Issues: Finance

Public Hearing: Review existing tax policy and discuss reform initiatives

Senate Standing Committee on FinanceChair: Senator John A. DeFranciscoand Senate Standing Committee on Investigations and Government OperationsChair: Senator Carl L. MarcellinoPublic Hearing: Review existing tax policy and discuss reform initiativesPlace: Senate Hearing Room, 250 Broadway, 19th Floor, New York, New YorkTime: 10:00 A.M.Contact: Dottie Pohlid (518) 455-3511ORAL TESTIMONY BY INVITATION ONLY

October 4, 10:00 AM - 2:00 PM
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Statement by Senators Larkin and Tkaczyk Urging the Assembly to Reconvene and Pass Ulster County’s Sales Tax Legislation

Senators Bill Larkin (R-C, Cornwall-on-Hudson) and Cecilia Tkaczyk (D, Duanesburg) today called on the New York State Assembly to reconvene to pass legislation which would extend Ulster County’s additional 1% sales tax.  Failure by the Assembly to act will result in $26 million in lost revenue to the County, its towns and the City of Kingston.

July 23, 2013
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Summary of 2013 Senate Legislative Action

 

2013-2014 NEW YORK STATE BUDGET

 

The New York State Senate approved the 2013-14 state budget that delivers on priorities outlined by the Senate Republican Conference to provide much-needed tax relief for middle-class families, help businesses create jobs, and, for the third consecutive year, the budget keeps spending growth below two percent, which is consistent with the local spending cap that applies to school districts and local governments.  It was also the third consecutive budget approved prior to the April 1 deadline.

 

June 24, 2013
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Committee Meeting: Finance Meeting

Senate Standing Committee on Finance Senator John A. DeFrancisco, Chair Friday, June 21, 2013 Room 332CAP

*THIS MEETING WILL BE CALLED OFF THE FLOOR*

June 21, 11:00 PM - 11:10 PM
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Committee Meeting: Finance Meeting

Senate Standing Committee on Finance Senator John A. DeFrancisco, Chair Friday, June 21, 2013 Room 332 CAP

June 21, 4:47 PM - 4:49 PM
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Statement by Senator Carlucci on Senate Passage of Legislation Authorizing Rockland County Deficit Financing Bond

 

"Today, the Senate passed legislation that begins the process of putting Rockland County’s finances back on the right track.  This home-rule legislation gives the necessary approval for the County to help finance its accumulated $96 million dollar deficit over a ten-year period. 

June 21, 2013
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Committee Meeting: Finance Meeting

Senate Standing Committee on Finance Senator John A. DeFrancisco, Chair Thursday, June 20, 2013 Room 332 CAP

*This meeting will be called off the floor*

THE SENATE FINANCE COMMITTEE WILL CONSIDER THE FOLLOWING NOMINATIONS:

TO APPEAR:

Thomas F. Prendergast as Chairman and CEO of the Metropolitan Transportation Authority John J. Molloy as a Member of the Metropolitan Transportation Authority

Mitchell H. Pally as a Member of the Metropolitan Transportation Authority

Matthew L. Biben as a Trustee of the Board of Trustees of Cornell University

Eric Corngold as a Member of the Board of Trustees of the State University of New York

NOT APPEARING:

June 20, 8:46 PM - 9:10 PM
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Committee Meeting: Finance Meeting

Senate Standing Committee on Finance Senator John A. DeFrancisco, Chair Thursday , June 20, 2013 Room 335 CAP

June 20, 3:25 PM - 4:00 PM
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Committee Meeting: Finance Meeting

Senate Standing Committee on Finance Senator John A. DeFrancisco, Chair 11:00 AM, Wednesday, June 19, 2013 Room 124 CAP

June 19, 6:30 PM - 7:04 PM
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Committee Meeting: Finance Meeting

 

Senate Standing Committee on Finance Senator John A. DeFrancisco, Chair Wednesday, June 19, 2013 Room 332 CAP

*THIS MEETING WILL BE CALLED OFF THE FLOOR*

June 19, 3:00 PM - 3:48 PM
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Committee Meeting: Finance Meeting

Senate Standing Committee on Finance Senator John A. DeFrancisco, Chair Monday, June 17, 2013 Room 332 CAP

*This meeting will be called off the floor*

June 17, 3:47 PM - 3:56 PM
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Committee Meeting: Finance Meeting

Senate Standing Committee on Finance Senator John A. DeFrancisco, Chair Wednesday, June 12, 2013 Room 332 CAP 

*This meeting will be called OFF THE FLOOR and held in Room 332 CAP*

June 12, 11:00 AM - 11:02 AM
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Committee Meeting: Finance Meeting

Senate Standing Committee on Finance Senator John A. DeFrancisco, Chair 10:00 AM, Tuesday, June 11, 2013 Room 124 CAP

*Please note change in time for this meeting *All bills are referred to Rules unless otherwise noted.

June 11, 10:00 AM - 10:22 AM
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Committee Meeting: Finance Meeting

Senate Standing Committee on Finance Senator John A. DeFrancisco, Chair Tuesday, June 4, 2013 Room 332 CAP

*This meeting will be called off the floor.*The Senate Finance Committee will consider the following nomination:Upon confirmation by the Senate Transportation Committee:Jeffrey Hayden Lynford as Commissioner of the Port Authority of New York and New Jersey (TO APPEAR)Frank A. Nocerino as a Member of the Republic Airport Commission (NOT APPEARING)

 

 

June 4, 3:58 PM - 4:08 PM
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Committee Meeting: Finance Meeting

Senate Standing Committee on Finance Senator John A. DeFrancisco, Chair 11:00 AM, Tuesday, June 4, 2013 Room 124 CAP

June 4, 11:00 AM - 11:26 AM
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Committee Meeting: Finance Meeting

Senate Standing Committee on Finance Senator John A. DeFrancisco, Chair Wednesday, May 29, 2013 Room 332 CAP

May 29, 3:00 PM - 3:24 PM
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WHAT YOU SHOULD KNOW

WHAT YOU SHOULD KNOW

By Senator Rev. Rubén Díaz

32nd Senatorial District, Bronx County, New York

Tel. 718-991-3161

MY HUMBLE SUGGESTION FOR GOVERNOR ANDREW CUOMO

You should know that while the worst of another Great Depression seems to be over in New York State and our Governor is claiming to have balanced the budget on time for three consecutive years, nonetheless, New York continues to face difficult times and ways of finding revenue to fill its commitments.

May 28, 2013
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Committee Meeting: Finance Meeting

Senate Standing Committee on Finance Senator John A. DeFrancisco, Chair Wednesday, May 22, 2013 332 CAP 

May 22, 4:30 PM - 4:35 PM
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Independent Democratic Conference Hosts Public Hearing on Campaign Finance and Ethics Reform in Albany

ALBANY, NY – Today in the capital, the New York State Senate’s Independent Democratic Conference hosted its fourth statewide hearing on campaign finance and ethics reform. At the hearing, experts offered testimony on proposals to publicly finance campaigns, overhaul the state’s porous campaign finance laws, and eliminate conflicts of interests between lobbyists and campaign consultants.

May 20, 2013
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Committee Meeting: Finance Meeting

Senate Standing Committee on Finance Senator John A. DeFrancisco, Chair 11:00 AM, Tuesday, May 21, 2013 Room 124 CAP

May 21, 11:00 AM - 11:21 AM
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