New York State Senate Democratic Conference Staff Analysis of the 2018-19 Executive Budget

Senator Velmanette Montgomery

January 17, 2018

On January 16th, Governor Andrew Cuomo proposed his FY 2019 Executive Budget. The submission of the Executive Budget Proposal is the starting point of the budget process in New York State. This year’s Executive Budget proposes a variety of new programs, additional expenditures, and closes a $4.4 billion budget gap.

The Governor also recommends many policy proposals that the Senate Democratic Conference has long championed.

To learn more about the Governor’s Executive Budget, download the PDF.

To learn more about the Senate Democratic Conference’s Staff Analysis of the Executive Budget, download the 2018 Blue Book.

To learn more about the upcoming Joint Legislative Budget Hearings, download the schedule.

To view the budget hearings live, visit