Oswego, NY – Governor Paterson's proposed cuts in school aid hit Cayuga county the hardest among all of New York's counties. An analysis shows that Cayuga county schools' aid cuts are 90% worse than the state average.
In fact, every upstate county but one suffers cuts that are above average. While every downstate, New York City or Long Island county enjoys cuts that are below average.
Rick Timbs of The Statewide School Finance Consortium said that it is simply not fair.
Oswego, NY – Syracuse Mayor Stephanie Miner reflects on how she has done so far; what she has been surprised to encounter in her new role; what local government can do for its citizens; and specific issues such as the Say Yes to Education program, the crumbling building and the closing of I-81, and the governance structure for local education.
Oswego, NY – In this week's Campbell Conversation, Grant Reeher speaks with Syracuse Mayor Stephanie Miner about her first 100 days in office. We'll speak with WRVO's Capitol Correspondent Karen DeWitt on the week's news in Albany. Also in this week's program, could air pollution be the reason bees and butterflies are dying off? That and much more on WRVO's Weekly Edition.