Policy

Assembly Member Marcela Mitaynes
Some moderates voted against the revenue bill, while Democratic Socialists changed their vote at the last minute.
Demonstrators at Washington Square Park on Monday, March 29.
Vulnerable people like undocumented immigrants can still fall through the holes of an expanded safety net.
State Capitol
State lawmakers scored major victories on taxes, education funding and aid for undocumented immigrants.
Andrew Yang
A majority of Democratic candidates want to give more money to New Yorkers.
The New York State Capitol in Albany.
Gov. Andrew Cuomo and legislative leaders are aiming to make a deal by April 1 despite unprecedented challenges.
Meet the new New York State lawmakers.
Taxes, public school funding and COVID-19 relief will test state lawmakers before the April 1 state budget deadline.
Gov. Cuomo in Syracuse on March 9.
Even a weakened governor still has a lot of power in the executive-oriented budget process.
New York could receive $23.3 billion in federal aid through President Joe Biden’s $1.9 trillion COVID-19 relief package.
New York state and local governments would get a total of $23.3 billion in federal assistance under draft COVID-19 relief package.
Governor Cuomo with State Budget Director Robert Mujica.
Here are the highlights from the spending plan unveiled by Gov. Andrew Cuomo on Tuesday.
Governor Andrew Cuomo
Legislators, advocates and the Cuomo administration are girding for a multi-front tilt in the weeks before the governor has to present his budget in January.
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