Local reps see Cuomo’s budget as solid

Betty Little

January 24, 2013

January 23, 2013

By CHRIS MORRIS - Staff Writer (cmorris@adirondackdailyenterprise.com) , Adirondack Daily Enterprise

North Country lawmakers are mostly pleased with Gov. Andrew Cuomo's proposed 2013-14 budget, which features no new taxes, more funding for environmental programs, additional aid for communities affected by 2011's Tropical Storm Irene and no upstate prison closures.

State Sen. Betty Little, R-Queensbury, and Assemblywoman Janet Duprey, R-Peru, both reacted positively to Cuomo's spending plan. Duprey said she hopes the state Legislature will be able to pass a third on-time budget.

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