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Partisanship in Albany Squeezes Some Libraries

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When Governor Pataki vetoed portions of the state legislature's budget, he rejected extra aid to libraries around the state. Under a deal struck to avert an override vote, Pataki has promised that libraries located in Republican Assembly districts will get their funding, but libraries in districts represented by Democrats, won't. That has libraries, and some of their patrons, upset. Karen DeWitt reports.

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Karen DeWitt
NYS Capitol Correspondent


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