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PACE Energy Program Revamps for 2018 [AUDIO]

In 2015, Tompkins county adopted the Sustainable Energy Loan Program which has provided Property Assessed Clean Energy, or PACE financing for local energy-related improvement projects. The financing program helps commercial and non-profit building owners reduce operating costs and increase the value of their properties through clean energy improvements. The Legislature has scheduled a public hearing…

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Final Days of the 2018 Democratic Congressional Primary in NY 23: Ithaca Times’ Matt Butler weighs in (AUDIO)

The Democratic Candidate Forum for New York Congressional District 23 on Thursday at Greenstar, co-sponsored by the League of Women Voters and WRFI, was one of the candidates’ last public appearances before election day on June 26. The Ithaca Times‘ Matt Butler spoke with WRFI’s Laura Rosbrow-Telem about his impressions of this competitive primary race.…

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[AUDIO] 23rd District Democratic Candidates Forum (2018-06-21)

By Jolene Almendarez for the Ithaca Voice ITHACA, N.Y. — The five congressional candidates vying for the Democratic nomination next week took a hard stand Thursday night advocating for green collar jobs, healthcare, gun laws, better veteran care, and sustainability. A significant amount of time was also spent talking about one of the people progressives…

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