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.
With Pre-K Fight Behind Him, De Blasio To Shift Focus To Affordable HousingNow 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.
Sources: Major Tax Relief Coming In New York State BudgetSources told CBS 2 that the New York State Legislature is poised to cut taxes for property owners, renters, businesses and even estates.
Sources: State Lawmakers Reach Deal With Demands On City For Charter SchoolsThe 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.