CBC Calls On NY Senate To Defeat Pending Resolution S.1

Apr 20, 2005

CBC calls on the New York State Senate to defeat a pending resolution, S. 1, which would amend the budget process set out in the New York State Constitution. This bill would only make the State’s notoriously dysfunctional budget process worse.

CBC Recommendations for New York State 2005-2006 Budget

Mar 21, 2005

CBC makes the following recommendations for the fiscal year 2005-06 State budget: 1) Significantly reduce spending on Medicaid and on ineffective programs; 2) Make meaningful progress in a long-run realignment of state and local fiscal responsibilities for Medicaid and school financing; 3) Balance the budget with recurring revenues; and 4) Enact the budget on time and in full sunlight.

CBC Calls On NY State To Adopt Four Budget Recommendations

Mar 21, 2005

CBC makes the following recommendations for the fiscal year 2005-06 State budget: 1) Significantly reduce spending on Medicaid and on ineffective programs; 2) Make meaningful progress in a long-run realignment of state and local fiscal responsibilities for Medicaid and school financing; 3) Balance the budget with recurring revenues; and 4) Enact the budget on time and in full sunlight.

Letter to NY State on Adopting Four Budget Recommendations

Mar 21, 2005

CBC makes the following recommendations for the fiscal year 2005-06 State budget: 1) Significantly reduce spending on Medicaid and on ineffective programs; 2) Make meaningful progress in a long-run realignment of state and local fiscal responsibilities for Medicaid and school financing; 3) Balance the budget with recurring revenues; and 4) Enact the budget on time and in full sunlight.

CBC Calls On State Legislature To Revamp Constitutional Amendment On Budget Reform

Feb 16, 2005

CBC calls on the New York State Legislature to revamp its proposed constitutional amendment on budget reform. The current version of the amendment is not the one that should be taken to a public vote.

Five-Year Pocket Summary, 57th Edition, January 2005

Jan 01, 2005

Collection of financial data relating to New York City and New York State government in FY 2001-2005.

Can New York Get An 'A' In School Finance Reform?

Jan 01, 2005

The State of New York faces a major challenge stemming from a 2003 ruling by the Court of Appeals, the State’s highest court, which found that the more than one million children in New York City’s public schools were not provided with the sound basic education guaranteed to them by the State Constitution. CBC addressed two fundamental questions: Where should the money come from?

CBC Research Director Charles Brecher to City Council Commission On Implementation of CFE Hearing On Facilities

Dec 15, 2004

In testimony to the New York City Council Commission on the Implementation of CFE, CBC Director of Research Charles Brecher discusses two alternative proposals for providing adequate classroom space. The two options are redistricting schools and operating schools on year-round schedules.

CBC Deputy Research Director Marcia Van Wagner to City Council Committee on Technology in Government

Dec 09, 2004

In testimony to the City Council Committee on Technology in Government, CBC Deputy Research Director Marcia Van Wagner expresses support for the proposal to require the Department of Information Technology and Telecommunications to develop a planning system for technology and telecommunications.

CBC Director of State Studies Jo Brill before Senate Democratic Task Force on Legislative and Budgetary Reform

Dec 08, 2004

In a statement before the State Senate Democratic Task Force on Legislative and Budgetary Reform, CBC Director of State Studies Jo Brill recommends the following: 1) The Legislature should act on the Brennan Center Proposals at the commencement of the 2005-06 session; 2) The Legislature should renew its attention to fiscal reforms; 3) The Governor and the Legislature should work together on com

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