Silence On Court Funding, Fracking Draws Out Cuomo Critics

Law360, New York (January 9, 2014, 5:14 PM EST) -- New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo's wide-ranging public policy address Wednesday covered many topics but his silence on several notable issues, including funding for state courts and high-volume hydrofracking, did not go unnoticed and drew criticisms Thursday.

Advocates of finding additional money for state and federal courts in New York had hoped the governor would put his full weight behind their push for budget increases. And, while the governor did address what he sees as a need to reform juvenile justice laws — to stop charging 16-...
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