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Teacher Pension Shift Tremendous Burden In Formulating Budget

June 7th, 2012 by WCBC Radio

The Allegany County Commissioners have scheduled a budget hearing as part of this afternoon’s regular weekly meeting- and additional opportunities will be available for public comment following next week’s budget review. The commissioners are set to adopt the FY 2013 budget and set the levy at its June 28th business meeting. The state’s decision to shift the cost of teacher’s pensions to local government over the next four years has proven a tremendous burden in formulating this year’s budget. County Commissioner Mike McKay says that the state’s action is a major blow to the county and to the board of education…

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