Joseph A. Griffo's posts related to Budget

Griffo Condemns Senate Holiday Break as a "Charade"

Senator Griffo voted against emergency spending that would allow the Senate to take a weeklong recess despite the looming budget deadline.  On the floor of the Senate, Griffo explained his 'no' vote:  "I just think it’s unacceptable.  We should continue to work and strive for this community objective and the responsibility that has been entrusted to us.  For that reason, I vote no."

 

Listen to the news report at the link below.

http://www.northcountrypublicradio.org/news/story/15441/state-senate-approves-emergency-spending-vows-to-keep-working-toward-final-budget

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GRIFFO SAYS TAKE A LONG LOOK BEFORE LOOKING TO CLOSE PARKS

Senator Griffo’s Statement on Parks Budget Cut Proposal

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GRIFFO CALLS FOR FEWER TAXES AND FEES; MORE SPENDING CUTS IN 2010 STATE BUDGET

Griffo Calls for Fewer Taxes, Fees; More Spending Cuts

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What happened to the Data Center and the Jobs?

Griffo: Administration Owes Area Explanation Regarding Data Center

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Griffo: Local Schools Use Opportunity To Press For Balance in Education Aid

Griffo: Local Schools Use Opportunity To Press For Balance in Education Aid

Balance was the critical issue addressed by local school leaders who this week accepted Senator Joseph A. Griffo’s offer to meet personally with Senate Education Committee Chair John Flanagan to discuss school aid in the coming state budget.

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Griffo Says Budget Agreement is Fiscally Responsible

State Budget Addresses NY’s Top Priority

Senator Joseph A. Griffo (R-C-IP, Rome) said the budget compromise unveiled in Albany fulfils a promise made to the people of the 47th District and all of New York to make fiscal responsibility the top issue in Albany.

“No one enjoys passing a budget that makes painful cuts, but this was a hard dose of fiscal reality that was necessary,” Griffo said. “For agencies looking for money, this will not be a good budget. For taxpayers wondering if the state has heard their voices, it’s an encouraging sign.”

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Griffo Says Adopted State Budget is First of More Challenges To Com

Griffo: Hard work not over with budget passage

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Griffo Reports that Restoration of Tug Hill Commission in Final Budget

Griffo Reports Restoration of Tug Hill Commission in Final Budget Agreement Senator Confident that Review of Commission will confirm its continued need

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Griffo Criticizes Phantom Population Law Tucked Into Revenue Bill

Griffo Criticizes Phantom Population Law Tucked Into Revenue Bill

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