How to Make a Budget in 90 Days or Less (UPDATED)

Jan 08, 2014

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Where Mayor DeBlasio Can Find Some Real Money

Jan 07, 2014
It is likely that the Financial Plan Mayor Bill de Blasio is scheduled to release in February will significantly increase municipal spending beyond the amounts previously planned by the Bloomberg Administration.

Letter to the Governor Urges Approval of Preschool Special Education Oversight Bill

Dec 10, 2013

CBC urges the approval of A7302-A/S5568-A, a bill that will improve the oversight of preschool special education program providers.

It would reduce fraud, abuse and mismanagement by requiring that every provider be audited at least once by the State Comptroller by March 31, 2018 and that Executive Directors of providers be fully engaged and qualified for their positions.

The Most Important Economic and Fiscal Decisions Facing the Next Mayor

Dec 06, 2013

This book is a series of "options papers" presented at a conference on the most important economic and fiscal decisions facing the next Mayor of New York, Bill de Blasio. The challenges covered in this book include tax revenues, capital and debt, economic development, and expenses. Below you will find links to the book, the media alert, and video of panels discussing the book's findings.

Report: The Most Important Economic and Fiscal Decisions Facing the Next Mayor
Media Alert

Panels: The Most Important Economic and Fiscal Decisions Facing the Next Mayor

Dec 06, 2013

Fiscal Outlook Presentation and Comptroller-Elect Scott Stringer

 

Tax Revenue Panel

 

Capital Panel

 

Economic Development Panel

Expenses Panel

Letter to the New York State Tax Relief Commission Offering Observations and Recommendations

Nov 26, 2013

In a letter to members of the New York State Tax Relief Commission, the CBC submits observations and recommendations in advance of the Commission report in December.

Good Ideas in Tax Commission Report

Nov 15, 2013
The report from the State Tax Reform and Fairness Commission released yesterday contains many smart proposals and deserves serious study by the Governor and the Legislature. Two ideas in particular are especially worthwhile – reducing exemptions from the sales tax and reforming business tax incentives.

Budgeting and Performance: Improving Reporting and Links to the Budget

Nov 05, 2013

Presentation on linking budgeting and performance given by CBC’s Director of City Studies Maria Doulis at “The Measured City” Conference on October 30, 2013.

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