Wasting A $6 Billion New York Windfall

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April 06, 2015 By E. J. McMahon On April 1, New York state began a new fiscal year in a unique position: sitting on more than $6 billion in extra cash. But rather than seizing the opportunity to reduce the state’s reliance on debt while addressing urgent infrastructure needs, Gov. Andrew Cuomo will squander it largely on political pork and corporate …