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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 Economic Development
September 04, 2018The purpose of today’s public hearing is to discuss regulations recently proposed by the Authorities Budget Office to impose additional disclosure requirements on local industrial development agencies (IDAs).
Op Ed Education
March 19, 2018Fixing the existing Foundation Aid formula would allow the state to fully fund a sound basic education with current resources.
Op Ed Economic Development
January 17, 2018While upcoming corruption trials may provide a revealing behind the scenes look at state operations, they should not distract from the pressing need to reform the state's approach to economic development in this legislative session.