Budget Extender Remarks by Senate Republican Leader Dean Skelos: Monday, June 7, 2010

June 07, 2010

In  his  remarks,  Senator Skelos discusses the Democrats’ failure toconduct  a public budget discussion or include Republicans in negotiations,their  rejection  of  Republican  proposals  for Medicaid reforms to reducespending; the fact that the budget extender bill includes Medicaid spendingthat makes up about 40 percent of the overall state budget; and the lack ofan overall fiscal plan for the state budget.