New York State Senate Update on the 2011-12 State Budget

The New York State Senate has completed passage of the 2011-12 state budget one day prior to the April 1st budget deadline.  The budget, which has now received final approval by the Assembly, achieves the critically important goals of reducing state spending, not raising taxes and creating new private sector jobs.

Budget 2011
Budget 2011

To learn more about the State's new fiscally responsible budget plan, we encourage you to review the documents below.  As always, we also encourage you to provide feedback to the Senator representing your community.


SFY 2011-12 Enacted Budget Summary
The 2011-12 Enacted Budget Summary document prepared by the Senate Majority Finance Committee and Counsel/Program staff.

Senate Completes Early Passage of State Budget
The New York State Senate has completed passage of the 2011-12 state budget one day prior to the April 1st budget deadline.  The budget achieves the Senate Republicans’ goals of reducing state spending, not raising taxes and creating new private sector jobs.

Budget Bills Passed by the Senate
S2800 | S2801 | S2802 | S2803 | S2804 | S2807 | S2808 | S2809 | S2810 | S2811 | S2812

Three-Way Budget Agreement
Statement by Senate Majority Leader Dean Skelos on Three-Way Budget Agreement.

Senate Budget Resolution
The full Senate Budget Resolution that was passed by the State Senate.

Budget Conference Committee Assignments
A list of the current 2011-12 Senate Budget Conference Committee Assignments.

Joint Legislative Public Hearing Calendar
A calendar of Joint Legislative Public Hearings on Executive Budget Proposals.

Joint Legislative Budget Schedule
A timeline of all the major milestone dates for negotiating and prioritizing the budget. Both the Senate and the Assembly have agreed upon this schedule.

2011 Senate Finance Committee Majority Revenue Forecast Report
The Senate Finance Committee reviewed and analyzed the economic and revenue projections contained within the Executive Budget for SFY 2011-12.

Senate Majority Staff Analysis of the SFY 2011-12 Executive Budget "White Book"
This document, prepared by the staff of the Senate Majority Conference, should give you a sense of where we stand on the details of Gov. Cuomo's proposed budget.

Senate Finance Minority - Staff Analysis of the 2011-12 Executive Budget "BlueBook"
The data prepared by Minority Finance Committee staff and provided in this document will provide greater insight into specific proposals within the Executive Budget which must be discussed in depth and modified when necessary.

Gov Cuomo's Executive Budget Briefing Book
The Executive Budget Briefing Book contains the Budget Director’s Message, which presents the Governor’s fiscal blueprint for 2011-12 and explains the State’s Financial Plan. It also includes highlights of major initiatives, and a list of the legislative proposals needed to implement the proposed budget.

Gov Cuomo's Executive Budget Legislation - 21 Day Amendments
The 21-day amendments are proposed amendments, primarily technical in nature, and do not include significant policy changes.

Proposals Approved by the NYS Medicaid Redesign Team
Governor Andrew M. Cuomo accepted a report from the Medicaid Redesign Team which included 79 recommendations to restructure the Medicaid program.
- Gov. Press Release
- Approved Proposals

With the budget process now completed, we encourage
all constituents to take a moment to share their views,
and provide input regarding the newly adopted plan.

To voice your opinion, click here or simply find your Senator below and send them an e-mail outlining your views.

Adams, Eric LaValle, Kenneth P.
Addabbo, Joseph P. Libous, Tom
Alesi, James S. Little, Elizabeth
Avella, Tony Marcellino, Carl L
Ball, Greg Martins, Jack M.
Bonacic, John J. Maziarz, George D.
Breslin, Neil D. McDonald, Roy J.
Carlucci, David Montgomery, Velmanette
DeFrancisco, John A. Nozzolio, Michael F.
Diaz, Ruben O'Mara, Thomas F.
Dilan, Martin Malavé Oppenheimer, Suzi
Duane, Thomas Parker, Kevin S.
Espaillat, Adriano Peralta, José
Farley, Hugh T. Perkins, Bill
Flanagan, John J. Ranzenhofer, Michael H.
Fuschillo, Charles J. Ritchie, Patty
Gallivan, Pat Rivera, Gustavo
Gianaris, Michael Robach, Joseph E.
Golden, Martin J. Saland, Stephen M.
Griffo, Joseph A. Sampson, John L.
Grisanti, Mark Savino, Diane J.
Hannon, Kemp Serrano, Jose M.
Hassell-Thompson, Ruth Seward, James L.
Huntley, Shirley L. Skelos, Dean G.
Johnson, Owen H. Smith, Malcolm A.
Kennedy, Timothy Squadron, Daniel L
Klein, Jeffrey D. Stavisky, Toby Ann
Krueger, Liz Stewart-Cousins, Andrea
Kruger, Carl Valesky, David J.
Lanza, Andrew J Young, Catharine
Larkin, William J., Jr. Zeldin, Lee M.

> Find Budget related Press Releases here.

> Watch the most recent Budget Conference
Committee Meeting here.