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$2.1B over next two years doesn’t adequately fund education, according to local officials

The State of the State address, for the second year in a row, was combined with Governor Andrew Cuomo’s budget proposal announcement on Wednesday, Jan. 13.

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New chairperson elected in Albany County Legislature

Following a tumultuous 2015 that repeatedly exposed division and dysfunction within Albany County government, a new sitting legislature was sworn in at noon on Friday, January 1, at the county courthouse in downtown Albany.

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Ken Runion’s exit highlights 2015 news in Guilderland and New Scotland

This is part of a retrospective on the events of 2015.

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Swearing in of town officials, appointing committee members, much to do when Bethlehem’s Town Board meets next week

Updates to police tech, improvements to Delaware Avenue and more are planned for 2016 as the Town Board holds its organizational meeting next week.

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Republicans now have a fair shake, if not the upper-hand in Colonie, but will that matter?

With Republican town councilman David Green already on the Colonie Town Board, the addition of Jennifer Whalen and Christopher Carey will give the party three seats to the Democrats two on the six-seat board.

Albany County Year in Review: Governor Andrew Cuomo's 'Hunger Games'

This is part of our look back at the events of 2015.

Albany County Year in Review: Challenges to leadership

This is part of our look back at the events of 2015.

Albany County Year in Review: Democratic reform coalition

This is part of a look back at the events of 2015.

Albany County Year in Review: Federal redistricting decision

This is part of a look back at the events of 2015.

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Bethlehem Year in Review: Election night drama

This is part of our look back at the events of 2015.

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Colonie Year in Review: Supervisor Paula Mahan wins re-election in contentious race

This is part of our annual review of the top stories of 2015.

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Doris Davis will be appointed to the Bethlehem Town Board to fill Bill Reinhardt's seat

Term to begin at the January organizational meeting

Doris Davis, a former Republican and a 10-year veteran of the Bethlehem Town Board, has been chosen as the town’s interim Town Board member.

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Frank Commisso defends seat

Majority Leader Frank Commisso will serve another four years at the helm of Albany County Legislature’s democratic caucus, after weathering the only challenge he has faced since he was elected to the leadership position 22 years ago.

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Jim Foster eyes vacant town board seat

With an open spot on the Bethlehem Town Board, Republican Jim Foster is putting his name in the hat for his appointment.

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