30 local governments have been identified in a report released by Comptroller Tom DiNapoli as dealing with some kind of financial strain.
Most governments and municipalities are still recovering from the hard-hitting pandemic and the damages it had on the economy.
The three local governments that are likely to have the most long-term issues due to their financial situations are the city of Poughkeepsie, the city of Niagara Falls and the town of Caneadea.
As for moderate budget stress, those municipalities include Suffolk and Westchester counties, the city of Glen Cove, and the town of Yates.
Governments struggled when their economies came to a halt for almost a year when the pandemic began. Sales tax revenue has bounced back as well as billions in financial aid being provided.
Some governments are just more stressed than others and will need to find ways to budget and adapt as they slowly recover.
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