Issues: Budget

March 11, 2012
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SENATOR LARKIN ANNOUNCES 2012 NEW JOBS-NY JOB CREATION PLAN

Plan Would Create Jobs, Cut Taxes and Control State SpendingJobs Proposal Will Be Included in Senate Budget Proposal

 Senator Bill Larkin (R-C, Cornwall-on-Hudson) announced details of the 2012 NEW JOBS-NY Job Creation Plan that includes significant tax relief to encourage the creation of new private sector jobs, measures to ensure fiscal responsibility and control state spending, as well as other reforms and incentives to make New York more economically competitive.  The plan will be included in the Senate budget resolution to be acted on next week.

March 8, 2012
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RITCHIE HOSTS GOV’S TOP SCHOOL ADVISOR IN TALKS ON RURAL FUNDING

Deputy Education Secretary Also Tours Local School

March 8, 2012
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RITCHIE BACKS JOB-CREATING, SMALL BIZ TAX CUT PLAN

Gives Small Business a Needed Push to Boost Hiring; Includes Extra Help for Farmers, Returning Vets

State Senator Patty Ritchie is backing a plan to cut taxes on small businesses to create jobs and boost New York’s still-struggling economy.

March 8, 2012
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Gallivan Sees Opportunity To Build Off Last Year’s Successful Budget With More Reform in 2012

Senate Republican Budget Plan Will Include Expansive “New Jobs-NY” Plan

Senator Patrick M. Gallivan (R,C,I – 59th District) joined fellow Republican members of the Senate today to announce details of the 2012 NEW JOBS-NY Job Creation Plan. The plan puts forth policies critical to revitalizing Western New York, including; tax relief to encourage the creation of new jobs, measures to ensure fiscal responsibility and control state spending, as well as other reforms and incentives to make New York more economically competitive. The plan is part of the Senate budget resolution to be acted on next week.

March 7, 2012
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Your Voice with Senator John A. DeFrancisco

Senator John DeFrancisco discusses Business Impacts, Medicaid, Higher Education

March 7, 2012
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2012 NEW JOBS-NY JOB CREATION PLAN

New York State Senator Kenneth P. LaValle and members of the Senate Republican Conference today announced details of the 2012 NEW JOBS-NY Job Creation Plan that includes significant tax relief to encourage the creation of new private sector jobs, measures to ensure fiscal responsibility and control state spending, as well as other reforms and incentives to make New York more economically competitive.  The plan will be included in the Senate budget resolution to be acted on next week.

Highlights of the Senate Republican job creation plan, which is supported by statewide business organizations, including the Business Council of New York, Unshackle Upstate and the National Federation of Independent Businesses, include:

March 7, 2012
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Senate forecasts $355 million in additional state revenues

       Senate Majority Leader Dean G. Skelos and members of the SenateMajority Conference today released a revenue forecast by the Senate FinanceCommittee that estimates additional General Fund revenues, above theExecutive’s projection, of $290 million in 2012-13, and  $65 million morethan the Executive’s estimate for state fiscal year 2011-12.

       The revenue projection, based on an economic forecast by the Senate’snationally recognized fiscal consultants, IHS Global Insight, shows thatthe total two-year General Fund revenue surplus is $355 million.

February 29, 2012
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NEW YORK STATE ECONOMIC AND REVENUE REVIEW SFY 2012-13

In conjunction with IHS Global Insight, the Senate Finance Committee reviewed and analyzed the economic and revenue projections contained within the Executive Budget for SFY 2012-13. Based upon IHS Global Insight’s February economic forecast, the Senate Finance Committee projects $290 million in General Fund revenues (inclusive of miscellaneous receipts and transfers) above the Executive Budget forecast for SFY 2012-13. This amount is enhanced by the estimate for the remainder of SFY 2011-12, which is $65 million above than the Executive estimate. Therefore, the two year General Fund receipts forecast is $355 million above the Executive forecast.

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NEW YORK STATE ECONOMIC AND REVENUE REVIEW SFY 2012-13

February 29, 2012
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Senate Republicans Cut Spending Saving Taxpayers Millions

ALBANY, 02-29-12 - The Senate’s Republican Majority has reduced senate spending by $7.8 million over the last six months and $11.1 million in the last year alone, saving hardworking taxpayers millions of dollars while creating a leaner, functional and more efficient state government.                                                                               These figures were released tod

February 29, 2012
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Senate Expenditure Report Shows Republican Majority Saving Taxpayers Millions of Dollars

The Senate’s Republican Majority has reduced Senate spending by $7.8 million over the last six months and $11.1 million in the last year alone, saving hardworking taxpayers millions of dollars while creating a leaner, functional and more efficient state government.                                                                                

February 29, 2012
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Public Hearing: NEW YORK STATE 2012 ECONOMIC AND REVENUE CONSENSUS FORECASTING CONFERENCE

NEW YORK STATE 
2012 ECONOMIC AND REVENUE
CONSENSUS FORECASTING CONFERENCE
State Capitol, Albany, NY
Room 124





February 29, 2012
2:30

February 29, 2:30 PM - 4:30 PM
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Senator DeFrancisco Discusses the Cost of Higher Education on Your Voice in Albany

During the Legislative Public Budget Hearing on Higher Education, I questioned SUNY Chancellor Nancy Zimpher about the staggering cost of remedial education, and I triggered discussion on finding a possible solution to the problem.  You can watch a clip from this exchange during the Albany-based television program, Your Voice.

Also on this week's Your Voice, I address the Film Tax Credit, which could benefit Central New York.  Thank you for sharing your voice with me on the issues that matter most to you.

February 27, 2012
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Ranzenhofer holds Common Cents Budget Forum in Amherst

Senator Michael H. Ranzenhofer listens to constituents and answers their questions at a Common Cents State Budget Forum on February 25 at Erie Community College.  Senator Ranzenhofer provided an update on the progress of the 2012-2013 State Budget and offered an opportunity for residents to ask questions regarding State and other community issues.

February 25, 2012
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Ranzenhofer holds Common Cents Budget Forum in Batavia

Senator Michael H. Ranzenhofer listens to constituents and answers their questions at a Common Cents State Budget forum February 25 at Batavia City Hall.  Senator Ranzenhofer provided an update on the progress of the 2012-2013 State Budget and offered an opportunity for residents to ask questions regarding State and other community issues.

February 25, 2012
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SURVEY SAYS: 3 IN 5 WANT MORE TAX, SPENDING CUTS

Reining in Government is Taxpayer’s Top Choice for Reviving Economy, Creating Jobs 

February 23, 2012
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