Rash Behavior to Raise Money

Governor Cuomo is engaging in Rash Behavior to close the state budget gap. He now proposes legalization of marijuana and online sports betting. Both are seen as windfalls for the depleted treasury. The budget director projects that the two moves would bring in an additional billion dollars a year combined. That is fanciful thinking. The real haul would be substantially less. It underscores how desperate King Andrew is to raise revenue. The compelling need is for him to slash the bloated budget and payroll. The affluent are fleeing New York in droves. They seek refuge in low tax states like Florida and Texas. Get a gripe on state finances, Gov. The problem is largely of your own creation.

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