January 22, 2018

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 Yellow Book marks the beginning of the Assembly's in-depth examination of the Executive's proposed budget and serves as an informational resource for Assembly members participating in the joint legislative fiscal committee budget hearings. The first of these 13 public hearings is scheduled to begin tomorrow.

The Yellow Book provides a broad review of the Executive Budget's spending, long-term financial plan, revenues, capital initiatives, debt and also an analysis of the state and national economy.