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The 2011 Budget

Tuesday, February 01, 2011 - 11:09 AM

Via Liz Benjamin.

UPDATE: In a press release accompanying the budget proposal, there is a reference to "one new fee" that is being introduced, along with "$805 million in non-recurring actions."

UPDATE II: The new fee is a surcharge on horse racing purses, estimated to bring in about $7 million. So, if you don't bet on the ponies, you probably won't notice it.

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Memo to Dean Skelos

Time to step up to the plate and cut the Senate by 25% or more.

You cannot support or vote for cuts unless you are willing to cut your own budget.

Take my advice and CUT

Before there was the "Oracle at Delphi" there was Count Vampire J. Machiavelli

VJ Machiavelli
www.VJMachiavelli.blogspot.com
The Legislative Budget is Too Damn High

Feb. 02 2011 02:57 AM
Larry Littlefield

Why is AIM aid to New York City being eliminated while AIM aid to municipalities with lower poverty rates and higher incomes than New York City is maintained? The reason, as stated in the budget, is that New York City is used to not getting such aid and has lots of taxes.

If nothing else, AIM aid should be eliminated for any municipality that has either a lower poverty rate or a higher average income than New York City. That would save some money right there.

Feb. 01 2011 05:06 PM

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