January: a time for resolutions. In state and local politics, however, the resolutions are harder kept than simply signing up for the gym. This was a week where politicians had to follow through on the fiscal discipline that they touted during the campaign trail, as hard as it is for them to do. Tidbits of Cuomo’s budget began to leak, and Bloomberg said his State of the City, both angering union supporters.
Take a look back at the policy decisions that made headlines this week here.