Ted O’Brien: New York on right track, but work remains
The Messenger Post newspapers were recently kind enough to allow me to share some of my thoughts on the budget process with their readership.
In short, there are many accomplishments in the budget that I believe all New Yorkers should be proud of, but I do think there are several areas where the state legislature's work is far from over.
See http://www.mpnnow.com/opinions/x1433806964/Ted-O-Brien-New-York-on-right-track-but-work-remains for my full comments.
(And an archived copy, in case the above link fails: http://www.webcitation.org/6Fd1TZ8XY)