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Statement Health Care
October 03, 2019CBC President Andrew S. Rein released this statement on the Medicaid Payment Delays in the New York State Budget: "The State making an end of fiscal year 2019 Medicaid payment a week late was no mere delay. It was an obfuscation of the State’s fiscal condition, allowing the State to avoid addressing a deep and recurring problem."
Letter City Budget
October 01, 2019As the City Council deliberates establishment of commercial waste zones, we urge enactment of non-exclusive waste zone.
Blog Public Workforce
September 25, 2019The MTA has committed to hiring 500 new police officers to address quality of life concerns, but it is necessary to understand this strategy comes at a cost.
Podcast episode Housing
September 20, 201990% is the share of NYCHA units that are at risk of no longer being cost effective to repair by 2027 at the current rate of deterioration. NYCHA released a plan to address this in December 2018. CBC Senior Research Associate Sean Campion joins the pod to discuss progress, the urgency of success, and the dismal impact of failure.
September 17, 2019Success of NYCHA 2.0 will require political, labor, and community support; assistance from City, State, and federal governments; and significant management improvements.
September 16, 2019The MTA should answer three significant questions when it releases the full 2020-2024 Capital Plan.
Podcast episode Education
September 05, 201916,000 is the number of New York City students in Gifted & Talented programs, which the School Diversity Advisory Group recommended phasing out. David Tipson, Executive Director of Appleseed, and City Council Member Robert Cornegy discuss the report’s findings and recommendations.
Special Feature Education
September 04, 2019In 2017 educating an average elementary school class cost $561,246.
Special Feature Transportation
August 31, 2019Explore the MTA Financial Plan with our Dashboard - Updated August 2019
Report City Budget
August 27, 2019NYC spent more than $1.1 billion to lease space for public facilities and offices—an amount that has grown 40 percent since fiscal year 2014.
Special Feature City Budget
August 22, 2019Spending by City agencies increased $15 billion, while centrally budgeted costs increased $4 billion.
August 21, 2019Labor negotiations are heating up between the MTA and its largest union, the TWU.
Report Economic Development
August 20, 2019The Opportunity Zone program may amount to significant losses for both NYS and NYC before rising substantially in 2029.
August 18, 2019Transparency of outer borough transit account and MTA Capital Program “Set-Aside” funds
Podcast episode Education
August 13, 2019118,997 is the number of students enrolled in charter schools in NYC in 2019. That enrollment has grown 66 percent since 2014 and applications continue to surpass the number of available seats. James Merriman, CEO of the New York City Charter School Center, joined the pod to discuss the politics, policies, promises, and pitfalls of charter schools.
August 13, 2019PIT revenues are a significant - and volatile - part of State and City budgets.
Press Release Transportation
August 08, 2019Seventeen groups call on MTA Capital Program Review Board to follow open meetings law.
August 07, 2019The MTA's 2020 Preliminary Budget and four-year financial plan reveals an alarming fiscal outlook.
August 02, 2019CBC urges the MTA to reconsider the proposed rule regarding five-year debarment of contractors.