12/09/08 - Senecas express concern over taxes

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Seneca Nation leaders expressed frustration Monday that officials in Albany are looking at uncollected Indian cigarette taxes as a way to help ease the state’s budget crunch.

After meeting with Gov. David A. Paterson in New York last week, Seneca Nation President Barry E. Snyder Sr. said in a statement Monday that the tribe was willing to sit down with the governor to discuss differences.