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Big Ugly release signals state budget season is (finally) ending

Albany Democrats are still voting on budget bills one week past the April 1 deadline.

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How did Hochul’s first budget come together? By design, we don’t have a clue.

The governor conducted the process in the typical opaque Albany fashion, despite promises to shed light on the inner workings of government.

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What did Eric Adams get in the state budget?

Some bail changes and an enhanced Earned Income Tax Credit are in the budget. Mayoral control and an increased borrowing authority are not.

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What’s in or out of the 2022 state budget?

Albany Democrats are getting ready to vote on their final budget bills.

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Winners & Losers of the 2022 state budget

The new spending plan brought defeats and victories. Here’s where everyone landed.

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The (late) 2022 state budget by the numbers

Here is what sticks out in the $220 billion spending plan announced by Albany Democrats.

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Gov. Kathy Hochul announces new state budget deal a week late

The $220 billion deal includes several wins for Gov. Kathy Hochul in her first budget season as governor.

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In closed door deal on child care, undocumented New York children are left out

The $5 billion child care expansion proposed in the state budget is historic, but the possible exclusion is a setback for the political left.

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Bills stadium opponents are blitzing legislative overtime

Advocacy groups and elected officials are pushing legislators to keep $600 million in state support out of a final state budget despite efforts by Gov. Kathy Hochul to move the deal forward.

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The consequences of a late New York state budget

New York lawmakers are unlikely to pass the Fiscal Year 2023 spending plan before their Thursday midnight deadline.

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With time running out, progressives turn to activist tactics on the NY state budget

Sleeping in the Capitol for immigrant health care, going on a hunger strike to protect bail reform, blocking escalators calling for affordable housing: Progressives are trying it all.

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Hochul prepares for the post-budget tango

Unlike her predecessor, Gov. Kathy Hochul has left the door open to passing items from her agenda outside the budget.

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To-go cocktails apparently spiked in budget process

Gov. Kathy Hochul says she is willing to wait on legalizing to-go alcohol sales following opposition from state lawmakers.

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What Albany Democrats want from Kathy Hochul in the new state budget

One-house budget resolutions highlight legislators’ demands for more social spending ahead of the April 1 budget deadline.

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Eric Adams calls for bail reform rollbacks at virtual state budget hearing

The New York City mayor is leaning on Albany Democrats who might be able to sway legislative leaders to back his more moderate public safety agenda in the upcoming state budget.

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What does Hochul’s budget do for New York City?

The governor’s first proposed budget would extend mayoral control of New York City schools for four years.

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Gov. Kathy Hochul proposes $216.3 billion state budget

The unexpected incumbent is offering fiscal details on the policy plans included in her State of the State address.