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Calendar quirk has NY pols eyeing earliest budget in decades
As hearings commenced Monday, New York lawmakers are aiming to complete one of the earliest state budgets in recent memory, thanks to a quirk in the calendar.
The state’s 2013-14 fiscal year begins April 1, the deadline for Gov. Andrew M. Cuomo and state legislators to get a spending plan in place. Budget hearings began Monday with New York Mayor Michael Bloomberg and other municipal...