NYS AFL-CIO Executive Council Meeting
January 25, 1995. Minutes of Executive Council meeting, December 2, 1994; memo from
president Ed Cleary re special election endorsement in three state legislature races, with
attached ballot by Hobart specifying no endorsement, February 27; press release from NYS
Comptroller H. Carl McCall re fiscal impact of pension supplementation bill for retired public
employees, January 24; list of majority (i.e., Republican) members of standing committees in
the state Senate; list of majority (i.e., Democratic) committee chair appointment in Assembly,
from Assembly Speaker Sheldon Silver, January 13; fact sheet, "1995-96 Projected Deficit";
memo from legislative director, outlining major legislative initiatives of federal Republican
"Contract with America," January 20, 1995; legislative alert, "Armey Admits Details Would Kill
Budget Amendment," re House Majority Leader Dick Armey (R-TX)'s admission that details of $1.6
trillion in spending cuts were not revealed for fear it would lose support, January 16;
"Report to Governor George Pataki Regarding the State Fiscal Year 1995-1996 Medicaid Budget,"
by Betsy McCaughey, Lieutenant Governor and Chairperson, Comprehensive Medicaid Task Force,
January 18, 1995; memos re 1995 legislative agenda, November 29, 1994, and January 20, 1995;.