March 1, 2011 “We need to be realistic about the current state of our economy. Setting a salary cap based on student enrollment makes a lot of sense and is a step in the right direction. It is an ideal, fair plan to cut spending at a time where we need to be frugal. As Governor Cuomo has said, the budget plan will be one that makes difficult choices.”
“I believe the public understands the severity of our economic situation and just like the private sector has endured pay cuts, the public sector will undoubtedly encounter the same as our State tries to regain fiscal security."