Wednesday, October 25, 2006

A win for all of us

Today's Times Union reports on the court case involving the refusal of the state's legislative leaders to provide information on millions of dollars in spending:
A state judge ordered Senate Majority Leader Joseph Bruno and Assembly Speaker Sheldon Silver on Tuesday to turn over to the Times Union the names of lawmakers who sponsored member items -- known as pork barrel grants and projects.

The discretionary cash comes out of a $200 million pool of public funds within the state budget.

Albany Catholic recommends that voters remember who opposed releasing this information when they go to the polls next month. You can read more here.