Posted by: audreybenenati | January 20, 2010

Governor Paterson seeks $136 billion budget, non-diet soda tax


NEW YORK (Reuters) – New York Governor David Paterson on Tuesday proposed a budget of nearly $136 billion for fiscal 2011, a 0.5 percent increase from the current year, that will partly close a $7.4 billion deficit by raising taxes on cigarettes and other items.

Read the rest at http://www.reuters.com/article/idUSTRE60I46W20100119?type=politicsNews

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