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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.
Special Feature Public Workforce
March 04, 2019Track the City's total headcount growth back to fiscal year 2004 - shows growth by employee category and which agencies are projected to grow the most in the coming years.
Special Feature Capital Spending
March 04, 2019At the end of fiscal year 2018, New York City debt outstanding grew to $119 billion. As total debt has grown—by 75 percent since 2005—the forms of debt the City issues have also diversified. This growth affects the City budget in the form of higher debt service costs. For City-supported debt, debt service costs were slightly below 11 percent of tax revenues in fiscal year 2018.
Special Feature City Budget
March 04, 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.