ALBANY -- Gov. Andrew Cuomo proposed a $136 billion budget plan Tuesday that increases education aid by 4.4 percent, limits state spending growth to 1.9 percent and closes a $1.3 billion budget gap without raising taxes and fees.
The 2013-24 budget proposal offers new initiatives to boost the sagging upstate economy and seeks to alleviate the growing cost of public pensions by creating a new program for local governments
E.J. McMahon, senior fellow for the Empire Center for New York State Policy ,provided analysis of the 2013-14 budget proposal. You can watch it below.