Angry New Yorker

Thursday, October 07, 2004
Don't get too excited, yet, as these "backs push" situations have a dismal tendency to fizzle out, but at least Albany is recognizing the increased public pressure, and that's a start...

From today's New York Times
"State Senator Backs Push to Overhaul Albany's Ways

Published: October 7, 2004
ALBANY, Oct. 6 - An influential Republican state senator from Westchester has endorsed efforts to overhaul state government, a sign that more legislators are finding themselves vulnerable to political attacks over the gridlock in Albany.

The senator, Nicholas Spano, facing what allies and opponents say will be a tough re-election fight in November, has been voicing support for ideas to make state government more responsive.

On Friday, he said he would be pushing to change some of the Senate's rules and to overhaul New York's system of public authorities. On Wednesday, he appeared at a news conference with a Westchester Democratic colleague, Assemblyman Richard L. Brodsky, to back Mr. Brodsky's call for constitutional amendments that would, in part, change budget procedures."

Read the entire article here.

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