The state’s budget deficit could grow to $4.1 billion, Comptroller Tom DiNapoli said.
“I said back in April that this was a buy-time budget, and now time is up,” DiNapoli wrote in a report. “This budget simply has not held together.”
David Paterson will today unveil a package of education and health care cuts; he will reportedly not propose tax hikes.
“It’s going to be pretty grim,” Paterson told the News.
The Post tells taxpayers to “say your prayers” that the Legislature will join Paterson.
Sheldon Silver said he didn’t think things are as bad as Paterson thinks, and called the proposal a “worst-case scenario.”
The question of eminent domain for Atlantic Yards was heard by the Court of Appeals.
Judges seemed skeptical that “public use” did not include the economic development from the project.
Legal experts say the trial of Hiram Monserrate is too close to call.
Andrew Cuomo is on the road, promoting his bill for a pension oversight board.
And below, Irene Jay Liu explains the factions in the State Senate: