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Letter Capital Spending
November 27, 2019CBC urges Governor Cuomo to sign A7636B/S6293A, which would authorize NYC to use design-build and other innovative capital procurement methods.
Letter Capital Spending
November 11, 2019The CBC recommends that the Governor sign A4880/S1673, which would improve capital planning for transportation infrastructure in New York State.
Blog Capital Spending
June 07, 2019Like most other spending decisions, capital spending is best decided during budget negotiations.
May 22, 2019It will cost NYS school districts approximately $62.6 billion to provide a sound basic education to all students, yet several districts will not have enough funding.
Letter City Budget
March 26, 2019CBC's proposal to focus the Borough President capital budget role on identifying needs and providing recommendations.
March 07, 2019Despite significant funding increases over the past decade, some districts in New York State still do not have the resources to provide a sound basic education.
Blog City Budget
October 20, 2017New Yorkers tell us what the biggest issues are requiring the attention of city government. Click to see how your neighbors responded.
September 07, 2017Based on the most recent national data, New York spends more per pupil than any other state: $21,206 per pupil compared to the national average of $11,392 as of the 2014-2015 school year.
July 20, 2017Is the enhancement of 32 stations at a cost of nearly $1 billion worth the trade-off against other capital needs?
June 30, 2017City documents offer few details on how the new funding will be used to enhance different levels of affordability.
April 20, 2017In order to adequately fund education in all districts without excessive state spending, more comprehensive modifications are required.
March 09, 2017Do the State's transportation and transit investments really achieve "parity" between the DOT and the MTA? They don't -- and they shouldn't.
February 09, 2017Big changes proposed to Foundation Aid bake in existing inequities.
Blog State Budget
December 17, 2012Four important challenges face state leaders as they prepare the next budget for FY2014 in Medicaid, Education, Economic Development and Local Government Relief.
December 12, 2012School districts in New York spent $1,100 per pupil on average on transportation in 2010, more than any other state and 140 percent above the U.S. average of $459.
September 19, 2012New York school spending is, on average, well above the national norm, but the statewide average masks wide variation among districts.
July 27, 2012This letter urges Governor Cuomo to veto a bill that would allow for consideration of a child’s “home environment and family background” in determining special education placements. This provision has the potential to create significant costs for school districts.
June 04, 2012The New York State Board of Regents approved a package of special education mandate relief measures, recommended by Governor Cuomo’s Mandate Relief Redesign Team, that should be passed in the Legislature.
March 20, 2012Reviews and recommends changes to the school aid proposal made in the NYS Executive Budget for FY2013.