Hochul Wants to Save for a Rainy Day. Lawmakers Say It’s Already Pouring.
Budget negotiations center on one crucial question: should New York save or spend?
This article has been updated to include a statement by the budget department sent after initial publication.
Hochul’s budget would level off funding for addiction treatment — and use opioid settlement funds to fill the gaps.
The county is ready to restart real estate subsidies after a two-year pause. Residents fear it won’t fix their housing crisis.
Her administration says the fund won’t be harmed. Legal experts question whether she can take it at all.
The Bipartisan Infrastructure Law directed billions toward public transit in New York, but the state is choosing to spend billions more on highways.