In the News: Stewart-Cousins, Breslin and Tkaczyk Push For School Funding (Source: Times Union)
As Legislative leaders met again with Gov. Andrew Cuomo this morning to resolve the details of next year’s state budget, those not in the room continue to make their fervent wishes known.
To that end, state Senate Minority Leader Andrea Stewart-Cousins, sens. Neil Breslin and Cecilia Tkaczyk and a five other Democrats have written to leadership and Gov. Cuomo urging them to include more funding for education in the final pact — especially for struggling upstate rural and small city school districts.