Heard Around Town
Adams: funding for migrants is top priority in Albany
The New York City Mayor visited the Capitol monday to lobby for his budget asks
Poll: New Yorkers back bail changes, millionaires tax
A new Siena College poll has bits of good news for everyone heading into the budget
The little-known upstate version of 421-a is … also unpopular with the Legislature
The New York state Senate and Assembly simply don’t want to give developers tax breaks, not in the city and not elsewhere.
What does Kathy Hochul need $5 million in promotional content for?
Support from outside funders urging people to support the governor’s budget priorities has raised eyebrows about her negotiating position.
The NYPD is way over its overtime budget. Does the department even care?
The New York City Police Department’s commitment to curbing OT spending was met with skepticism at a City Council hearing.
New York State
Legislature takes a knife to Hochul’s agenda in budget proposals
The state Senate and Assembly’s one-house budgets threaten to undermine Hochul’s plans for bail reform and housing.
Senate budget proposal includes full Build Public Renewables Act
Gov. Hochul’s executive included a watered-down version of the bill, but the Senate is insisting on the full legislation.
3 issues to watch in NY budget negotiations
Will Gov. Kathy Hochul’s agenda prevail?
Two Oscar contenders are getting New York state tax credits
That’s way less than in past years – just as Gov. Kathy Hochul is looking to boost the credit to $700 million a year.
New York City Council
Council to Adams: there’s more money to be found
At issue is the very size of New York City’s operating budget, and how it gets spent.
Campaigns & Elections
Could public campaign finance unlaunch in New York?
As behind-the-scenes budget conversations continue, rumor has it the campaign reform might be in danger of being reversed.
How Hochul’s budget proposal might stir the pot
Bail reform, no new taxes on the wealthy and more charter schools are all expected to be topics of conversation during a tense moment with the Legislature.
Hochul pledges $1 billion to city for migrants
Mayor Eric Adams has been asking for support, but it isn’t clear exactly what New York City will get, especially when it comes to federal funding.
Gov. Kathy Hochul’s 2024 budget proposal, by the numbers
The governor proposed the largest state spending plan in history in her second executive budget while upholding her promise not to increase income taxes.
Eric Adams eliminates vacant job openings, by the numbers
More than 4,300 city positions were cut in the mayor’s latest financial plan.
Eric Adams’ preliminary budget, by the numbers.
The $102.7 billion proposal includes mandated 5% cuts for all city agencies.
This year’s budget dance begins, amid tensions between mayor and City Council
The initial spending proposal for fiscal year 2024 will take thousands of vacant city jobs off the books.
New York City
With a new austerity measure, Mayor Eric Adams asks agencies to cut budgets by 3%
Looking ahead to budget gaps and a weaker economy, City Hall asks, again, for belt-tightening – but no layoffs.
New York City
New York City’s FY 2023 budget by the numbers
Council Speaker Adrienne Adams and Mayor Eric Adams announced the early deal on Friday.