New York Civic: Herding Cats By Henry J. Stern

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Glory Be. Big Three Agree. Foresee Albany Tranquility. The Post's front-page headline this morning, PIGS FLY, reflected the skepticism and cynicism that some New Yorkers feel at the report that the governor and legislative leaders had agreed on a state budget five days in advance of the April 1 deadline. The Times' headline was predictably more sedate: ALBANY STRIKES BUDGET ACCORD TO CUT SPENDING. The …

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New York Civic: The Governor’s Speech By Henry J. Stern

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Cuomo Warns Legislature Fiscal Disaster Lies Ahead Without Sharp Reductions The new Governor Cuomo delivered his first State of the State message yesterday. I watched the speech and found it credible and constructive. Cuomo seems to be making a conscious effort to get along with the legislature. At the same time, he outlined spending reductions, ethics reforms, independent redistricting and other proposals which have been anathema …

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Ed Koch Commentary: Vote Out the Enemies of Reform – Ed Koch Names Names in his Crusade to Fix Albany BY Edward I. Koch

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The following article appeared in the Daily News on Sunday, July 25, 2010. Between 1928 and 1932, the Empire State was led by Gov. Franklin Delano Roosevelt. FDR followed in the footsteps of Alfred E. Smith, also a Democrat. Nelson Rockefeller, a Republican, created our great state public universities. These outstanding governors set the standards for leadership and social programs …

eHeziEd Koch Commentary: Vote Out the Enemies of Reform – Ed Koch Names Names in his Crusade to Fix Albany BY Edward I. Koch