Should the Governor Be Able to Change The Budget On His Own?

Should the Governor Be Able to Change The Budget On His Own?

Mon, 06/28/2010 - 1:00pm - 2:00pm

Should the governor be able to impound funds and cut state spending on his own if the state gets into fiscal trouble? Robert Ward of SUNY Albany's Rockefeller Institute says other states give their governors that kind of power now, and he thinks it's time to consider it in New York.

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Totally agree that the

Totally agree that the governor should have the power to cut spending when the time calls for it.