NY Courts Told To Cut $170M In 2011

Law360, New York (March 28, 2011, 7:38 PM EDT) -- New York lawmakers on Sunday approved a budget that calls for $170 million in cuts to the state judiciary, $70 million more than the courts had pledged to cut from a no-growth budget for fiscal year 2011.

The judiciary budget reduction is meant “to reflect a more proportionate share of the state’s reductions,” according to a statement from New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo.

The governor said the $132.5 billion budget will reduce spending overall by more than 2 percent from the current year and will eliminate...
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