A missed opportunity: Gov. Andrew Cuomo’s proposed budget needs to firmly invest in the Empire State
February 15, 2015. Gov. Andrew Cuomo’s budget proposal takes some positive steps forward in clearly acknowledging, for the first time in his tenure, the incredible child poverty and income inequality that exist in our generally affluent state. He also wisely recognizes the need to give greater property tax relief to those who need it most rather than spreading it too thinly.
However, for every step forward the governor takes in addressing some critical issues, he takes two steps back by … (read more)