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December 14, 2017CBC calls on Governor Andrew Cuomo to veto bill that would require the Metropolitan Transportation Authority to provide two free transfers between subways and buses within a two-hour period.
September 12, 2017Director of State Studies David Friedfel breaks down NYS school spending per pupil by federal, state, and local revenues. Most revenue comes from local property taxes, which is how wealthier school districts are able to spend more while still getting a considerable amount from the state and federal levels.
August 07, 2017Mayor de Blasio’s proposal to raise the top rate on the personal income tax is not an appropriate way to raise funds.
January 23, 2017The MTA Board should continue the policy of regular and predictable fare increases.
January 17, 2017CBC's take on the MTA-TWU deal negotiated in January 2017.
Video Capital Spending
June 01, 2016Tony Guida sits down with the CBC's Vice President, Maria Doulis, to discuss why New York City's mega-projects run over budget and how the public sector can build better.
March 03, 2016CBC Breakfast with CUNY Chancellor James B. Milliken in March 2016.
Letter State Budget
February 25, 2016CBC offers recommendations for legislative action on the Governor’s Executive Budget for fiscal year 2017. The recommendations cover four proposals that deserve support, five proposals that should be modified, and four proposals that should be rejected.
December 19, 2012CBC Breakfast with New York State Education Commissioner Dr. John B. King, Jr. in December 2012.
October 15, 2012As the MTA prepares to raise subway and bus fares once again, a fiscal watchdog group says riders should pay even more than what the agency is expected to propose.
September 19, 2012Three Former Executive Directors of the Port Authority discuss what went wrong and how the Port Authority should move forward to be effective in carrying out its mission.
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.