N.Y. Needs Fiscal Reform, Better Interaction With Local Governments, Survey Says

Whalen, Robert
June 2006
Bond Buyer;6/1/2006, Vol. 356 Issue 32393, p55
Trade Publication
The article reports on the proposal of the Citizens Budget Commission (CBC) to change the way the government borrows, budgets and interacts with local governments in New York. The CBC recommends the state to lower capital spending or increase pay-as-you-go cash financing, avoid using debt to compensate operating deficits, and incorporate the capital programs of authorities with the state's capital plans to improve efficiency.


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