Issues: Budget

STATEMENT FROM SEN. YOUNG ON DEFICIT REDUCTION PLAN

           “I entirely agreed with the Governor that tough decisions had to be made.  We had to take action to address the budget crisis before the state runs out of money, but in many ways, I was disappointed by the bill that was put on the floor.  

December 3, 2009
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SENATE PASSES BIPARTISAN DEFICIT REDUCTION PLAN

Cuts nearly $3 billion in spending while preventing tax hikes and loss of aid to vital services

December 2, 2009
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Senate Passes Bipartisan Deficit Reduction Plan

 

Aubertine-led coalition led the fight to protect against new taxes, fees, devastating cuts

December 2, 2009
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Senate Initiates Budgetary Cost Savings Through IT In-Sourcing

(Albany, NY) – Today, the New York State Senate passed fiscally prudent legislation that will keep Information Technology (IT) jobs in-house rather than outsourcing, creating significant budgetary savings.  By providing the necessary training and  in-sourcing the state’s IT workforce,  New York State ensures employees greater job security while increasing their skill set.

December 2, 2009
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Statement from Senator Steve Saland on the Deficit Reduction Package

When I voted no on the 2009-10 State Budget which  increased spending by $12 billion and raised taxes and fees by $8.5 billion, I said it was not merely an irresponsible budget but sheer lunacy.  I warned the Democrat leadership that their out of control spending could not be sustained in this weak economy.

December 2, 2009
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DRP A First Step

 ALBANY, 12/02/09 – Senator James L.

December 2, 2009
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DRP A First Step

 ALBANY, 12/02/09 – Senator James L.

December 2, 2009
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Senate Passes Bipartisan Deficit Reduction Plan

Cuts nearly $3 billion in spending while preventing tax hikes and loss of aid to vital services

December 2, 2009
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STATEMENT REGARDING DEFICIT REDUCTION PLAN

STATEMENT FROM SENATOR CATHARINE YOUNG

November 24, 2009
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11.24.09 STATEMENT REGARDING DEFICIT REDUCTION PLAN

STATEMENT FROM SENATOR CATHARINE YOUNG

November 24, 2009
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Public Hearing: Public Hearing on Improving Transparency, Forecasting and Flexibilityin New York State's Budgetary Process

NOTICE OF PUBLIC HEARINGNew York City

SUBJECT: Improving transparency, forecasting and flexibility in New York State’s budgetary process.

December 17, 12:30 PM - 4:00 PM
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Letter To Governor Paterson RE: DRP

Dear Governor Paterson: In our negotiations to date, Senate Democrats have agreed to more than $1 billion in cuts to your agencies and in local assistance reductions.  We have advocated cutting with care, and are committed to working with you in the coming days to balance our budget in a way consistent with our values and the public interest. Two months ago, you convened a meeting of the legislative leaders, and properly identified New York’s growing fiscal deficit as a significant problem for the state. 

November 22, 2009
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STATEMENT BY SENATOR MARCELLINO ON DEFICIT REDUCTION PLAN

Two weeks ago Governor Paterson delivered his speech to both houses of the legislature outlining our State’s current fiscal problem. Since then, we’ve been in session repeatedly with no bill from the Governor and no agreement on an alternative plan.

November 20, 2009
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ADDABBO: WE MUST ATTEMPT TO AVOID EDUCATION AND HEALTH CARE CUTS IN STATE BUDGET

New York State Senate Member Joseph P. Addabbo, Jr. 15th District District Office 159-53 102nd Street Howard Beach, NY 11414 Press Release For Immediate Release Contact: Judy Close 718-738-1111 Queens, NY, November 20, 2009 -- Senator Joseph P. Addabbo, Jr., today reported on the progress of the ongoing negotiations on the state budget. "Today, we are facing our greatest budget deficit in New York State history since the Great Depression," explained Senator Addabbo.

November 20, 2009
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Budget Solution For Today And The Future

ALBANY, 11/19/09 – Senator James L. Seward (R/C/I-Oneonta) today commented on the ongoing budget negotiations:

File: 
2009-10 Mid-Year Cuts and Budget Savings Actions

November 19, 2009
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A MESSAGE FROM SENATOR NOZZOLIO

This message is without question the most important I have ever written.  Our government, at the state and federal level, has been leading us down a destructive path.  Every day, I hear impassioned pleas from the people in my district who are struggling to provide for their families and their basic ne

November 19, 2009
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Audio Address From Sen. Young on Budget Deficit -11.17.09

Sen. Young made a radio announcement regarding Albany's inaction on a Budget Deficit Plan (DRP) on November 17, 2009.

November 18, 2009
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November 16, 2009
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