Senator Kevin Parker (D-21) Legislative Update on the New York State Proposed Budget with Frank Mauro of the Fiscal Policy Institute
Frank Mauro, Executive Director of the Fiscal Policy Institute, was interviewed by Senator Parker (D-21) on February 5, 2013. The Fiscal Policy Institute (FPI) works to increase public and governmental understanding of issues related to the fairness of New York’s tax system and the stability and adequacy of state and local public services. FPI publishes an annual analysis of the state’s fiscal situation and tax system, a biennial report on the state of working New York, and special reports and articles on a variety of related subjects.
Parker discussed several topics including:The 2013-14 Proposed budget overallImplications of the proposed budget on Education and Tier VIThe importance of revenue generating initiatives to truly balance the budget and reduce spending cuts on our most vulnerable populationsOther FPI proposals for the NYS budget
For more information on the Fiscal Policy Institute visit www.fiscalpolicy.org