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

 

Education

$10 million

 

General Government

$10 million

 

Economic Development

$30 million

 

Health

$5 million

 

Transportation

$55 million

 

Higher Education

$50 million

 

Human Services

$15 million

 

Public Protection

$10 million

 

Environmental, Housing & Agriculture

$20 million

 

General Conference

$275 million

 

Total

 

Senators Involved