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Another Late State Budget

On Monday, New York will have a late budget for the 18th year in a row now that state lawmakers have left Albany for the spring holidays without finishing a spending plan. Karen Dewitt reports.  Go to full article

State Budget Talks Intensify Today

The Senate Majority leader says today is a make-or-break day state budget negotiations that will determine whether the budget is on time for the first time in 18 years. Karen Dewitt reports.  Go to full article

NY Lawmakers Optimistic About Economy

Many economists are now saying the recession is over. The revenue estimates released by the state Assembly and Senate reflect that optimism. Both houses have discovered more money for possible use for favored programs. Karen Dewitt reports.  Go to full article

NY Senate to Mitigate Nursing Home Tax

Nursing homes in New York say the state Senate has promised to help mitigate a tax imposed upon nursing homes that was part of the January health care agreement. Karen Dewitt reports from Albany.  Go to full article

Lawmakers More Optimistic About State Budget Than Pataki

The New York State Senate and Assembly have a slightly more optimistic view of the state's finances for next year than the predictions presented by Governor Pataki. Karen Dewitt reports.  Go to full article

Lawmakers Asked To Pass Budget On Time This Year

With less than a month to go before the official start of the state fiscal year, groups that have suffered under 17 years of late budgets testified at a hearing to give their reasons why the budget should be on time. Karen Dewitt reports.  Go to full article

Pataki Avoids Cuts in Budget Proposal

Governor Pataki says that while September 11th has hurt the state financially, he’s managed to avoid making drastic cuts in his new budget proposal which he released Tuesday.  Go to full article

NYS 2002 Budget Debate

State lawmakers will take up the state budget debate in 2002.  Go to full article

School Budget Request Scaled Back for Next Fiscal Year

The New York State Board of Regents released their budget proposal and school aid plans for the coming fiscal year. Karen DeWitt reports.  Go to full article

NYS Senate Calls for Budget Reform

For the seventeenth straight year, New York lawmakers have failed to pass a state budget by the April 1 deadline. In response, the state Senate is calling for budget reform again this year. Jody Tosti spoke with Sen. Ray Meier about the Senate majority's eight-point plan.  Go to full article

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