New York State budget

State passes budget ahead of deadline
State passes budget ahead of deadline
Politics Terence M. Cullen 3/29/2013 at 12:23PM

Lawmakers in Albany, for the third straight year, passed an on-time budget last night when the Assembly approved the 2013-14 fiscal plan. Governor Andrew Cuomo in a video to New Yorkers touted its early approval as a sign that New York was on its way back after years of dysfunction. “My friends, it is springtime [...]

State Senate approves budget
State Senate approves budget
Politics Terence M. Cullen 3/27/2013 at 12:30PM

It may be on time. After Governor Andrew Cuomo and legislative leaders reached an agreement last week for  a tentative 2013-14 state budget, the Senate approved all bills in the budget during a late night session Tuesday. It will go to the Assembly next for approval. Tax cuts and enhanced education are some of the [...]

Cuomo, state lawmakers reach budget deal
Cuomo, state lawmakers reach budget deal
News Queens Courier Staff 3/21/2013 at 1:23PM

Governor Andrew Cuomo and the State Legislature have reached a deal for the 2013-2014 budget and expect to pass it before the April 1 deadline. “This budget agreement puts New York on track to have the third consecutive on-time, balanced budget that holds increases in spending under two percent, while investing in our economy to [...]