Driving Change in Public Policy: Responsible Budgeting in New York State

Wednesday, February 29, 2012

In July 2009, New York Governor David Paterson asked Richard Ravitch to serve as Lieutenant Governor and develop a plan that would not only solve the state’s immediate budget crisis, but prevent new fiscal emergencies in later years. Ravitch’s proposed solutions, and their effect on Governor Patterson’s administration and the current state government, are the subject of this blog post by Robert Ward, Deputy Director at the Nelson A. Rockefeller Institute of Government.

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