Paterson: Pass Budget by June 28 Or Else

Governor David Paterson made the surprise announcement at a public leaders meeting, saying more than two months after the state budget was due, it's time to set a deadline.
He says if lawmakers don't agree by then, he'll force them to adopt the remainder of his spending plan, with school aid cuts and new taxes, in an emergency spending bill.

Click Here for the full story from WXXI Capitol Bureau Correspondent Karen DeWitt.

 

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