As a Leader, Pataki Makes No Decision Before Its Time
By: Al Baker
Published: 4/6/2005
Uploaded: 01/18/2018
Uploaded by: Pocket Masters
Pockets: New York State School Finance Reform Archive, Resource Allocation
Tags: New York, political issues, public policy, school fiancing, state legislators

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Description/Abstract: When facing a thorny political issue or weighty public policy debate, Mr. Pataki's way, not unfamiliar to other elected leaders, has often been to use reticence, adopt some careful nuance or remain relatively quiet. It is not as if state legislators had been particularly forthcoming with specific plans of their own for school financing. But, in a state like New York, with a purposefully strong executive branch, many lawmakers, lobbyists and others said Mr. Pataki's approach on the issue was extremely low-key to the point of inaudible