Rome City Government Headlines
ROME, N.Y. (WKTV) - Rome Mayor Joseph Fusco, Jr., gave his State of the City Address at Gansevoort Elementary School Tuesday. The mayor discussed the city's successes over the year and it's plans for the future, highlighting self-sufficiency and volunteerism.
Utica Mayor Robert Palmieri and Rome Mayor Joseph Fusco are two of more than 600 mayors across the country recognizing volunteerism.
ROME, N.Y. (WKTV) - Starting April 1, retired State Police Investigator Michael Grande will become the City of Rome's Public Safety Commissioner.
UTICA, N.Y. (WKTV) - Rome Mayor Joe Fusco joined Utica Mayor Robert Palmieri and other city officials for the mayor's 35th Quality of Life sweep through the streets of Utica on Wednesday.
ROME, N.Y. (WKTV) - Rome Mayor Joseph Fusco has revised the city's 2013 budget from the approximately 5 percent property tax hike to one that stays within the states 2 percent cap.
ROME, N.Y. (WKTV) - Rome common councilors unanimously voted down a proposed tax increase Wednesday night. Mayor Joseph Fusco proposed a 5 % property tax increase for next year's budget. The council needed to over-ride the state's 2 % tax cap in order for this to happen.
ROME, N.Y. (WKTV) - In order to balance the 2013 Rome City Budget, Mayor Joseph Fusco says he is proposing a 5% property tax hike. Mayor Fusco says that as a result of rising health care and pension costs, teamed with decreasing state aid, the tax hike is the only way to balance the $40.9 million budget without compromising the city's services.
ROME, N.Y. (WKTV) - The City of Rome held an informational meeting Tuesday to discuss several development projects, including changes to some projects already in the works. The Little Italy Colonade, the Erie Canalway Trail, and improving the look of many of the city's storefronts were discussed, but it's a new proposed navigation center that brought the most debate.
ROME, N.Y. (WKTV) - Rome Mayor Joseph Fusco delivered his first State of the City Address Wednesday night at Rome's Train Station. There he looked back on Rome's successes over the year, and how the city can continue to move forward.
ROME, N.Y. (WKTV) - United States Senator Charles Schumer and Congressman Richard Hanna have made some progress on an issue in Rome, but they're not satisfied just yet. The Democratic Senator and the Republican Congressman have put aside their bi-partisan ways to help try to keep Rome's social security office open.
ROME, N.Y. (WKTV) - City of Rome Mayor Joseph Fusco is changing his political party to Republican from Conservative.
ROME, N.Y. (WKTV) - Joseph Fusco became the city's 76th mayor Saturday afternoon shortly after noon. He was sworn in by Rome City Court Judge Dan Wilson.
Supreme Court Justice certifies Fusco as official winner of Rome Mayor Race; Mayor Brown issues statement
UTICA, N.Y. (WKTV) - One month after election day, the Rome Mayor's race comes to an official end in an Oneida County Courtroom on Wednesday.
ROME, N.Y. (WKTV) - After Election Day, Conservative Rome mayoral candidate Joe Fusco was ahead by just 191 votes with fewer than 400 absentee ballots left to count.
ONEIDA COUNTY, N.Y. (WKTV) - The Board of Elections counted absentee ballots all day on Wednesday, but an official winner of the Utica mayoral race has still not been decided.
ONEIDA COUNTY, N.Y. (WKTV) - The race for mayor of Rome and mayor of Utica are extremely tight races and with hundreds of absentee ballots not yet counted, it could be those votes that determine the winners of these elections.
ROME, N.Y. (WKTV) - With 100% of the precincts reporting, the Rome Mayoral Race is too close to call. The final winner will be determined by absentee ballots.
(WKTV) - The following is a list of candidates running only in major opposed races in our region, provided by the Boards of Elections in the respective counties.
Incumbent Rome Mayor James Brown and Challenger Joe Fusco took part in WKTV's 2011 Political Forum, live in the studio on Tuesday, November 1, 2011. Click the video to watch Part Three of the 2011 Rome Mayoral Forum
Incumbent Rome Mayor James Brown and Challenger Joe Fusco took part in WKTV's 2011 Political Forum, live in the studio on Tuesday, November 1, 2011. Click the video to watch Part Two of the 2011 Rome Mayoral Forum