Gallagher hints at surplus as sales tax pours in

September 16, 2021Press

Ulster County Comptroller March Gallagher has released the 2021  Second Quarter Financial Report. Second-quarter financials show that the County continues to enjoy historic growth rates in sales and occupancy tax collections while reductions in the county workforce reduced year-to-date expenditures. 2021 Second Quarter Financial Report Mid Hudson News | 9/16/21

Hinchey bill seeks to help people with traumatic brain injuries

September 15, 2021Press

March Gallagher, who is Hannah Berryan’s attorney, said that simple things could ultimately save families’ anguish, and the state agencies seem to have difficulty working with state money. “When (advocacy agency) Care Design…inquired back to OPWDD whether or not a seizure dog, in particular, could be supported,  they were told ‘no,’” said Gallagher, who also … Read More

Major Fundraising Effort to Assist Hannah Berryan

September 8, 2021Press

“Although I serve as the County Comptroller, as an attorney I took Hannah’s case pro bono when I realized just how limited the supports were for this family,” said March Gallagher. “While working to get Hannah a seizure dog and behavioral therapy it became clear that moving closer to brain injury experts could expedite Hannah’s recovery.” … Read More

Ulster experiences ‘record breaking’ sales tax growth

September 1, 2021Press

“If the current trends continue, we project that these revenues will exceed the budgeted projections in the current year,” said Comptroller March Gallagher. “Sales tax revenues combined with existing fund balances, reductions in personnel spending and American Rescue Plan funding mean that Ulster County is on track to close 2021 with a surplus that should … Read More

Ulster comptroller’s report shows ‘record-breaking sales tax growth’

August 31, 2021Press

An analysis by the county Comptroller’s Office of sales tax revenues for the first six months of 2021 showed what Comptroller March Gallagher called  “record-breaking sales tax growth,” with the county collecting $78.6 million, a 32% increase of $19 million over the first six months of 2020. Daily Freeman | 8/31/21