Angry New Yorker

Thursday, May 15, 2003
Striking Back at Legislature, Pataki Vetoes Tax Increases

ALBANY, May 14 — "Gov. George E. Pataki signed his name to 119 vetoes today, making good on his pledge to reject the tax increases and much of the new spending proposed by state lawmakers in a budget they passed over his objections.

Acting just under deadline, the governor said he was striking out $1.3 billion in spending added by the Legislature, and vetoing the entire revenue bill its budget is based on
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