Angry New Yorker

Tuesday, May 06, 2003
Pataki's veto strategy may succeed in Assembly
By ERIKA ROSENBERG, (Original publication: May 5, 2003)

"ALBANY — Republican Gov. George Pataki's best chances for killing the $93 billion state budget he despises might lie not in the GOP-controlled Senate but in the Democratic-dominated Assembly, observers say.
Pataki has more party brethren in the Senate, but they have broken with him, voting overwhelmingly last week for budget bills that he criticized as heading New York toward a financial train wreck. Most of the 24 Democrats in the Senate are likely to go along with an override of vetoes that Pataki has promised for the Legislature's version of the budget." [more]

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