Don't Let the Pandemic Shortchange Our State Budget Process

Posted to Applied Web NY on Wed, 04/01/2020 - 07:19

"The Fiscal Policy Institute (FPI) released a set of recommendations to safeguard New York’s budget process and ensure a just budget for all. Predictions of a budget shortfall preceded the unforeseen economic impact of the pandemic and FPI urged leadership to think beyond the continued use of the same austerity budget measures put in place year after year. Now, faced with the urgent needs of our community members, FPI urges Governor Cuomo and state leadership to act for all New Yorkers."