Tentative State Budget Deal Will Raise NY Minimum Wage To $15 In Years To ComeMore than 2 million workers in New York stand to get raises under a tentative agreement between New York state Gov. Andrew Cuomo and top lawmakers, which would gradually raise the state's minimum wage to $15 an hour.
Possible New York State Budget Deal Includes Minimum Wage HikeA possible deal on the New York state budget includes a minimum wage hike as well as $1 billion in middle-class income tax relief, Gov. Andrew Cuomo said Wednesday.
No Deal On Cuomo's Minimum Wage Hike Plan As Key Budget Deadline NearsWith a key budget deadline looming just days away, New York state Gov. Andrew Cuomo said there's still no deal with lawmakers on his proposal to gradually raise the state's minimum wage to $15.
NY Legislative Leaders Reach Deal On State Budget, Rent ControlThe state's rent regulations had expired June 16 but were temporarily extended as lawmakers continued to negotiate.
Cuomo: State Budget Approved Wednesday Is 'Most Pro-Teacher' EverNew York state Gov. Andrew Cuomo on Wednesday touted the contentious educational reforms he fought to include in the approved state budget as transformative.
New York State Budget Deal Includes Tax Breaks For Yacht BuyersRonald Deutsch, director of the liberal-leaning Fiscal Policy Institute, calls it a "sad commentary on the priorities of Albany."
Cuomo: Legislative Ethics Reforms Must Be Part Of State BudgetNew York state Gov. Andrew Cuomo said Monday that he is sticking with a promise not to sign a state budget without legislative ethics reforms.
Brooklyn Borough President: Include Female Voice In State Budget NegotiationsHe said not having a female voice in on the issues is an insult to the women of the state.
Cuomo Studies Options For Use Of $4.2 Billion Budget SurplusNew York State Gov. Andrew Cuomo this week was studying options for how to spend a $4.2 billion state budget surplus.
De Blasio Gets Some Of What He Wants In State Budget DealMayor 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.
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.
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.