Millionaire's tax http://wrvo.org en Despite early expectations, budget includes tax increase extensions http://wrvo.org/post/despite-early-expectations-budget-includes-tax-increase-extensions <p>The new state budget that lawmakers are enacting this week contains a tax package that includes both tax breaks and tax increases. The spending plan comes just two months after Gov. Andrew Cuomo&nbsp; said there would not be any new taxes in the budget. Wed, 27 Mar 2013 08:08:00 +0000 Karen DeWitt 35329 at http://wrvo.org Despite agreement, budget talks go on http://wrvo.org/post/despite-agreement-budget-talks-go <p>Even though state lawmakers announced a budget agreement Wednesday, they spent the day Thursday trying to pin down details and print the bills in time to be through over the weekend. Fri, 22 Mar 2013 12:52:19 +0000 Karen DeWitt 35137 at http://wrvo.org Budget accord reached; lawmakers still filling in details http://wrvo.org/post/budget-accord-reached-lawmakers-still-filling-details <p>Gov. Andrew Cuomo and legislative leaders agreed to a framework for a new state budget Wednesday evening, but say they are still working out many of the details. Thu, 21 Mar 2013 13:04:03 +0000 Karen DeWitt 35063 at http://wrvo.org Lawmakers say weekend budget session increasingly likely http://wrvo.org/post/lawmakers-say-weekend-budget-session-increasingly-likely <p>The New York state budget is crawling to a conclusion, as legislative leaders and Gov. Andrew Cuomo continue closed door meetings to try to strike a final deal. Wed, 20 Mar 2013 11:35:33 +0000 Karen DeWitt 35009 at http://wrvo.org State budget talks to go another day http://wrvo.org/post/state-budget-talks-go-another-day <p>New York state lawmakers are close to agreeing on a new spending plan that would include a deal to raise taxes on the wealthy and raise the minimum wage.&nbsp; They failed to seal a pact Monday night, but say they will be back Tuesday morning to try again. Tue, 19 Mar 2013 13:12:47 +0000 Karen DeWitt 34950 at http://wrvo.org Governor Cuomo's Change on Tax Policy http://wrvo.org/post/governor-cuomos-change-tax-policy <p>Governor Cuomo, in his first day on the job back on January 1<sup>st</sup> of this year, laid out his position on raising taxes pretty clearly.</p><p>&ldquo;I say no new taxes, period,&rdquo; Cuomo said on January 1.</p><p>&nbsp;</p> Mon, 12 Dec 2011 20:53:37 +0000 Karen DeWitt 10952 at http://wrvo.org Governor's office delays mid-year budget report http://wrvo.org/post/governors-office-delays-mid-year-budget-report <p>Governor Cuomo&rsquo;s budget office has delayed releasing its mid-year budget report and future financial forecast, citing uncertainties over the European debt crisis and delays in collection of some&nbsp;business taxes, due to two hurricanes that hit the state in late summer.</p><p> Mon, 07 Nov 2011 15:16:32 +0000 Karen DeWitt 9017 at http://wrvo.org State Assembly Speaker says Millionaire's tax still possible http://wrvo.org/post/state-assembly-speaker-says-millionaires-tax-still-possible <p>Assembly Speaker Sheldon Silver, a supporter of extending the tax on millionaires, says he believes his side can &ldquo;ultimately&rdquo; prevail.</p><p> Wed, 02 Nov 2011 11:52:33 +0000 Karen DeWitt 8763 at http://wrvo.org