don’t get too involved, don’t get sucked in,” Schiff said.

View Article – midhudsonnews.com

 

 

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“It seems none of the legislators believes that there are currently any improprieties going on, but they feel that writing a new ethics law will underscore their goal of welcoming fresh air and sunshine into the halls of county government, and into the meeting rooms of county-appointed boards of directors. Fresh air and sunshine will be important as county government steps into the future.”

View Article – riverreporter.com

 

Geiger: Support for a new government ethics law

 

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Taxpayers will vote May 21 on school budgets across the state. School taxes represent about 60 percent of a homeowner’s tax bill. “With school budget votes just two weeks away, it’s important for voters to understand what their tax rates are and how that raterelates to what others in their region and in the state are paying,” said Empire Center director Tim Hoefer.

We plant seeds for flowers, but no seeds for economic growth or good government.

 

monticelloIt’s Time For A Serious Intervention In Monticello

I’m tired of the bad headlines about my beloved village

 

by Tommie Jefferson
Today, if you opened up the landing page of the news section of the Times Herald Record, there were a number of headlines about Monticello:
I’m a lifetime resident of Monticello.  I was born in Monticello Hospital, went to the Cooke, Rutherford, Monticello Middle and High Schools, and unlike most of my childhood friends, I came back after college to live here and work.
I’ve witnessed the village that is so part of my psyche and my life devolve into a state of disrepair, a ghetto of Section 8 housing and an abandoned Broadway, a village where gangs run rampant and where streets and home have fallen into disrepair and abandonment, block after block.
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