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Statement City Budget
April 25, 2019Mayor de Blasio’s stay-the-course budget does not take the steps needed to preserve services or forestall tax increases in the eventual hard times.
Report Health Care
April 25, 2019This discussion paper outlines lessons from previous and existing efforts to coordinate the care of duals, and suggests five strategies for the State to consider moving forward.
Press Release Health Care
April 25, 2019Report Recommends Strategies to Coordinate Care for 880,000 People Enrolled in Medicaid and Medicare.
Report Economic Development
April 24, 2019Dozens of bills to expand existing economic development programs and create new ones have been introduced during the legislative session.
Report City Budget
April 18, 2019A well-funded and structured Rainy Day Fund (RDF) would help New York City weather future recessions.
Testimony City Budget
April 17, 2019NYC Ferry connects many of NYC’s waterfront neighborhoods and business districts at a high price.
Testimony City Budget
April 16, 2019CBC supports proposed legislation to impose a 5-cent fee on most paper carryout bags.
April 05, 2019The NYS Adopted FY 2020 Budget directs three revenue sources to support the MTA. This blog clarifies what the revenue streams are and how they will flow to the lockbox.
Podcast episode City Budget
April 04, 20191,112,975 is the number of unique patients served by NYC Health + Hospitals in FY 2018. H+H is under fiscal pressure and projects cash loses in future years. Dr. Mitchell Katz joined the podcast to discuss his transformation plan to improve H+H's fiscal stability.
Podcast episode State Budget
April 02, 2019$175.5 billion, the size of the NYS Budget for FY 2020 enacted by the Legislature. The budget includes several notable policy changes, such as funding and new reforms at the MTA. CBC's David Friedfel and Patrick Orecki discuss the key takeaways.
Statement State Budget
April 01, 2019A state budget agreement appears to make progress on a number of important policy areas, but does not protect from a possible economic downturn.
Video Health Care
April 01, 2019Dr. Mitchell Katz joined CBC to discuss his transformation plan to improve H+H's fiscal stability.
March 30, 2019According to a CBC report, the number of NYC Ferry passengers for all of last year is less than the number of passengers who ride NYC subways in just one day. Mayor de Blasio defends the ferry service & says it’s a long-term investment.
Press Release Economic Development
March 29, 2019With two days left to finalize the state’s budget, editorial boards are again amplifying the call by watchdogs for Governor Cuomo and the legislature to restore integrity to the state’s contracting process.
March 29, 2019A new study by the Citizens Budget Commission finds that each trip costs taxpayers $10.73. That's more than 10 times the subsidy for a trip on the subway at $1.05.
Video State Budget
March 28, 2019NY1 looked at education, congestion pricing and criminal justice and taxes and the proposal for five year extension of the millionaire's tax, CBC President Andrew Rein joined to help unpack the proposed budget.
March 28, 2019NYC Ferry serves more than 4 million passengers at a high level of operating subsidy: $10.73 per ride, 10 times that of the New York City Transit.
Press Release Transportation
March 28, 2019CBC today released “Swimming in Subsidies,” a comprehensive report detailing the high operating subsidy for the NYC Ferry service.
Letter City Budget
March 26, 2019CBC's proposal to focus the Borough President capital budget role on identifying needs and providing recommendations.