FOXNews.com - N.Y. Governor Plans Mass Layoff of Government Workers to Balance BudgetNEW YORK -- A member of New York Gov. David Paterson's administration said the governor is putting together a plan that would lay off thousands of government workers at the beginning of next year to help balance the state budget.
The administration official confirmed a report Tuesday in The New York Times that Paterson will direct state agencies to begin picking positions that could be eliminated starting Jan. 1.
Uh oh, there goes the 'black middle class'