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yeah!!!!!

Build a whole new goverment

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Stop state agencies from holding useless meetings

I recently retired from the State. Every year the State agency for which I worked would hold a 3 day conclave for middle and upper management (Grade25's and above) at West Point. Their stay at a local hotel and their meals were all paid for by the Taxpayers. They would spend their time listening to motivational and inspirational speakers who were also paid for by the taxpayers. These lectures were overgeneralized, had ...more »

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Responses to these posts

Find a daring politician to actually respond to these posts. Lack of response shows just how backwards the gov't is. If there is no response, why did taxpayers pay for this website?

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GET RID OF PERKS

What is a SUPERINTENDENT who is making well over 100,000 a year doing driving a state vehicle to and from work? YOU CAN AFFORD YOUR OWN CAR, GAS, INS., AND MAINTANANCE! I HAVE TO DO IT MAKING 30,000 A YEAR!

just now

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Eliminate needless State agencies

Work to eliminate as many State Agencies as you can. We have way too many and they are loaded with inefficiencies and are top heavy with managers!!!

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change

Keep in mind, no matter what party you are with. We might have to think Tea Party come Nov.

Change has got to happen

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boot the fat!

get rid of superintendants in the state prisons...have 1 hub super. that covers all of them..they dont do much other than look for reasons to discipline employees to justify their existance,and they make 125,000 - 160,000 each..there are approx. 70 of them...do the math its a no brainer. the captains, Lts and Sgts dont need them.

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straight talk...or WALK!

i suggest you do something here in this forum to show the taxpayers and newyorkers that you are serious about wanting change.governor, comptrollor,or someone...can you please give us a list of what youv done in state agencies so far to change or to be more transparent. just because we have this tool does not mean it can still all be swept under the carpet....what has changed???? what suggestions have you used????

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TAXES

Education should be funded at the state level. School taxes, as well as local property taxes must be capped in order for new york state to remain competitive. We must see how other states control their tax situations, and become a leader in innovative taxing solutions. New York State must cut their state spending dramatically, but more than anything we need meaningful tax reform immediately. Record numbers of New Yorker's ...more »

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CHILD SUPPORT

Implement a work program for deadbeat parents in suffolk county ny, so taxpayers dont get stuck footing the bill for off the books employed deadbeat parents.

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self absorbed poloicians

i suggest you poloticians stop feeding your own egos with your never ending hunger for power and greed and start thinking about our young people who arnt going to have a future because of all of you.dems and repubs. your all the same.these young people in their late 20s and early 30s are acting like we did at 18. they party and live at home with mommy and daddy when they should have already been putting into the system ...more »

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inmates in state prison

inmates recieve free dental, free medical, free gyms, free everthing and the taxpayer pays for it.

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