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New York State Budget

Andrew Cuomo to New York State School Districts: Drop Dead

David A. Singer | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York
David A. Singer

The state fiscal year is nearly one-quarter over -- and there's still no adopted state budget. Governor Paterson has twice rammed through extenders to keep the state government operating.

Queens County Economic Forecast

Kathryn Wylde | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York
Kathryn Wylde

Queens County Economic Forecast Speech to the Long Island City Business Development Corporation March 18, 2010 While the focus of the Queens Econom...

Paterson Calls Special Budget Sessions, Disrupting Dem, GOP Convention Plans | By Glenn Blain | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York

Gov. Paterson threw cold water on the convention plans of Democrats and Republicans Tuesday. Fed up with the lack of progress in state budget negotia...

Ravitch Budget Plan Calls For Control Board, Borrowing Billions

AP | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York

ALBANY, N.Y. (Associated Press) -- Closed-door budget talks at the Capitol on Tuesday included discussion of a spending cap, more borrowing and propos...

Public Hospitals Fear Huge Loss In State Money | ANEMONA HARTOCOLLIS | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York

The city's public hospital system, the largest in the nation, is facing a fiscal crisis because New York State is threatening to cut its financing for...

New York State Deficit To Get $750 Million Larger

AP | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York

New York (Associated Press) -- New York Gov. David Paterson said Wednesday the projected deficit for the upcoming fiscal year has grown $750 million t...

A New York State Banker Bonus Tax

George Gresham | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York
George Gresham

New York State should implement a onetime 50 percent payroll tax on bankers' cash bonuses over $50,000, with the proceeds invested in our heath care system and children's education.

Paterson's 2010-2011 Budget Proposal Highlights

NY Daily News | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York


New York State General Fund Has A Bad First: Ending The Year In Red | NICHOLAS CONFESSORE | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York

After months of plunging revenues and weeks of budget battles, New York had a negative balance of $174 million in its general fund on Wednesday, with ...

Going Broke in Albany, Part 2: Where's a Press-Induced Panic When We Need One?

Will Schwartz | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York
Will Schwartz

There's a good chance we're on the verge of entering a new financial era in New York State. An era that will be defined by the cutting, gutting, and slashing of our social services.

State Budgets: Times Are Tough All Over

Susan J. Demas | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business
Susan J. Demas

When we're taxing candy, brothels and pot, we know our states are having difficulty balancing the budget.

Governor Paterson, Have You Lost Your Moral Compass?

Jonathan Tasini | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Jonathan Tasini

It's regular people who had nothing to do with this financial disaster who continue to take the hit. In New York, Paterson's new budget takes aim at workers and lets the rich of the hook.