Betsy Lynam http://wrvo.org en Cuomo vetoes member items http://wrvo.org/post/cuomo-vetoes-member-items <p>Governor Cuomo has vetoed over half a million dollars of legislative member items, saying he&rsquo;s following through on a promise to ban the funds, which have been used in the past to finance lawmakers&rsquo; pet projects.</p><p> Thu, 12 Apr 2012 11:44:00 +0000 Karen DeWitt 17529 at http://wrvo.org Gov. Cuomo considering special session to cut growing budget gap http://wrvo.org/post/gov-cuomo-considering-special-session-cut-growing-budget-gap <p>The gaps in the New York State budget, for the current year and the new fiscal year, are widening. Governor Cuomo and state lawmakers are considering a number of options, including a special session, and revamping of the state’s tax code a means of generating more money for state coffers.</p> Fri, 02 Dec 2011 13:03:10 +0000 Karen DeWitt 10412 at http://wrvo.org