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New York: Republicans say Cuomo rushed process

Wednesday, January 16, 2013

Some Republicans assailed the rush to force through the legislation. Rank and file lawmakers got copies of the lengthy proposal about an hour before the State Senate began voting Monday.
"This is haphazard," said Assemb. Al Graf (R Holbrook). "We're not supposed to be here to advance any one person's political agenda."
During the Assembly debate, Graf pointed out what he saw as several flaws in the bill as drafted   for instance, he said it would limit the number of bullets a policeman's gun could hold. Democrats said the bill would be amended later, but Graf said it revealed problems with rushing. He also said Assembly Republicans had no opportunity to offer input.

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