2017-2018 Budget


April 8, 2017
Assembly Speaker Carl Heastie today announced that the SFY 2017-18 Budget includes a six year plan to increase the state's investment in public defense legal services to ensure that all New Yorkers have equal access to quality...



April 8, 2017
Assembly Speaker Carl Heastie today announced that the SFY 2017-18 Budget agreement includes funding that will help ensure direct care workers are paid fair, competitive wages so that New Yorkers can continue to receive the critical care and...



April 7, 2017
Assembly Speaker Carl Heastie and Chair of the Housing Committee Assemblymember Steven Cymbrowitz today announced that the Legislature has approved allocations for the $2.5 billion affordable and supportive housing funds appropriated in this year...



April 7, 2017
The Assembly Majority has consistently advocated for investments that will put New York families and communities first. Despite the many hurdles we faced during this year's budget process, our priorities have never been clearer and we know that...



April 7, 2017
Assembly Speaker Carl Heastie today announced the SFY 17-18 budget agreement will include provisions to enact the Assembly Majority's longstanding goal to raise the age of adult criminal responsibility in the State of New York. "We have won a...



April 7, 2017
Assembly Speaker Carl Heastie, Agriculture Committee Chair William Magee and Assemblymember Deborah Glick today announced the 2017-2018 SFY Budget includes capital funding of $5 million for animal shelters and another $5 million in financial...