It’s important that the past two years have produced on-time state budgets and actions that put the brakes on runaway spending and higher taxes, and that signal a future of spending control, tax relief and private-sector job growth.
It’s important that the past two years, even in the face of deficits and a nationwide economic crisis, have produced fiscal reforms and a stronger commitment to upstate economic growth and other fundamental priorities.
There’s more we need to do and we’re going to keep at it. But we’re moving in the right direction.
Find more information and read additional reaction to this year’s state budget on www.omara.nysenate.gov.