HARRISBURG – Republican representatives Tina Pickett (R-Bradford/ Sullivan/ Susquehanna) and Clint Owlett (R-Tioga/ Bradford/ Potter) joined a majority in the state House on Friday in adopting a $39.78 billion budget for the 2021-22 fiscal year that calls yfor no tax increase and increases education... Read More.
Sen. Fred Akshar of the 52nd District, which includes Tioga and Broome counties, lashed out at Democrats for their overspending and misplaced priorities in the approved 2021 fiscal year budget.Akshar issued this statement: "Democrats in charge of state government are giving $2 billion in... Read More.
Sen. Fred Akshar, of 52nd District that includes Tioga and Broome counties, issued this statement late Sunday in reaction to Democrats proposed budget for the next fiscal year: "Now that the $12.6 billion in federal aid helped eliminate nearly all of New York's $15... Read More.
After Pennsylvania Gov. Tom Wolf unveiled his proposed $40.2 billion 2021-22 General Fund Budget last week, state Sen. Gene Yaw (R - Bradford) immediately pointed to Wolf's proposed massive increase in state spending, a substantial personal income tax rate hike, imposition of Marcellus Shale... Read More.
This news release was provided by Gov. Tom Wolf's office and reflects his wording and interpretation of Pennsylvania's proposed budget.HARRISBURG, PA - Gov. Tom Wolf outlined his budget plan Wednesday to remove barriers and cut taxes for working class families in Pennsylvania while... Read More.
The Governor ordered that the June 9 Budget and Board Election be held by absentee voting only. Consequently, the Owego-Apalachin School District has been engaged in due diligence to administer the budget process accordingly. Is it important to note that Owego Apalachin does... Read More.
Gov. Andrew M. Cuomo announced Thursday the highlights of the 2020-21 Enacted Budget that he called 'extraordinary' and advances the Governor's Making Progress Happen agenda. The budget is balanced, includes... Read More.
From Sen. Fred Akshar, 52nd District: Right now, New Yorkers across our state are fighting for their lives. As of today 92,381 of our fellow New Yorkers have been diagnosed with coronavirus, including one of our own Senators, and as of today 2,373 people have... Read More.
Statement from Assemblyman Christopher S. Friend, Tioga County/Big Flats: "Democratic leaders have been unfolding this budget piece by piece, and every part unveiled is revealing more of their misplaced priorities which put our New York families last. Our residents are struggling... Read More.
The Tioga County legislature meets Tuesday at noon. Lawmakers will set the date for a public hearing on the 2020 budget. The Legislature will also appoint a member to the Tioga County Local Development Corporation and the board of Ethics. According to the meeting agenda,... Read More.