After a disastrous first year beset by scandal and poor decision-making, Gov. Eliot Spitzer on Wednesday made a big step toward a turnaround in his second-year state of the state speech. He's worked to spread health-insurance coverage, boost state Read More
Month: October 2008
A large majority of New Yorkers support the idea of capping property tax increases, according .Governor Spitzer announced in his Jan. 9 State of the State message that he would form a commission to recommend a cap on school property t Read More
"As the world has transformed and moved forward, it is only Albany that has stood still,” Spitzer said in his first State of the State address last year. But a year later, Albany seems as still as ever, paralyzed with the very maladies Spitzer r Read More
A flood of expected retirements by New York state government employees represents an opportunity to save billions of dollars over the next few years by streamlining its workforce and reforming costly retirement benefits. Read More
Two weeks after the state's largest teachers union gave Senate Republicans a boost by endorsing their candidate in a critical special election race, Republican lawmakers fast-tracked a bill that would allow New York City teachers to retire with full Read More
AMSTERDAM, N.Y. -- Like many childcare providers, Dianne Madej begins her day early. Taking care of play time, nap time and meal time, all before noon. “It's very busy. It can be messy and playful and fun,” said Dianne Madej, Child Care Provid Read More
While he carefully avoids a flat rejection of the idea, Assembly Speaker Sheldon Silver has been expressing doubts about Governor Eliot Spitzer’s proposal for a cap on school property taxes. Read More
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