Tag: budget

Op-ed | The fiscal year 2025 Executive Budget gets stuff done for working-class New Yorkers

Mayor Adams in sunglasses speaking at rally

Apr. 30, 2024 By Mayor Eric Adams

For over two years, cities across the country have struggled to respond to the aftereffects of the COVID-19 pandemic. In New York City, slowing tax revenue growth combined with low office occupancy rates, and the expiration of temporary federal stimulus dollars have put a strain on our city’s budget.

Assemblymember González-Rojas praises 2025 fiscal budget for investments in Queens communities


Apr. 26, 2024 By Ethan Marshall Queens Assemblymember Jessica González-Rojas (D-34) celebrated the passing of the New York State budget for the 2025 fiscal year, highlighting its inclusion of investments in numerous Queens neighborhoods. Many of these investments include in the budget, which was passed on Saturday, Apr. 21, will have a large impact on…
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Op-Ed | Don’t balance the budget on the backs of those who need help


Apr. 1, 2024 By Assemblyman David Weprin Our annual budgets express our values as a state and, to a large degree, determine our fate as citizens. That’s why it’s so important to me to fight the cuts Governor Hochul wants to make in next year’s budget to the consumer directed personal assistance program (CDPAP). Cutting…
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Op-Ed | New York City’s budget: Investing in working families and New Yorkers in need

Jul. 3, 2023 By amNewYork Our city’s budget reflects our values, and for my administration, the needs of everyday people come first. This year, we navigated many significant financial challenges and have reached a budget agreement with our colleagues on the City Council—a budget that is smart, strategic and fiscally responsible, a budget that advances our…
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AAPI groups rally at Queens Borough Hall, call for ‘fair, inclusive and equitable budget’ to uplift needs of the growing community

May. 11, 2023 By Carlotta Mohamed Members of several diverse AAPI groups rallied outside of Queens Borough Hall in Kew Gardens on Wednesday, May 10, calling on the City Council to adopt a “fair, inclusive and equitable budget” that uplifts the needs of Asian American and Pacific Islander (AAPI) New Yorkers. The groups are part…
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