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4.4.2022 Advocacy Alert: Legislature Kicks Budget Can Down the Road 

Today, the State Legislature is passing a short-term budget extender, indicating a continued lack of consensus on a budget deal. The extender allows the state government to continue operations while buying time for the Governor and Legislature to reach an agreement on a number of outstanding issues. As we

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3.31.22 Advocacy Alert: State Budget to be Late

Advocacy Alert

New York State is poised to miss its budget deadline. The budget is due when the state’s fiscal year begins at midnight tonight. However, lawmakers are returning home tonight without a deal, and they plan to reconvene in Albany on Monday.

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3.15.22 Advocacy Alert: NY Legislators Release Budget Proposals

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1.5.22 Advocacy Alert: Hochul Lists Priorities in First State of the State

This afternoon, Governor Kathy Hochul delivered her first State of the State address to the Legislature. In the speech, she discussed the top problems the state faces and her plans to address them.

Hochul made bold claims about reigniting New York’s economy, stating, “we are going to jumpstart our economic recovery by being the most business-friendly and worker-friendly state in the nation.”

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2022 Albany Preview: 11 Issues We’re Watching

On January 5, state legislators convened in Albany (or, on Zoom) to kick off the 2022 legislative session. All eyes are on Kathy Hochul as she navigates her first session as Governor and jockeys for position in the June gubernatorial primary race. Here are eleven issues we are watching as the session begins:

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