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Highland voters nix budget, oust incumbents in school election

Highland voters nix budget, oust incumbents in school election

Record-breaking numbers of voters turned out Tuesday night in Highland to reject the proposed $36.88 million budget, while voting in at least two of the three candidates from the grassroots 60 Percenter group that advocated for greater spending on education. Although the “yes” votes outnumbered the “no” votes 1,035 to 994, it wasn’t nearly enough...
Close but no cigar: New Paltz school budget fails by 18 votes

Close but no cigar: New Paltz school budget fails by 18 votes

Despite majority support at the polls, New Paltz’s school budget still failed Tuesday night – a mere 18 votes away from getting the 60 percent super majority needed to pass a budget above the state tax cap. When it came to whether or not they supported the $50.31 million budget, 1,726 voters said they did...
Six challengers vie for New Paltz School Board, incumbents bow out

Six challengers vie for New Paltz School Board, incumbents bow out

Election Day for the New Paltz Central School District will bring a lot of choices. Voters will have to decide if they’ll support a tax-cap-busting $50.31 million budget, if they’d like the schools to buy $339,000 worth of buses and they’ll have to pick from a crowded field of hopefuls looking for a school board...