2018-2019 Budget News


April 2, 2018
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 ...



April 2, 2018
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...



April 2, 2018
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 ...



April 2, 2018
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,...



April 2, 2018
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...



April 2, 2018
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...



March 31, 2018
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...



March 30, 2018
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...



March 22, 2018



March 21, 2018



March 15, 2018
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...



March 15, 2018
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...



March 15, 2018
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...



March 14, 2018



March 14, 2018
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, ...



March 14, 2018
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...



March 14, 2018
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...



March 14, 2018
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...



March 13, 2018
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...



March 13, 2018
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 ...



March 13, 2018
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...



March 12, 2018
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 ...



February 6, 2018
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.,...



February 6, 2018



January 22, 2018
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...



January 22, 2018



January 16, 2018
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...