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SENATOR OWEN H. JOHNSON INTRODUCES BILL TO CAP STATE SPENDING

By all measures, the tax burden on New Yorkers is among the highest in the nation.  Unchecked government spending year after year serves only to increase the tax burden on New Yorkers.  Did you know that presently in New York there are no limitations on how much state spending may increase from year to year?&nb

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Update on NY State Budget

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    The completion of the state budget closed a $10 billion budget gap without raising taxes.  The $132.5 billion budget for the 2011-2012 fiscal year reduces year to year spending by 2%, and trims State operations expenditures by 10 percent.  

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SENATE COMPLETES SECOND CONSECUTIVE EARLY PASSAGE OF STATE BUDGET 2012-13 State Budget Reduces Spending, Does Not Raise Taxes, Creates Jobs

SENATE COMPLETES SECOND CONSECUTIVE EARLY PASSAGE OF STATE BUDGET2012-13 State Budget Reduces Spending, Does Not Raise Taxes, Creates Jobs            For the second consecutive year, the New York State Senate has completed an early passage of the state budget. The 2012-13 state budget achieves the Senate Republicans’ goals of reducing state spending, not raising taxes and creating new private sector jobs.  The new state fiscal year begins April 1st.

Senate Completes Second Consecutive Early Passage of State Budget

For the second consecutive year, the New York State Senate has completed an early passage of the state budget. The 2012-13 state budget achieves the Senate Republicans’ goals of reducing state spending, not raising taxes and creating new private sector jobs.  The new state fiscal year begins April 1st.

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