Paterson unveils 2010-2011 budget proposalPosted: Updated:
Gov. David Paterson unveiled his 2010-2011 state budget proposal Tuesday morning.
The governor is asking for a 5 percent cut in school aid as well as $1 billion in new taxes and fees. Paterson is also proposing a $1 billion cut in health care spending.
The Legislature is expected to oppose the measures in the $134 billion budget.
Also included in the budget is the ongoing hiring freeze in the state work force, closing four prisons and no state police training class.
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For Gov. David Paterson's complete budget address, go to your digital cable box and select iO Extra on Ch. 612.