Tag: David Paterson
An anonymous Paterson Administration official is in today's Albany Times Union as predicting that the governor's budget proposal would include an “aggressive set of cuts” that will leave “blood in the streets.” Maybe he meant ke Read More
Addressing the possibility of mid-year cuts in school aid, which Senate leaders are pledging to avoid, Governor Paterson is quoted in today's Newsday as saying: "Seventy-one percent of the resources we spend on education are administrative. We can make a lot of cuts ... without touching the classroom or affecting teachers." Read More
Governor Paterson went before a congressional committee today to a federal stimulus package to aid financially troubled states--including this pitch for added funding for infrastructure repair: We in New York have many programs involving Read More
Governor David Paterson is right on the money in calling for "bold and aggressive action to reduce state spending" to deal with the severe and worsening fiscal crisis detailed in today's . At this point, after months of dire warnings, there's hardl Read More
After wavering on the issue in recent weeks, Governor Paterson today seemed to rule out tax increases as part of the solution to the state's growing budget problem -- at least for the next 18 months. "I don't think there should be any taxes at thi Read More
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