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December 03, 2019Despite significant increases in state aid and local revenues, not all districts have the resources to provide a sound basic education, and some wealthy districts have more than needed.
Testimony Economic Development
November 22, 2019CBC has long advocated for increasing accountability and improving the performance of all entities engaged in economic development spending.
Special Feature Public Workforce
October 08, 2019How much do New York City employees earn in pay each year?
Special Feature City Budget
June 21, 2019The Budget Navigator is an online tool that allows New Yorkers to be their own budget watchdogs. Users can examine New York State or City revenues and expenses to determine levels of funding in recent years, analyze trends, and see how that funding compares between departments and services.
Testimony Health Care
May 27, 2019Although NYHA’s goals are laudable, it is not feasible currently and would have significant unintended and possibly negative impacts on the State budget and some New Yorkers.
Op Ed Education
March 11, 2019Albany should target the distribution of school aid to districts that need it, rather than ensure that almost every district gets more no matter its circumstance.
February 06, 2019In the aggregate New York State spends enough to provide all students with a sound basic education; however, State school aid is not targeted well enough to achieve this goal in all districts.
Testimony State Budget
December 17, 2009In this testimony the CBC assesses the effectiveness of provisions in the New York State Budget Reform Act of 2007 and makes additional recommendations for improving transparency, forecasting, and flexibility.
March 12, 2009This testimony emphasizes two key points about New York’s personal income tax (PIT) and offers a framework for thinking about tax reform in the current fiscal context: 1) New York’s PIT is progressive, but its overall tax structure is not; and 2) New York’s economic competitiveness should be an important factor in considering changes to its tax rates.
Testimony State Budget
February 27, 2009This testimony by CBC Deputy Research Director Elizabeth Lynam highlights CBC’s work on fiscal reform and shares thoughts and recommendations on the work of the Senate Temporary Committee on Rules and Administration Reform.