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Final Budget Addresses North Country Priorities

Assemblywoman Addie J. Russell (D-Theresa) announced that the state budget for SFY 2014-15 included several provisions based on pieces of legislation she authored addressing North Country priorities. The budget contains additional infrastructure...

April 1, 2014
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Assemblywoman Russell Helps Pass Budget for North Country Families

Assemblywoman Addie J. Russell (D-Theresa) announced that she helped pass a state budget that supports vital programs for North Country families and does not raise taxes. The budget provides increased funding for childcare, tuition assistance for...

March 31, 2014
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Common Core Delayed in Final Budget

“As testing is set to resume in April, students and parents can breathe a sigh of relief that high stakes Common Core tests will not be used for placement or advancement decisions. While I wholeheartedly support efforts to better prepare our...

March 29, 2014
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Tax Relief for Farmers in Assembly Budget

Assemblywoman Addie J. Russell announced that the recently passed Assembly budget proposal delivers tax relief that will benefit local farmers by reforming the estate tax, repealing the franchise tax on farmers and eliminating the 18-a energy...

March 17, 2014
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Assembly Budget Ends Energy Tax for Residential Users

Assemblywoman Addie J. Russell (D-Theresa) announced the Assembly budget proposal delivers vital tax relief to North Country families struggling to afford high electric bills by immediately ending the 18-a energy surcharge for residential customers...

March 13, 2014
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