News Coverage on Unfunded Mandates
Mandate relief panel suggests $245M in savingsCara Matthews
ALBANY — A panel charged with reducing unfunded state mandates on local governments is recommending steps to save $245 million, but its final report does not tackle some of what are considered New York's most onerous and costly mandates.
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"The report proposes a constitutional amendment to ban mandates that don't have funding attached. A statutory ban could be enacted while the constitutional amendment was being ratified."