NY Governor Paterson’s Budget Protects Wall Street While Inflicting Pain on Main Street and Martin Luther King Boulevard

Hawkins Says Paterson’s Budget Protects Wall Street While Inflicting Pain on Main Street and Martin Luther King Boulevard Calls to Stop Rebating the $16 Billion Stock Transfer Tax, Invest in job creation instead Howie Hawkins, who is considering a run for Governor on the Green Party line, said today that Governor Paterson’s proposed budget was the wrong cure for the economic challenges facing New York. “Paterson acts like the cause of our problems is excessive state spending on education and services, rather than the financial misdeeds of bankers and Wall Street combined with decades of excessive tax giveaways to the…