Archive for November, 2011

Council joins mandate relief coalition — updated

November 1st, 2011 by Robert Lowry

Today, Council Executive Director Robert Reidy joined with leaders of 10 other education, local government and business groups to call for action on a six-part mandate relief plan, titled, Let New York Work:  A Common Agenda for the Common Good.

Below is the text of the news release announcing the agenda.  At the end of the release is a link to a more detailed explanation of the agenda.

Update:  Here is a 12-minute video clip video of Bob Reidy discussing the agenda with Gannett News Service reporter Jon Campbell.

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