Assembly One-House Budget Invests $18.2 Billion in Higher Education, Including Increased Funding for Opportunity Programs

Posted to Applied Web NY on Wed, 03/13/2019 - 16:44

Assembly Speaker Carl Heastie and Higher Education Committee Chair Deborah Glick today announced the Assembly's State Fiscal Year (SFY) 2019-20 Budget promotes college affordability by restoring and increasing funding by $23.8 million for opportunity programs, as well as providing support to the State University of New York (SUNY) and the City University of New York (CUNY) so they can provide students with a world class education. The proposal also earmarks more than $900 million for capital investments at public colleges and universities around the state, and fully funds the Jose Peralta New York State DREAM Act.

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