News Coverage on Lieutenant Governor

New York Times

Paterson Splits With No. 2 on Budget

Nicholas Confessore
Wednesday, June 16, 2010
Press Clip Relevance

This clip highlights how the Lieutenant Governor's involvement in policy making under the current constitution is at the discretion of the Governor.  Governor Patterson initially Lieutenant Governor Ravitch an unprecedented role in the development of the budget plan, but later disagreed with Ravitch's plan to close the $9.2 billion gap.



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