Suffolk Union Trades Lower Entry-Level Pay For Job Security In 2014 Budget DealThe deal is part of a $2.76 billion budget for 2014. The plan won unanimous approval.
Conn. Transportation Advocate Blasts New Budget For Diverting FundsThe 19-mile backup into the city came just hours after state lawmakers voted to divert nearly $76 million from the state transportation fund to balance the newly approved budget deal.
Cuomo, State Lawmakers Reach Budget DealGovernor Andrew Cuomo and legislative leaders said Wednesday evening that they have reached a state budget agreement, which would include raising the minimum wage to $9 an hour over three years.
Cuomo, State Lawmakers Work To Hammer Out Budget DealNew York Gov. Andrew Cuomo and state legislative leaders were hoping Sunday to announce agreement on the third straight on-time budget.