State Budget Lacks Transparency

State Budget Lacks Transparency

By Kathy Kahn At 11:45p.m. on March 31, Albany lawmakers passed Gov. Andrew Cuomo’s $168.3 Billion NYS Budget for fiscal year 2018-2019, but no mention of how to address the $4 billion deficit the state faces were included.  It is the fourth consecutive year the budget was passed “on time.” Among the positives: A uniform policy on sexual […]

DAY AND CUOMO HOLD JOINT PRESS CONFERENCE PRIOR TO NOR’EASTER

DAY AND CUOMO HOLD JOINT PRESS CONFERENCE PRIOR TO NOR’EASTER

Governor Andrew Cuomo joined Rockland County Executive Ed Day at 2 p.m., Wednesday in Suffern to address the incoming nor’Easter. Following a series of storms that wreaked havoc and caused long-lasting blackouts, political officials assured the public that extra precautions were being taken in case the worst-case scenario hit Rockland and the region again. In […]

DEFRANCISCO ON CONVOLUTED CUOMO INCOME TAX SCHEME: “The Work Of A Mind Severed From Reason And Reality”

DEFRANCISCO ON CONVOLUTED CUOMO INCOME TAX SCHEME: “The Work Of A Mind Severed From Reason And Reality”

Statement from Republican gubernatorial candidate John A. DeFrancisco Governor Andrew Cuomo’s convoluted new personal income tax scheme  — it would create up to 2,287 new bureaucratic entities in New York — is “the work of a mind severed from reason and reality,” New York state senator and Republican gubernatorial candidate John A. DeFrancisco today charged. […]