New York State Budget

Assembly Speaker Carl Heastie (left), Gov. Andrew Cuomo and Senate Majority Leader Carl Heastie announce an agreement on the state budget on June 23, 2015. (Credit: Kevin P. Coughlin/Office of the Governor)

NY Legislative Leaders Reach Deal On State Budget, Rent Control

The state’s rent regulations had expired June 16 but were temporarily extended as lawmakers continued to negotiate.

06/23/2015

FILE -- Gov. Andrew Cuomo (credit: Bryan Thomas/Getty Images)

Cuomo: State Budget Approved Wednesday Is ‘Most Pro-Teacher’ Ever

New York state Gov. Andrew Cuomo on Wednesday touted the contentious educational reforms he fought to include in the approved state budget as transformative.

04/01/2015

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New York State Budget Deal Includes Tax Breaks For Yacht Buyers

Ronald Deutsch, director of the liberal-leaning Fiscal Policy Institute, calls it a “sad commentary on the priorities of Albany.”

03/31/2015

FILE -- Gov. Andrew Cuomo (credit: Bryan Thomas/Getty Images)

Cuomo: Legislative Ethics Reforms Must Be Part Of State Budget

New York state Gov. Andrew Cuomo said Monday that he is sticking with a promise not to sign a state budget without legislative ethics reforms.

03/23/2015

Brooklyn Borough President Eric Adams. (Credit CBS 2)

Brooklyn Borough President: Include Female Voice In State Budget Negotiations

He said not having a female voice in on the issues is an insult to the women of the state.

03/16/2015

FILE -- Gov. Andrew Cuomo (Credit: Getty Images)

Cuomo Studies Options For Use Of $4.2 Billion Budget Surplus

New York State Gov. Andrew Cuomo this week was studying options for how to spend a $4.2 billion state budget surplus.

08/04/2014

Mayor Bill de Blasio

De Blasio Gets Some Of What He Wants In State Budget Deal

Mayor Bill de Blasio received the funding for universal pre-kindergarten in the New York State budget – albeit without the tax hike on the wealthy he had requested.

04/01/2014

The New York state Capitol in Albany (credit: Getty Images)

New York State Assembly Passes Budget

The New York State Assembly has passed a $140 billion election-year budget that funds statewide prekindergarten and provides tax relief to homeowners and corporations.

03/31/2014

Mayor Bill de Blasio

De Blasio Calls Universal Pre-K Deal ‘Historic,’ Incredible’

The mayor discussed universal pre-K before throwing out the first pitch at the Mets game Monday afternoon.

03/31/2014

New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio (Photo by Andrew Burton/Getty Images)

With Pre-K Fight Behind Him, De Blasio To Shift Focus To Affordable Housing

Now that state lawmakers have closed a budget deal to fund prekindergarten in New York City, Mayor Bill de Blasio is ready to turn to the next items on his sweeping liberal agenda.

03/30/2014

The New York state Capitol in Albany (credit: Getty Images)

Sources: Major Tax Relief Coming In New York State Budget

Sources told CBS 2 that the New York State Legislature is poised to cut taxes for property owners, renters, businesses and even estates.

03/28/2014

Charter School (credit: CBS 2)

Sources: State Lawmakers Reach Deal With Demands On City For Charter Schools

The battle between Mayor Bill de Blasio and Gov. Andrew Cuomo over charter schools has led to a tentative deal on a reform package from state lawmakers, sources told CBS 2 News.

03/27/2014

The New York state Capitol in Albany (credit: Getty Images)

Lawmakers Hammering Out Deal On Pre-K Funding For N.Y. State Budget

New York state legislative leaders said Wednesday they were closing in on a deal to fund pre-kindergarten, and discussing a delay to Common Core academic standards as they tried to finalize budget bills this week.

03/26/2014

The New York state Capitol in Albany (credit: Getty Images)

Cuomo, Lawmakers Negotiate On Pre-K, Property Tax Relief For State Budget

New York State Gov. Andrew Cuomo and legislative leaders negotiated over property tax relief, charter schools and prekindergarten funding Monday – with a budget deadline looming in a week.

03/24/2014

New York state Comptroller Thomas DiNapoli (credit: Getty Images)

State Comptroller: Labor Negotiations Cloud NYC Budget Outlook

New York City’s finances have been helped by strong revenue growth, but ongoing structural deficits and labor contracts that still have to be renewed are a concern, state Comptroller Thomas DiNapoli said in a report issued Tuesday.

03/11/2014

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