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Tax reduction sorely needed

June 13, 2013

“We are going to decrease taxes next year.” Gloversville Mayor Dayton King uttered those words to a reporter this week. He’s singing a tune many Gloversville taxpayers want to hear....

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BWolf2

Jun-14-13 9:59 AM

I guess it doesn't bother any of the mayor's Fan Club that he has been caught lying again.The comments defending him on his FB page are laughable especially since half of them don't even live here and it isn't their tax money going for his "scenic drives" around the county. Hope the voters boot him out in November.

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yukonjack

Jun-13-13 6:58 PM

Putting all of ones eggs in WalMart(A PROVEN BUSINESS KILLER) is a fools venture.Wal Mart will kill what is left of the small business left that are surviving...I can see the tumble weed now rolling down Main St...

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paperman

Jun-13-13 5:08 PM

Why would anybody believe a word this man says? He has been proven a liar once again. Some days ago he told WENT that he drove the city SUV to Latham to get a business to move to Gloversville. Today he admits to working at that business for 6 months. Photos were taken by former Fire Chief Doug Edwards who followed him there several times, and were put up on Jack Kinzie's TV show. So who is the liar ? You taxpayers paid for that and plenty more unauthorized trips. He lies.

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Scarecrow57

Jun-13-13 2:48 PM

@Discobulous - They need that $1,000,000 firetruck for that fire that occurs once every 20 years. Given that, it only costs $50,000 a year to set around and gather dust.

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TiredOfTax

Jun-13-13 1:34 PM

There may be a reduction in property tax... maybe but the cities spending is going to soar with the newfound income... sustainable? NOPE!

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Scarecrow57

Jun-13-13 11:52 AM

Just one more reason NOT to live in a city. Excessive taxes and nothing in return but more laws and regulations.

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Annarondac

Jun-13-13 11:31 AM

The question to ask any candidate is "How are you going to lower taxes?" Just stating so is superficial. CEOs and Managers who come to this area bringing new businesses because of the tax breaks soon learn when they buy property, there are no tax breaks here.

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LoyalSocialist

Jun-13-13 11:25 AM

There is absolutely no reason to buy a house in the City of Gloversville, even if taxes are lowered.

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