Majority Leader Andrea Stewart-Cousins and Speaker Carl Heastie Announce Agreement on Budget Conference Committee Table Targets

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


$10 million

General Government

$10 million

Economic Development

$30 million


$5 million


$55 million

Higher Education

$50 million

Human Services

$15 million

Public Protection

$10 million

Environmental, Housing & Agriculture

$20 million

General Conference

$275 million