" This is an unsustainable rate of growth (spending) and it has been for a long time."
The Governor decried taxes 66% above the national average and said Upstate is in particular crisis.
"New Yorkers are voting with their feet. Two million New Yorkers have left in the past decade. We need radical change...a new perspective and we need it now......"
Results not rhetorical solutions....he said.
Mr. Cuomo called for a fundamental relaignment of the State.
"We are going to have to reinvent government....the old way wasn't working anyway"
Mr. Cuomo's call for radical change seems at odds with the Legislature, many of whom were listening to him.