Latest Target of N.Y. Comptroller's Reform Agenda: The Budget Process

Cataldo, Adam L.
January 2006
Bond Buyer;1/25/2006, Vol. 355 Issue 32305, p3
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This article presents information about a recently released report which calls for a series of budget reforms in New York. The report is issued by New York Comptroller Alan Hevesi. According to Hevesi, new reforms would improve accountability, transparency, and fiscal responsibility at the state level and lead to an overall improvement in the state's fiscal health. The measures fall into five categories: improving fiscal responsibility, lengthening the budget deliberation process, increasing accountability, providing the public with more and better information, and encouraging public participation in the process.


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