November 5, 2009. A five-pager by FPI’s Frank Mauro and Ron Deutsch of New Yorkers for Fiscal Fairness. Three points: 1. First, do no harm! 2. Understand the role of federal aid and state reserves during economic downturns 3. Make better budget choices for 2010‐2011.

This brief was distributed at a press conference at which FPI, New Yorkers for Fiscal Fairness, and a diverse group of statewide organizations joined forces to publicize the harmful impact of many of the governor’s proposed cuts. Group press release >>