In a new video this morning, Cuomo touts having defeated “special interests” and the “lobbyists” to get the buget passed on time. Cuomo also throws praise at the members of the state legislature who, ultimatley, decided it was better to be seen as partners in this austere budget, rather than fight against it and pass Read More
Two days after announcing a budget deal, the actual budget bills are only now starting to be printed.
Now, talk is shifting, from New York having an early budget (historic) to merely an on-time budget (still, pretty darn impressive).
There are two factors holding up immediate passage of the budget, which Read More
Budget season in City Hall is getting into full swing, as a set of finance hearings on the mayor’s proposed budget finish up today in the City Council, which must pass a budget by the end of the month.
In prepared testimony, City Comptroller John Liu highlighted a set of risks that could increase deficits Read More