New York county and municipal government officials had reactions from surprise to frustration after New York Comptroller Thomas DiNapoli placed their governments on a list of 24 fiscally stressed counties, cities and towns in the state Tuesday.

"I'm a bit surprised that we'd be number three [on the list]," said Billy Jones, chairman of the Franklin County board of legislators. "We don't have the debt load or tax levy that other nearby communities have."

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