From Pleased to Peeved, the Response to Cuomo’s Budget Plan

  • cuomo 340 From Pleased to Peeved, the Response to Cuomos Budget PlanAs soon as Andrew Cuomo released the particulars of his budget plan — and in some cases beforehand — the responses began pouring in. A budget whose basic principal is curtailing government spending without raising taxes was guaranteed to generate some strong reactions, and that it did. State workers — particularly union chiefs, educators and health care workers — sharply questioned how the state will continue to function with seemingly draconian cuts ahead. Groups facing smaller reductions were supportive, and the business community emerged as an ally.  For the full range of responses, click here. is now part of We're bringing you more political news, as well as culture, style, real estate and opinion.

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