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Cuomo Temper: Tactical Or Beyond His Control?

Posted 4/5/19

And on April 1, having beaten back all the fools who questioned his authority to bestride the state like a colossus, his sovereignty over its budget, his ethical compass and his judgment, Governor Cuomo rested.

He did so having secured his priorities under the $175-billion spending plan, and after state legislators approved an increase in his salary of nearly 40 percent that will boost it from $179,000 to $250,000 by 2021, making him the highest-paid Governor in the nation. Not incidentally, he headed off or Tasered some potential incursions upon his ability to control state government and exert his power to the fullest.

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