Krueger, Kruger and Bloomberg
By David King
Sen. Liz Krueger, vice chair of the Senate Finance Committee, represents a particularly vocal constituent. You may have heard of him–Mayor Michael Bloomberg. Bloomberg was in Albany today testifying about the inequities he sees New York City suffering under Gov. David Paterson’s 2010-2011 budget plan. Krueger’s office issued a press release this evening echoing Bloomberg’s complaints.
“I understand that we are facing an extremely difficult budget and there will be large cuts to many programs, but we must make sure that the pain is distributed equitably and appropriately,” said Senator Krueger in in a statement. “In the Governor’s proposed 2010-11 executive budget, New York City shoulders a disproportionate amount of pain.”
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