Lawmakers draw line in the sand at unfunded mandates

 

By KIM SMITH DEDAM
Press Republican Staff Writer
January 15, 2010 03:28 am


SARANAC LAKE — State budget cuts should come with a hitch: Remove unfunded mandates.


This was the key message North Country lawmakers delivered early Thursday at a Saranac Lake Area Chamber of Commerce Legislative Breakfast.


Sen. Betty Little (R-Queensbury) and Assemblywomen Teresa Sayward (R-Willsboro) and Janet Duprey (R-Peru) discussed dire budget concerns in unison with area business, civic and political leaders here.


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