2018-2019 Budget News

Approved SFY 2018-19 Budget to Include Anti-Sexual Harassment Measures

Assembly Speaker Carl Heastie today announced the approved SFY 2018-19 Budget includes measures to address the scourge of sexual harassment that has for too long burdened victims personally, financially and professionally. "The ongoing culture of sexual...

Enacted Budget Promotes Statewide Transit Sustainability Solutions

Assembly Speaker Carl Heastie, Transportation Chair David Gantt and Corporations, Authorities and Commissions Chair Amy Paulin today announced that the enacted State Fiscal Year 2018-19 budget invests $10.2 billion in the state’s transportation network....

SFY 2018-19 Budget Makes Critical Investments in Services and Resources for Seniors

Assembly Speaker Carl Heastie and Aging Committee Chair Donna Lupardo today announced that the State Fiscal Year (SFY) 2018-19 budget agreement includes important investments for programs to support New York's seniors. "As New Yorkers live longer than...

Approved SFY 2018-19 Budget Includes $26.7 Billion in School Aid

Assembly Speaker Carl Heastie and Education Committee Chair Cathy Nolan today announced the approved SFY 2018-19 Budget will include $26.7 billion in funding to General Support for Public Schools (GSPS), an increase of $914 million, or 3.6 percent, over...

Approved SFY 2018-19 Budget to Include Critical Human Services Funding

Assembly Speaker Carl Heastie today announced that the enacted SFY 2018-19 Budget will include funding to combat and prevent homelessness, provide families with much-needed services and resources, address the heroin and opioid crisis and deliver veterans...

Enacted Budget Expands Paths to Higher Education

Assembly Speaker Carl Heastie and Higher Education Committee Chair Deborah Glick today announced that the enacted State Fiscal Year 2018-19 Budget expands the Higher Education Road to Success initiative and promotes college affordability in New York....

Statement from Speaker Carl Heastie on Passage of 2018-19 Budget

The Assembly Majority is committed to making investments that ensure New York State is a better place to live, work and raise a family. With a focus on Families First, we have crafted a spending plan that makes the necessary investments to strengthen...

Statement from Speaker Carl Heastie on Budget Negotiations

After months of hard work to craft a spending plan for New Yorkers, the State Budget is being held up by an unrelated non-budgetary demand in the State Senate. To be clear, we have worked with the Senate and the Governor and have agreement on 99.9...

Assembly and Senate Announce Joint Budget Subcommittees Meeting Schedule

Legislative Leaders Announce Agreement on Budget Conference Committee Table Targets

Assembly's SFY 2018-19 Budget Includes Critical Criminal Justice Reform Legislation and Funding

Assembly Speaker Carl Heastie and Codes Committee Chair Joseph Lentol today announced the Assembly's SFY 2018-19 Budget includes critical funding for criminal justice reforms and public safety measures. "The Assembly Majority recognizes that our criminal...

Assembly 2018-19 Spending Plan Includes Legislation to Confront Sexual Harassment

Assembly Speaker Carl Heastie today announced the Assembly SFY 2018-19 Budget includes a comprehensive package of laws to address the scourge of sexual harassment that injures victims personally, financially and professionally. "The Assembly Majority...

Assembly Budget Makes Critical Investments in Services and Resources for Seniors

Assembly Speaker Carl Heastie and Assemblymember Donna Lupardo, Chair of the Aging Committee, today announced the Assembly's State Fiscal Year (SFY) 2018-19 Budget includes important investments in senior housing and health care, as well as the creation...

Assembly and Senate Announce General Conference Committee Appointments

Assembly Budget Proposal Includes Child Victims Act

Assembly Speaker Carl Heastie and Assemblymember Linda B. Rosenthal today announced that the Assembly's SFY 2018-19 Budget proposal includes a measure to extend statutes of limitations for criminal and civil cases involving sexual abuse of children, allowing...

Assembly Budget Makes $10.5 Billion Investment in Transportation And Promotes Comprehensive Transit Sustainability Solutions Across the State of New York

Assembly Speaker Carl Heastie, Transportation Chair David Gantt and Corporations, Authorities and Commissions Chair Amy Paulin today announced that the Assembly budget proposal invests $10.5 billion in the state's transportation network. New measures...

Assembly One-House Budget Invests in Public Health and Dedicates Funding for Community Health Providers

Assembly Speaker Carl Heastie and Health Committee Chair Richard Gottfried today announced that the Assembly's State Fiscal Year (SFY) 2018-19 budget proposal makes important investments in the state's public health systems and increases funding to combat...

Speaker Heastie and Encon Chair Englebright Announce $300 million for Environmental Protection Fund in Assembly SFY 2018-2019 Budget

Assembly Speaker Carl Heastie and Environmental Conservation Committee Chair Steve Englebright today announced the Assembly's 2018-2019 SFY Budget of $170.2 billion provides $300 million for the state Environmental Protection Fund (EPF) to support such...

Assembly SFY 2018-19 Budget Includes $36.5 Billion in School Aid

Assembly Speaker Carl Heastie and Education Committee Chair Cathy Nolan today announced the Assembly's budget proposal allocates $27.1 billion in school aid, which is an increase of $1.5 billion or 5.9 percent, over the 2017-18 School Year (SY). The...

Assembly SFY 2018-19 Budget Includes Funding for Critical Human Services

Assembly Speaker Carl Heastie announced today that the Assembly's SFY 2018-19 Budget includes funding to prevent and reduce homelessness as well as funding restorations for critical programs that support children, families and veterans. The spending plan...

Assembly One-House Budget Delivers on Road to Success Promise

Assembly Speaker Carl Heastie and Higher Education Committee Chair Deborah Glick today announced that the Assembly's budget proposal for SFY 2018-19 continues the progress of the Higher Education Road to Success initiative in promoting college affordability...

Assembly Releases $170 Billion Spending Plan

Assembly Speaker Carl Heastie and Ways and Means Committee Chair Helene E. Weinstein today announced the Assembly's State Fiscal Year (SFY) 2018-19 Families First budget proposal of $170.2 billion. This proposal would make significant investments in...

SFY 2018-19 Joint Legislative Budget Hearing on Environmental Conservation Is Postponed

Senate Finance Committee Chair Catharine M. Young and Assembly Ways and Means Committee Chair Helene E. Weinstein today announced the postponement of the Joint Legislative Budget Hearing on Environmental Conservation, scheduled for 9:30 a.m., Wednesday,...

Flanagan and Heastie Announce Joint Legislative Schedule For Adopting SFY 2018-2019 Budget

Speaker Heastie and Ways and Means Chair Weinstein Release Assembly's Analysis of 2018-2019 SFY Executive Budget

Assembly Speaker Carl E. Heastie and Ways and Means Committee Chair Helen Weinstein today announced the release of the Yellow Book, the Assembly's analysis of Governor Andrew Cuomo's $168 Billion SFY 2018-2019 Executive Budget. The completion of the...

2018 Yellow Book

Legislature Announces Joint Budget Hearing Schedule

Senate Finance Committee Chair Catharine M. Young and Assembly Ways and Means Committee Chair Helene E. Weinstein today announced the Joint Legislative Hearing Schedule on the 2018-2019 Executive Budget Proposal. These hearings, each of which focuses...

Notice of Public Hearing - Examination of Non-Medical Programs that Support Seniors in the Community