Majority Leader Andrea Stewart-Cousins and Speaker Carl Heastie Announce Agreement on Budget Conference Committee Table Targets

March 21, 2019

Senate Majority Leader Andrea Stewart-Cousins and Assembly Speaker Carl Heastie today announced they have reached a consensus on table targets for the individual budget conference committees.

These funds will be used as the basis for budget negotiations among the committees and represent real progress towards the enactment of an on-time budget. The table target amounts for individual budget conference committees include the following:


$20 million                 


Mental Hygiene

$50 million



$10 million


General Government

$10 million


Economic Development

$30 million



$5 million



$55 million


Higher Education

$50 million


Human Services

$15 million


Public Protection

$10 million


Environmental, Housing & Agriculture

$20 million


General Conference

$275 million




Senators Involved