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    Boost for NY 'peoples' constitutional convention'

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    A constitutional convention could reform the budget process and create spending and property tax caps, term limits, and a nonpartisan way to redraw legislative districts that have long been engineered to protect incumbents.
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    Re: Boost for NY 'peoples' constitutional convention'

    I think they need to be very careful about capping their taxes, lest they find themselves in a California-type situation. But that other stuff sounds good.
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    Re: Boost for NY 'peoples' constitutional convention'

    If they're creating appropriate spending caps along with them, then they won't be.
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    Re: Boost for NY 'peoples' constitutional convention'

    Quote Originally Posted by Harshaw View Post
    If they're creating appropriate spending caps along with them, then they won't be.
    I guess it depends how they word it. If they're just capping discretionary spending, that probably would not be sufficient to prevent them from becoming the next California, because they would still have automatic entitlement increases.
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    Re: Boost for NY 'peoples' constitutional convention'

    I think there is no chance New York will convene a constitutional convention. Much less one that prohibits politicians from participating.

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