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CJA Leads the Way to NYS Budget Reform...

 

NYS Constitution, Article VII, §§1-7


webpage for DECEMBER 11, 2013 LETTER


CJA's December 11, 2013 letter to Governor Cuomo, Temporary Senate President Skelos, Temporary Senate President Klein, Assembly Speaker Silver, Senate Minority Leader Stewart-Cousins, Assembly Minority Leader Kolb, Senate Finance Committee Chair DeFrancisco & Ranking Member Krueger, Assembly Ways & Means Committee Chair Farrell & Ranking Member Oaks, Senate Judiciary Committee Chair Bonacic, Assembly Judiciary Committee Chair Weinstein -- "RE:  SAFEGUARDING THE PUBLIC PURSE FROM JUDICIAL FRAUD & LARCENY:  Your Constitutional & Statutory Duty to Reject the Entirety of the Judiciary’s Proposed Budget for Fiscal Year 2014-2015, Over & Beyond its Concealed, Unitemized Third Phase of the Judicial Salary Increase that Will Otherwise Take Effect, Automatically, on April 1, 2014"

   -- ENCLOSURE: CJA's March 11, 2013 letter to the Senate Budget Subcommittee for "Public Protection" -- "RE: Rectifying Your Absence at the February 6, 2013 Budget Hearing on ‘Public Protection’ by Verifying the Dispositive Nature of the Opposition Testimony to the Judiciary Budget & its Judicial Salary Increase Request”

   -- ANALYSIS  of the Legislature's "Color Books", to further demonstrate the Legislature's duty to reject the Judiciary Budget & the Judicial Salary Increases
          Exhibit A: Senate Majority's "White Book"
                                   link to "White Book"
          Exhibit B:  Senate Minority's "Blue Book"
                                   link to "Blue Book"
          Exhibit C:  Assembly Majority's "Yellow Book"
                                   link to "Yellow Book"
          Exhibit D:  Assembly Minority's "Green Book"
                                  not publicly available 

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 click here for
library of legal authorities, transcripts, videos

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click here for:  
Video of CJA's testimony
at Senate & Assembly's February 6, 2013
Joint Budget Hearing on "Public Protection"

-- as posted on Senate website
last speaker:  at 7:21:50

as posted on Assembly website


click here for CJA's October 27, 2011 Opposition Report
to the August 29, 2011 Report of the Commission on Judicial Compensation

VERIFIED COMPLAINT: CJA v. Cuomo, et al.

SECURING LEGISLATIVE OVERSIGHT & OVERRIDE
of the 2nd & 3rd phases of the judicial pay raises
scheduled to take effect APRIL 1, 2013 & APRIL 1, 2014

December 2, 2013 New York Law Journal article
"Judiciary Seeks 'Road to Recovery' Budget"

testimony of Office of Court Administration
Lawrence Marks & Benjamin Youkins at New York County Lawyers' Association, December 2, 2013

 

FISCAL YEAR 2014-2015
(3rd phase of judicial salary increase)
Judiciary's Budget
Judiciary's General State Charges

FISCAL YEAR 2013-2014
(2nd phase of judicial salary increase)
Judiciary's Budget
Judiciary's General State Charges

FISCAL YEAR 2012-2013
(1st phase of judicial salary increase)

Judiciary's Budget
Judiciary's General State Charges

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Brennan Center Reports on NY's Legislature --
found to be the nation's MOST DYSFUNCTIONAL 

2009 Temporary Senate Committeee on Rules & Administration Reform

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Assembly Judiciary Committee 2012 Annual Report

Senate Judiciary Committee 2012 Annual Report

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prelude:
CJA's December 9, 2013 e-mail to Klein/Skelos

click her for subsequent
E-Mail to Legislators Requesting Meetings

 

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