budget

Office of N.Y. Gov. Andrew Cuomo

New York Governor Andrew Cuomo is warning that the state might not be able to add more money for schools this year because of uncertainties in Washington over federal funding.

Mike Groll / AP

In New York lawmakers are revving up for state budget negotiations. Governor Andrew Cuomo says his chief goal will be to get an extension on what’s known popularly as the millionaire’s tax.

Courtesy of Connecticut Hospital Association

The Connecticut Hospital Association is pushing back against Governor Dannel Malloy’s proposal to end local property tax exemptions for hospitals. The proposal is contained in the governor’s two-year state budget plan that was presented to lawmakers earlier this month.

Jessica Hill / AP

Connecticut Governor Dannel Malloy presented a two-year $40.6 billion budget proposal to lawmakers at the state Capitol in Hartford on Wednesday. The plan calls for $1.5 billion in state employee givebacks and shifts about $400 million in teacher pension costs to cities and towns. It also includes about $200 million in new taxes.

Mike Groll / AP

The leader of the New York State Senate Republicans says he’s not happy with what he says is over $800 million in new taxes and fees tucked away in Governor Cuomo’s new state budget.

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