Albany Democrats want to move start of budget year to June 1

 

By Cara Matthews

ALBANY -- New York has not always had the distinction of being the only state with a fiscal year that begins April 1. The start date was changed from Oct. 1 to July 1 in 1916. It has been April 1 since 1943, but now there is a push from some lawmakers to change it to June 1. What difference does it make? A big one, says the chairwoman of the Senate Select Committee on Budget and Tax Reform, Liz Krueger, D-Manhattan.

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Publication date: 
Friday, January 29, 2010 - 00:00