Lt. Governor Talks NYS Budget in Broome
New York Lieutenant Governor Kathy Hochul is in Broome County April 17 to present her boss’ budget plan to the Southern Tier.
Over the past several years, Governor Andrew Cuomo and members of his administration have traveled across the state to highlight portions of the budget of interest to specific regions.
The $175.5 billion spending plan was approved by the state legislature April 1 and includes making the 2% property tax increase cap permanent, eliminating cash bail for some suspects awaiting trial, a ban on plastic shopping bags and some adjustments to state reimbursements to county and local governments.
The local presentation of the 2020 New York State Budget will be at 1:30 p.m. at the Taste NY Agriculture Development Center at Cornell Cooperative Extension at 840 Upper Front Street in the Town of Dickinson. Doors open at 1:15 p.m.