Issues: Budget

Senator Peralta speaks about Saving Our Parks

Senator Peralta speaks at the Majority News Conference to Save Our Parks 3/24/10

March 24, 2010
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Sen. Aubertine Fighting to Keep State Parks Open

 

Senate Majority Committed To Saving Our Parks

Senate Democrats Preserve Recreational Facilities and Bolster Small Businesses

 

March 24, 2010
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Senate Majority Committed To Saving Our Parks

Senate Democrats Preserve Recreational Facilities and Bolster Small Businesses

Today, the Senate Majority and advocates stood together in support of State Parks. 

March 24, 2010
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Should State Impose Permanent Cap on Spending?

Albany, N.Y.–New York State Senator George Winner (R-C-I, Elmira) is giving area residents the opportunity to share their views on one proposal under discussion as a way to effectively control future state spending: cap it.

Late last week New York Governor David Paterson renewed the push for a state spending cap by introducing specific legislation for the Legislature’s consideration.  The Paterson proposal mirrors, but doesn’t go as far as legislation Winner has co-sponsored – and the Senate has approved – in the past.

March 24, 2010
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Senator Martin Malave Dilan comments on the budget resolution

NYS Senator Martin Malave Dilan comments on the budget resolution that was passed by the Senate on March 22, 2010 by a 32-30 vote.

March 24, 2010
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Senador Martin Malave Dilan comentarios sobre la resolución de presupuesto

Estado de Nueva York Senador Martin Malave Dilan comentarios sobre la resolución de presupuesto que fue aprobado por el Senado el 22 de marzo 2010 por una votación de 32-30

March 24, 2010
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NYS Senator Neil Breslin comments on budget resolution

Senator Neil Breslin comments on the budget resolution that was passed by the Senate on March 22, 2010 by a 32-30 vote.

March 24, 2010
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Sen. Aubertine Stands Up For OCF, Upstate Correctional Facilities

Sen. Aubertine and OCF Task Force Chairman and Ogdensburg Journal Editor and Publisher Charles W. Kelly

ALBANY (March 23, 2010)--State Sen. Darrel J. Aubertine said today that while the Senate's budget proposal would protect the Ogdensburg Correctional Facility from closing now and into the future, this important news is not the end of our fight to save the facility from closure.

March 23, 2010
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March 23, 2010
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Senate Budget Resolution Falls Short

ONEONTA, 03/22/10 – State Senator James L. Seward (R/C/I-Oneonta) today commented on the senate budget resolution which he voted against:

“On the plus side, today’s senate budget resolution finally starts the process of adopting a state budget for 2010-2011.  Unfortunately, that is about the only positive trait I can find in the flawed proposal.

March 23, 2010
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Senate Social Services Committee Includes Core Values in Budget Resolution

Programs Will Help New Yorkers During Economic Crisis

Investments in Job Creation, Family Health, and Homeless Prevention

March 23, 2010
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SENATOR LAVALLE COMMENTS ON BUDGET RESOLUTION

Senator Kenneth P. LaValle today announced that he opposed the Senate Democrats’ budget resolution, which was prepared in complete secrecy, leaving no time for public review and little time for questions and debate.  Even a quick assessment of their budget reveals that their priorities are wrong and their numbers don’t add up.

March 23, 2010
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Senate Resolution Gets Budget Off On Right Foot

Aubertine: A budget to vote “Yes” on would maintain priorities for 48th, Upstate New York

ALBANY (March 23, 2010)—State Sen. Darrel J. Aubertine said today that the Senate resolution passed on Monday gets the budget process off to a great start for Oswego, Jefferson and St. Lawrence counties.

March 23, 2010
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Senate Passes Fair And Responsible Budget Resolution

Remarks from Senate Majority Conference Leader John L. Sampson:

New York is in trouble. But for years, this Chamber talked about the problem and did nothing to fix it. They spent more than they had and stuck the people with the bill. Now, that debt is due. And a fair, responsible, and bipartisan budget is the only thing that will get the job done.

March 22, 2010
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Majority Resolution for a Fair and Responsible SFY10-11 Budget

In order to ensure a fair, responsible and bipartisan State Budget, the Senate Majority's resolution provides the roadmap to a budget which creates job, holds the line on government spending, rejects proposed tax increases, provides much-needed relief to overburdened property owners, all while prioritizing the services and programs that New Yorkers support and depend on. The Majority is working with the Senate Minority, as well as both conferences of the Assembly and the Governor’s office to deliver a final budget that reflects the values of all New Yorkers.

March 22, 2010
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Sen. Aubertine meets with Hannibal School District Students

Photo Courtesy of Oswego County Today. Sen. Aubertine listens to Zach Welling and Kate Sullivan discuss the difficulties facing Hannibal School District.

SANDY CREEK (March 20, 2010)--State Sen. Darrel J. Aubertine met with students from Hannibal School District to discuss the state budget and the difficulties facing Hannibal and other low wealth school districts in Central and Northern New York.

March 22, 2010
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Majority Resolution for a Fair and Responsible SFY10-11 Budget

In order to ensure a fair, responsible and bipartisan State Budget, the Senate Majority's resolution provides the roadmap to a budget which creates job, holds the line on government spending, rejects proposed tax increases, provides much-needed relief to overburdened property owners, all while prioritizing the services and programs that New Yorkers support and depend on. The Majority is working with the Senate Minority, as well as both conferences of the Assembly and the Governor’s office to deliver a final budget that reflects the values of all New Yorkers.

March 22, 2010
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Legislative Report with Senator John DeFrancisco: March 17, 2010

Legislative Report with Senator John DeFrancisco - March 17, 2010. Senator DeFrancisco talks about Lt. Gov. Richard Ravitch's budget proposal and Medicaid Fraud.

March 19, 2010
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