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December 10, 2016
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Sullivan County labor election victory

Still, with the tentative budget dipping into the county reserves approximately $6 million out of a total of about $10 million, the county will likely not be able to rely so heavily in 2013 on the reserves to balance the budget and, absent more money or mandate relief coming from Albany, next year looks as difficult as the last three. With all of the collective bargaining units expiring at the end of the year, county chair Jonathan Rouis said negotiating new contracts “will be a very active part of the end of 2012.”