The Governor and the leaders of both the State Senate and Assembly, have struck an agreement for the 2012-2013 budget. According to Amy Allen, WCA Managing Director, "this is only the second time since the early 1980s that New York State has had two consecutive on-time budgets..."
In his testimony on the proposed 2012-2013 New York State Budget, Bill Mooney, president of the Westchester County Association, urged legislators to pass a “sixth tier” in the public retirement system for new workers, as proposed by Governor Cuomo. To do so could potentially save the state $113 billion. And with savings like that….