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State budget includes $3 million for Oneida, Madison counties

By WKTV News

ONEIDA, MADISON COUNTIES, N.Y. (WKTV) - The state budget will increase funding for Oneida and Madison counties to make up for the shortfall from the Oneida Indian Nation not paying real property taxes.

A total of $3 million was set aside to make up for the shortfalls.

$1.5 million goes to each county.

Last year, each county was allotted $1 million.

The year before that, each county got $980,000.

As with the state budget, the spending still needs final approval.

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