Paterson: How Do You Like My Spending Cap, Tom?

ALBANY—David Paterson just called on Comptroller Tom DiNapoli to get behind the spending cap he proposed last week.
I’m sure the following press release, issued by Paterson around 3:20 p.m., has nothing to do with DiNapoli’s characterization this morning of the state budget as one big delay tactic. Nothing.

GOVERNOR PATERSON CALLS ON COMPTROLLER DINAPOLI TO SUPPORT SPENDING CAP
Spending Cap, As Proposed by Governor Paterson, Would Close All Out-Year Gaps
Proposal is Most Immediate and Effective Reform Measure to Limit Growth of Deficits
Governor David A. Paterson today called on State Comptroller Thomas DiNapoli to support the Governor’s spending cap proposal, major reform legislation that would cap the growth of State government spending.

Paterson: How Do You Like My Spending Cap, Tom?