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Greene County Legislature’s Opposition to the NYS Climate Council’s Draft Scoping Plan

The New York State Climate Leadership and Community Protection Act (CLCPA) was signed into law in 2019 as one of the most ambitious climate laws in the world. The law created the NYS Climate Action Council (the Council), which is

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Greene County Calls for NYS to End the Diversion of Local Tax Revenue to Fund State Responsibilities

The Greene County Legislature is joining with the New York State Association of Counties (NYSAC) to call on the Governor Hochul and members of the State Assembly and Senate to end the practice of diverting local sales taxes out of

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Greene County Legislature Seeks Mask and Testing Mandate Relief for School Districts

After County Administrator Shaun Groden heard the concerns of School Superintendents for districts serving county students, Vice-Chairman Matthew Luvera issued an official request for relief from NYS requirements to Governor Kathy Hochul. The February 16th letter requests “an urgent end”

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Greene County Legislature Resolution Supports Limiting NYC Watershed Land Acquisition

In their first full session of 2022, the Greene County Legislature unanimously adopted a resolution designed to limit the ability of the New York City Department of Environmental Protection to purchase more land in Greene County. Resolution 13-22 adds Greene

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