Rockland County announces first budget surplus since 2006

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For the first time in over a decade, Rockland County is out of the red.

Officials say the county has a positive unassigned fund balance for the first time since 2006. 

The fund balance is now over $6 million, according to Rockland County Executive Ed Day.

The county faced bankruptcy in 2014.

According to Day, the county's goal is to eventually have a surplus of $50 million.

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