Watch: Albany Firefighters Push For Boost In Aid To City

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A quartet of members of the Albany Permanent Professional Firefighters Association have spent time at the Capitol this week pressing for the “Fair Share for Albany” campiagn, launched last month by Mayor Kathy Sheehan to push for an increase in annual state aid received by the city.

This year, Albany is grappling with a looming $12.5 million deficit despite previous efforts at cost-cutting and consolidation such as measures recommended by the state

Financial Restructuring Board. A taxpayer-funded, privately conducted report on the city’s finances by PFM Group has not yet been released.

Sheehan has asked that the aid not come in the form of a “spin-up” of future state payments in lieu of taxes on the Empire State Plaza.

Here’s Bob Powers, president of APPFA:

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Source : http://blog.timesunion.com/capitol/archives/272879/watch-albany-firefighters-push-for-boost-in-aid-to-city/

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