Wednesday, February 2, 2011

Over 100 NY Leaders and Groups Offer Their Reaction to Cuomo's Speech

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Over 100 NY Leaders and Groups Offer Their Reaction to Cuomo's Speech  
Sisto: Cuomo’s Medicaid Cuts Require Magic Cuomo’s Budget Cuts Spending on Schools and Medicaid (NYT) * Cuomo unveils slash and hack 2011-12 budget (NYP) * NY Gov. Cuomo proposes no college tuition increase- Washington Post * UPDATE 1-NY's Cuomo's budget seeks to reverse past "shams"- Reuters * Cuomo to Cut New York State Spending by $8.86 Billion, Fire 9800 Workers Bloomberg * Gov. Cuomo's budget proposal would slash at least $700 million from New York City (DN) * Cuomo's budget presentation sticks to major themes (TU) * Silver: Don’t blame the legislature for everything (TU)  * Business Council Supports Gov. Cuomo's Fiscal Reform Budget * BUDGET-BRIEFING-BOOK  * NY Gov. Cuomo proposes no college tuition increaseAuburn Citizen * State Budget Reaction: The Politicos (DN) * 1199/GNYHA Prepare For ‘Superhuman Feat’  * Capitol Confidential » CSEA, PEF, NYSUT don’t seem to be in partner mode *State Budget Reaction: Labor (DN) * Josh Robin Bloomberg blasts Cuomo budget, breaking with ally. "Unfortunately, the budget does not treat New York City equitably;(Twitter) * DiNapoli Likes What He Sees “At First Glance”    * If you missed Gov. Cuomo's budget address earlier, you can catch it here in its entirety * City Hall News In response to , @ says NYC pays disproportionate share of taxes, and deserves its fair share of state aid (Twitter * Skelos: Cuomo Budget ‘Realistic’ (YNN) * Cuomo Budget Cuts MTA Operating Funds, Puts a Bandage on Capital Budget | DMI Blog * STATEMENT OF MAYOR MICHAEL R. BLOOMBERG ON GOVERNOR CUOMO'S 2011-2012 EXECUTIVE BUDGET * Video jukebox: reaction from Skelos, Silver, DiNapoli (TU) * State Budget Reaction: Education, Kids And Health * Second Ave. Sagas
 Cuomo removes $100M in dedicated transit dollars * State Budget Reaction: Transportation (DN) * Cuomo's first budget gets mixed reviews 
* Bloomberg: Cuomo Budget Unfair To NYC (YNN) * Cuomo’s cuts to NYC $659.4 Million (WNYC) * Cuomo budget soundbites - During his first budget address, Governor Andrew Cuomo touched upon some hot topics, inclu... (Twitter)* Judiciary singled out for a Cuomo jab (TU) * Blame Game Silver Video (YNN) * The Observer also has a nice roundup -- with photos! -- of the budget's main points. * The horsemen aren’t happy about Cuomo’s proposed 2.75 percent racing purse surcharge. 

LeBrun: Cuomo left tough chases till another day. (Albany Times-Union)
Detailing Cuomo: Gershman wants more. (Wall Street Journal)
Dissing Lawmakers: “I think that was a bit harsh.” (Buffalo News)
Closing Prisons: “You can’t make a trade-off for jobs,” says a county executive with a prison in his backyard. (The Post-Star | Glen Falls, NY)
Cuomo’s Decisions: “He left the hard decisions – what workers to lay off, what prisons to close, what Medicaid programs to reform – in the hands of politically-appointed task force.” (
Reacting to Cuomo: Scott and Dicker hear the shrieks. (New York Post)
The governor is moving to change the budget process altogether.


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