End the community college subsidy

On March 1, 2014, Dutchess County residents will begin paying a tax on energy use including home heating fuel as a means to close a $7.8 million gap in the Dutchess County budget. This energy tax can be repealed at any time if the county cuts an equivalent amount of spending. Ending the county sponsorship of Dutchess Community College (DCC) could create such cost savings.

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