Issues: Budget

Mayor Michael Bloomberg - Joint Legislative Public Hearing on 2010-2011 Executive Budget Proposal

Mayor Michael Bloomberg testifies before the Joint Legislative Committee, Albany, New York on January 25, 2010. 

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January 25, 2010
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Senator Golden Calls on Governor Paterson and Legislative Leaders to Restore Cuts for Child Abuse Prevention

Senator Martin J. Golden (R, C, Brooklyn) today called on Governor David Paterson and legislative leaders to restore the Governor’s draconian cuts to child abuse prevention in the Executive Budget.

January 25, 2010
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Terminate New Taxes

Governor Paterson recently unveiled his 2010 – 2011 budget proposal and while some ideas merit further examination others must be dismissed entirely if we are to promote economic development and job growth in upstate New York.

January 22, 2010
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Joint Legislative Budget Hearing: Local Government/General Government

The New York State Senate and Assembly will commence joint budget hearings Monday, January 25th; the programmatic topic for the first hearing is Local Government/General Government.

 

January 22, 2010
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Senator Bonacic discusses Governor Paterson's Executive Budget Proposal

Senator John J. Bonacic discusses his view of Governor Paterson's Executive Budget Proposal on January 19, 2010

January 21, 2010
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Local officials assess how the North Country will be impacted

By JESSICA COLLIER, Enterprise Staff Writer POSTED: January 20, 2010

As local politicians and organizations assessed the potential impacts of Gov. David Paterson's proposed budget on the North Country, many were concerned about how cuts would affect the region, but some saw some bright spots.

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January 20, 2010
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Next Order of Business: Budget (February/March 2010)

The next order of business taken up by the Hudson Valley Delegation will be to hold hearings on the Governor's Proposed Executive Budget. The delegation will hold two budget hearings, which are tenetatively scheduled. One in Rockland County and another in Westchester County. The delegation will listen to testimony from interested stakeholders in the region. Then, the delegation will assess how his plan impacts each Senate District as well as the region as a whole.

Stay tuned for dates to be announced.

January 20, 2010
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Stachowski Reacts to Governor's Proposed 2010-2011 Executive Budget

Stachowski Reacts to Governor's Proposed 2010-2011 Executive BudgetJanuary 19, 2010  “While I fully support mandate relief to local governments and school districts, the consolidation of certain state agencies, the restructuring of the Empire Zone program, and the proposed changes to SUNY and CUNY that would give them more independence, I believe the Governor’s budget is very troubling in many areas,” said Senator William T.

January 20, 2010
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Senator Valesky Calls for Responsible Budget Action and Long-Term Solutions

ALBANY, N.Y.—Senator David J. Valesky (D-Oneida) echoed the call for long-term budget solutions made by Governor Paterson during his Executive Budget presentation today.

January 20, 2010
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Senator Maziarz Responds to Governor's Budget Proposal

Last year, against my “no” vote, the Legislature approved a $131 billion spending plan.  Now the Governor wants us to pass a $134 billion budget. 

January 20, 2010
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Executive Budget Proposal Briefing Book Of Governor David A. Paterson

The briefing book of Governor David A. Paterson's Executive Budget for 2010-2011.

File: 
GovBudgetBriefingBook.pdf

January 19, 2010
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STATEMENT FROM SENATOR WILLIAM T. STACHOWSKI

SENATOR STACHOWSKI REACTS TO RELEASE OF GOVERNOR'S 2010-11 EXECUTIVE BUDGET

January 19, 2010
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Reaction Statement from New York State Senate Majority Leader Pedro Espada, Jr. to Governor's Budget

“The Governor’s budget frames the multi-year fiscal challenge that faces all New York residents. Obviously, we all have to learn to do more with less. Government, in particular, must control spending. At the same time, we must be creative and practical and work together to help those who have been hit hardest by this economic crisis.

January 19, 2010
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STATEMENT BY SENATOR JOHN J. BONACIC ON GOVERNOR PATERSON'S PROPOSED STATE BUDGET

“Four simple steps would go a long way to making life affordable again for New Yorkers:  1.  A reduction in government spending; 2.

January 19, 2010
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STATEMENT BY SENATOR STEVE SALAND ON GOVERNOR'S BUDGET PROPOSAL

As the State continues to experience cash flow problems due to the inflated budget adopted in 2009, the Governor set a different tone this year with his Executive Budget proposal urging the Legislature to follow a path of fiscal conservatism.  While we cannot turn back the clock to erase the damage done by those who voted for the 2009 State Budget, we can hope that our State’s leaders have learned from their past mistakes.

January 19, 2010
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Seward: Budget Work Looms

ALBANY, 01/19/10 -- Senator James L. Seward (R/C/I- Oneonta) today commented on Gov. Paterson’s 2010-2011 budget proposal: “The governor hit on many of the right talking points, but the real question is whether he will follow through in the finished product.  If past results are any indication, the answer is no.

January 19, 2010
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Senator Liz Krueger: Delighted her "Wine Industry and Liquor Store Revitalization Act" legislation has been included in the Governor's Proposed Budget

(Albany, New York)--Senator Liz Krueger praised the Governor today for including her proposal to gives liquor stores the opportunity to fairly compete for business by eliminating antiquated and unnecessary prohibition era regulations.  The proposal will increase the opportunities for wine sales in supermarkets, thereby supporting our valuable grape and wine industry, while increasing overall state revenues.  Senator Krueger has long been an advocate for this proposal and along with Assemblymember Morelle has carried almost identical legislation to the Governor’s budget proposal ca

January 19, 2010
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