Senator Dean Skelos speaks on the 2009-10 State Budget

March 31, 2009

NY State Sen. Dean Skelos speaks at the opening of debate on the 2009-10 New York State budget. The $132 billion plan is the largest in state history, increasing spending by more than 10% and includes the largest tax increase ever. Republican Skelos criticized the Democrat-only plan, which was crafted in secret, in violation of state budget reform laws.