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Health Care Package Numbers "Don't Add Up"

Budget experts say they're confused by the numbers in the healthcare package past shortly after midnight Wednesday. Governor Pataki says he's not concerned by the charges. He says the multi-year multi-billion dollar package will bring may good things to many New Yorkers. Karen DeWitt reports.  Go to full article

Pataki Budget Plan Under Fire Before its Release

Governor Pataki is not releasing his budget plan until mid-January, but the fight for funding among interest group is well underway in Albany. Karen DeWitt reports.  Go to full article

Lobbying for Mental Health Funding Restoration

Mental health groups have begun a fight to get more money in the new state budget. Karen DeWitt reports.  Go to full article

Pataki Looks to Corrections Budget for Savings

Governor Pataki is expected to unveil significant budget cuts for 2002. One way he's looking to save money is by reducing the number of corrections officers at state prisons. New York's prison population has dropped sharply this year. David Sommerstein reports.  Go to full article

Budget Deficits Return in Wake of 9/11, Groups Gird for Future Budget Battles

The fallout from the terrorist attacks on the World Trade Center will cause budget deficits in New York next year. Interest groups are starting to get hints of how they may be affected and as Karen Dewitt reports, they've begun gearing up for a fight.  Go to full article

Lawmakers Sit on Conservation Funding After September 11

Conservation groups say New York's legislature is withholding on tens of millions of dollars that should be spent on environmental projects. The Environmental Protection Fund is one of hundreds of programs derailed by the September 11 attacks. As Brian Mann reports, loss of the money could affect a deal in the Adirondacks that would add 26,000 acres to state forest land.  Go to full article

Non-Profits Still Waiting for Supplemental Funding

New York's not-for-profits thought their fight for state funding was over when the state legislature and Governor Pataki agreed to restore $200 million worth of funding. But, over one month later, groups still have not received their money, and as Karen Dewitt reports, they're learning that when they do get funding it may be less than what they expected. Karen DeWitt reports.  Go to full article

New York Non-profits Hurting Despite Supplemental Budget

When the state budget supplement was passed there was a lot of debate about the plight of New York's not-for-profit organizations. They eventually received 200 million dollars, but many non-profits are hurting in other ways, too. At the coalition for the homeless in lower Manhattan, it's been an extremely tough fall. Karen DeWitt reports.  Go to full article

One-Shot Revenue Fuels Supplemental Budget

When the state legislature passed the supplemental budget, lawmakers resorted to some one-shot revenue raisers to pay for a half billion dollars in education aid and other programs. Karen DeWitt reports.  Go to full article

Short Budget Puts Non-Profits in Competition

Many not-for-profits in New York state say there will be stiff competition for the limited funding that New York lawmakers have made available as part of the state budget agreement. Karen DeWitt reports.  Go to full article

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