Governor Kathy Hochul is scheduled to present her 2023–24 Executive budget proposal at noon on Wednesday, February 1, 2023, with the budget bills expected to be released thereafter.
On Wednesday of last week, the New York State Senate and Assembly announced their leadership and the chairs of their committees for the 2023 legislative session.
The minimum wage for employees on Long Island (Suffolk and Nassau counties), in New York City and in Westchester County is currently set at $15.00/hour.
On November 17, Director of the Budget Robert Mujica announced that he will be leaving his position as Director of the Division of the Budget to assume the role of Executive Director of Puerto Rico’s Financial Oversight and Management Board.
Democratic candidates swept New York’s statewide offices, while “down ballot” races were more mixed, with several races too close to call.
Last month, the New York State Division of the Budget released an updated economic forecast, which revises the State’s financial outlook over the next several years.
On August 23, New York State held its primary elections for the U.S. House of Representatives and the State Senate.
On Friday evening, the New York State Legislature concluded a two-day extraordinary legislative session called by Governor Hochul in response to two recent Supreme Court decisions.
The New York State Assembly adjourned in the morning hours of Saturday, June 4, following the State Senate, which concluded early on Friday, June 3, thereby drawing to a close the 2022 legislative session.
On March 12 and 13, respectively, the New York Assembly and Senate released their one-house budget bills in response to Governor Kathy Hochul’s proposed $216 billion budget issued on January 18.