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Podcast episode Education
July 19, 201998,000 is the number of seats for public school students constructed by the NYC School Construction Authority - about twice as many as in Yankee Stadium. Riley Edwards discusses alternative strategies for solving the crowding problem.
Special Feature Transportation
July 17, 2019This infographic presents a snapshot of NYC Transit's operating expenses, on-time performance, ridership, 5-year capital plans and facts about Central Business District tolling.
Statement State Budget
July 15, 2019Denise’s deep policy knowledge and decades of experience will build on CBC’s long history of excellence.
Blog Pensions & Benefits
July 12, 2019The bills would enhance benefits without providing enhanced services to taxpayers or offsetting savings.
Press Release Education
July 10, 2019CBC released a comprehensive report demonstrating how administrative solutions can reduce school crowding.
Blog Economic Development
July 09, 2019Three bills to create new economic development programs or expand existing programs passed both houses during the 2019 legislative session. The Governor should veto all three bills.
July 09, 2019Administrative solutions can reduce school crowding and limit the need to build expensive new school buildings.
Letter City Budget
July 05, 2019Creating a Rainy Day Fun fund would protect New Yorkers from potentially harmful service cuts and tax increases.
Podcast episode City Budget
July 03, 2019$3.2 billion is the amount NYC spends on homeless services, double what was spent in 2014, earning the agencies providing these services a spot on NYC Comptroller Scott Stringer's Agency Watch List. Learn more about this list and the Comptroller's assessment of the City budget, rent regulation reform, and more.
Blog City Budget
June 30, 2019The City’s spending obligations in fiscal year 2019 were $255 million greater than the revenues collected. How is this possible when State law and the City Charter require balanced budgets?
Testimony City Budget
June 27, 2019Establishing commercial waste zones can increase efficiency in collection, achieve substantial VMT reduction, and reduce the negative externalities.
Video City Budget
June 27, 2019At a fireside chat with CBC President Andrew Rein, NYC Comptroller Scott Stringer discussed City fiscal policy, the need for rainy day reserves, and how to promote New York City’s competitiveness, among other topics.
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.
Statement City Budget
June 14, 2019The FY 2020 Adopted Budget agreement increases savings and reserves; unfortunately, new spending commitments are greater than deposits to the City’s reserves.
June 12, 2019Despite significant increases in state aid and local revenues—not all districts have the resources to provide a sound basic education in 2020.
Op Ed City Budget
June 10, 2019Most New Yorkers are unaware they will have the opportunity this fall to vote to dramatically change their city government.
Podcast episode Housing
June 07, 20196/15 is the date when NYS rent laws are set to expire. Strengthening rent regulation is a top priority for the Governor and state lawmakers in the closing days of the legislative session. Listen to REBNY President John Banks and Assemblymember Harvey Epstein share their perspectives.
Blog Capital Spending
June 07, 2019Like most other spending decisions, capital spending is best decided during budget negotiations.
Blog Public Workforce
June 06, 2019In the remaining weeks of the legislative session, members will propose to enhance the benefits of State and local public employees and retirees.
Blog Economic Development
June 06, 2019Dozens of bills to expand existing economic development programs and create new ones have been introduced during the legislative session.