Tuesday, December 12, 2006

Pataki Calls Legislature Back for Last-Minute Wrap-Up

New York times DANNY HAKIM and MICHAEL COOPER

"ALBANY, Dec. 11 — Lawmakers will face several major unresolved issues as they return here on Wednesday for a special session that will be the swan song of Gov. George E. Pataki’s administration.
Mr. Pataki is calling the Legislature back ostensibly to make a last-ditch effort at passing a law establishing legal procedures to allow for the civil confinement of sex offenders in mental institutions after their prison terms end.
But there are several other major proposals on the table, including Mr. Pataki’s attempt to increase the number of charter schools and the desire of many lawmakers to get a pay raise. "


Let's hope Pataki and Company doesn't give the house away before Spitzer gets sworn in....for the rest of this story..... click here andy

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