Ask the Experts

How did New York City reverse its 2024 budget cuts?

City & State assembled a panel of experts to answer questions about the 2024 spending plan.


As NYC cuts spending on migrants, Hochul backs a boost in state aid

A boost in tax revenue and support from Gov. Kathy Hochul takes some despair out of New York City’s budget projections.


Adams announces $109 billion preliminary budget, addresses $7.1 billion budget gap

The New York City mayor said he was able to balance the spending plan and restore several unpopular cuts to police, fire, sanitation, and parks, attributed to benefits from reduced spending on asylum-seekers, city reserves and higher-than-expected tax revenue.

Albany Agenda

The biggest New York budget fights likely to emerge in 2024

Hochul proposed a modest state budget, but some of what it includes and excludes likely won’t sit well with some lawmakers.

Albany Agenda

Hochul unveils $233 billion budget

The spending plan includes $2.4 billion for the migrant crisis and closes the $4.3 billion budget gap.

Heard Around Town

Upcoming city, state budgets turn eyes to asylum-seeker dollars

Both Gov. Kathy Hochul and Mayor Eric Adams are releasing their respective budget proposals for the coming fiscal year Tuesday.


Eric Adams again reverses some planned budget cuts

The mayor’s restoration of education funding followed reversals of some planned cuts to police and fire departments, as well as to sanitation and parks initiatives.


NYC teachers sue Eric Adams over school budget cuts

The United Federation of Teachers filed a lawsuit Thursday to block planned spending reductions.


NYC Council grills Adams admin budget director on proposed cuts

The council held a hearing to push back on City Hall’s budget projections.

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News & Politics

Latimer plans trip to Israel, county budget, before making an announcement about ‘future plans’

The Westchester County executive is being encouraged to primary Rep. Jamaal Bowman over Bowman’s perceived lack of support for Israel.


New York City Council adopts budget, but not without criticism

The City Council voted to adopt a $107 billion budget for fiscal year 2024 by a vote of 39-12, following difficult negotiations with Mayor Eric Adams.


Opinion: Restoring cuts to NYCHA’s Vacant Unit Readiness Program

The Adams administration’s proposed cuts would have left thousands of NYCHA units vacant in the middle of a housing crisis.


The fiscal year 2024 New York City budget, by the numbers

The $107 billion budget deal is the largest in city history, but features spending cuts.


Eric Adams, Adrienne Adams shake hands on $107 billion NYC budget

Despite a year of contentious budget negotiations, the city leaders reached a budget deal before the deadline.