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February 13, 2013

Deputy Comptroller Robert Ward's Statement Responding to Budget Director Megna's Reaction to Comptroller's Budget Analysis

The Comptroller’s independent analysis of the 2013-14 Executive Budget is straightforward and clear. The reaction of Budget Director Robert Megna to our impartial review is puzzling. His comments regarding our staff were off-base and miss the point.

A careful reading of the risks and concerns identified in our report should inform a thoughtful discussion as the budget process proceeds.

The facts speak for themselves.

For a copy of the budget report visit: http://www.osc.state.ny.us/reports/budget/2013/review_of_executive_budget.pdf

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