Why do education advocates say the state owes RCSD $86 million?

Why do education advocates say the state owes RCSD $86 million?

Advocates charge that the state veered from its financial commitment to Rochester schools to the tune of $86 million.

 

Ex-Congress member Chris Collins sentenced to 26 months in prison

Chris Collins, who was a rising political star as an early and ardent supporter of President Donald Trump, delivered a tearful apology before his sentencing.

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Rochester clergy urge state leaders to uphold bail reform

Rochester clergy are urging state leaders to resist mounting pressure from law enforcement and constituents to repeal or modify the new bail reform law.

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City Council to confirm Police Accountability Board appointees

City Council is set to confirm Police Accountability Board appointees, but the board's legality is still being challenged in court.

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Democratic state Senate challenger Jen Lunsford drops out to run for Assembly

Four months after announcing her intention to run for state Senate, Jen Lunsford is now running for the Assembly.

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City Council stands behind reformed ex-convict for Rochester PAB

Miquel Powell shot a woman when he was 21. Now, at 38, he has been appointed to the Rochester Police Accountability Board.

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A bank for people who don’t trust banks

Many people don't use the mainstream banking system, often because they don't trust it or because they face barriers to accessing it.

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Mayor, City Council member trade barbs over Charlotte development

Mayor Lovely Warren and City Council member Jose Peo accuse the other of lying and playing favorites in the process of developing the Port of Rochester.

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Congressional special election date looks like a rigged game

Combining a special election to replace disgraced Chris Collins with a presidential primary would save money. But it comes with another cost: credibility.

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