Requests for Senate Initiative funding conclude each January 1 for the next year's State budget (the State fiscal year runs from April 1 through the next March 31). Municipalities and not for profit corporations are eligible to apply for funding. Projects most likely to be funded include requests for capital assistance (building construction/equipment purchase) in amounts of $10,000 or less,
March 1, 2011 “We need to be realistic about the current state of our economy. Setting a salary cap based on student enrollment makes a lot of sense and is a step in the right direction. It is an ideal, fair plan to cut spending at a time where we need to be frugal. As Governor Cuomo has said, the budget plan will be one that makes difficult choices.”
State Senator John J. Bonacic (R/C/I – Mt. Hope), announced today that Sullivan County would receive a portion of VLT aid, according to a three way agreement between the Assembly, Senate and Executive Chamber, the measure requires final approval in the budget by the legislature.