New York Gov. Spitzer Criticizes President Bush's Budget Proposal

Phillips, Ted
February 2008
Bond Buyer;2/8/2008, Vol. 363 Issue 32812, p40
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The article discusses the perspectives of New York Gov. Eliot Spitzer on the budget proposal of U.S. President George W. Bush for fiscal 2009. The governor remarked that the proposal would hurt the state, standing to lose $1 billion of federal funding from cuts to healthcare, $250 million from social service cuts, and $200 million from homeland security cuts. He commented that the state cannot count on the federal government for a budget that offers real solutions for serious problems.


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