Buried in the New York Post‘s exultant coverage of Andrew Cuomo’s on-time budget agreement with the Legislature in Albany was a remarkable, easily missable tribute to a governor whom the Post, in general, likes somewhat less.
Despite a “dismal” record in office, David Paterson (along with another predecessor, George Pataki) “helped blaze the path that Read More
ALBANY—Still on the outs with labor, David Paterson is looking for support in the business community as he stares down a mid-year deficit.
He met yesterday on Park Avenue with members of the Partnership for New York City, and tonight is stopping in Rochester to address the Business Council Read More
ALBANY—Business leaders will huddle tomorrow to develop and share their ideas on how the state can deal with a growing budget gap.
"Hopefully we're going to mobilize some constructive responses to the budget crisis," said Kathy Wylde, president of the Partnership for New York City. "We want to be constructively anti-tax."
The Partnership Read More
The head of the Citizens Budget Commission, Carol Kellerman, draws a comparison between Michael Bloomberg's use of $2 billion set aside to pay for future health-care costs and draining a trust fund.
“He’s using it in the short term," she said of the fund, which is officially referred to as the budget stabilization Read More