New York State Budget Talks Collapse; Some State Senators Leave AlbanyNew York state budget talks collapsed late Wednesday after members of the state Senate left Albany.
N.Y. State Passes Emergency Budget Extender To Avoid Government ShutdownNew York State Gov. Andrew Cuomo announced the passage Monday night of an emergency budget extender that he proposed to avoid a looming government shutdown.
NYS Lawmakers Continue To Seek Deal With Budget 2 Days LateThe New York state budget was two days late Sunday, as lawmakers struggled to find agreement on education spending, charter schools and juvenile justice reform.
State Lawmakers Discuss Free College Tuition Plan Ahead Of Budget DeadlineAmong the issues New York state lawmakers were working on ahead of the Saturday budget deadline was Gov. Andrew Cuomo’s proposal to provide free college tuition for many middle-class families.
Cuomo Releases State Budget Including $163 Million Free College PlanNew York Gov. Andrew Cuomo on Tuesday released a $152 billion state budget that includes free state college tuition for middle-class students.
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.