Gov. Paterson to release plan for budget cuts

ALBANY - Gov. David Paterson (D-N.Y.) is set to unveil his plan for budget cuts Wednesday morning.He says the cuts are necessary since the state has a $2 billion deficit. The governor says New York is looking at $47 billion in deficits over the next four years if nothing is done.Paterson has not yet revealed what his plans may call for, but he has said that everything is on the table regarding cuts. The governor asked state senators and assemblymen to offer suggestions for the cuts, which lawmakers refused to do. The Legislature is scheduled to hold a special session next week.News 12 Brooklyn will air Gov. Paterson's news conference live at 11 a.m.

advertisement | advertise on News 12

Trending Video

Senior Samuel Langshteyn received a cochlear implant when 1 Best of Brooklyn: Hearing-impaired student performs in play
At least six people have been arrested and 2 Six arrested, 4 more sought in Coney Island gang assault video
VIDEO: News conference on annual Denim Day 3 VIDEO: News conference on annual Denim Day
News 12 viewers took to Facebook to discuss 4 The Buzz: 8-year-old wanders out of charter school, found walking along train tracks
Funeral today for FDNY firefighter William Tolley from 5 Funeral set for FDNY firefighter killed in the line of duty

advertisement | advertise on News 12

Features

Sorry to interrupt...

Your first 5 are free

Access to News12 is free for Optimum, Comcast®, Time Warner® and Service Electric℠ video customers.

Please enjoy 5 complimentary views to articles, photos, and videos during the next 30 days.

LOGIN SUBSCRIBE