In the Spotlight: GOP Budget Proposal Passes, Public Assistance Gaps
This series highlights recent work of political journalists covering the region and New York state.
Amy Neff Roth from the Observer Dispatch identifies shortcomings of public assistance and highlights nonprofit organizations in Utica seeking to fill these gaps.
Matthew Hamilton from the Times Union examines how upstate House Republicans voted against the GOP federal budget proposal because of the elimination of state and local tax deductions, commonly referred to as SALT. The bill narrowly passed 216 to 212.
Jeff Coltin from City and State visits with Peter Galie, Professor Emeritus at Canisus College, who explains how 14,000 words could be removed from the New York State Constitution without any impact.