Senator Krueger Calls for Equity in State Budget Cuts
As the legislature began budget hearings today, State Senator Liz Krueger (Vice-Chair of the Senate Finance Committee) called on the legislature to ensure that the final state budget is balanced fairly and equitably with regards to local governments.
“I understand that we are facing an extremely difficult budget and there will be large cuts to many programs, but we must make sure that the pain is distributed equitably and appropriately,” said Senator Krueger. “In the Governor’s proposed 2010-11 executive budget, New York City shoulders a disproportionate amount of pain.”
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