spending plan http://wrvo.org en Assembly, Senate budget plans due http://wrvo.org/post/assembly-senate-budget-plans-due <p>Budget negotiations are expected to get serious at the state Capitol this week, with the spending plan due at the end of the month.<br /><br />The Senate and Assembly are due to put out their one house budget resolutions Wednesday, the first step toward reaching a final deal with Gov. Andrew Cuomo.<br /><br />There are a number of unresolved issues, including how to pay for and structure a plan to provide universal pre-kindergarten to New York’s four-year-olds, and a multi-step plan proposed by Cuomo to freeze property taxes has faced skepticism.&nbsp; &nbsp;<br /> Mon, 10 Mar 2014 11:27:49 +0000 Karen DeWitt 52433 at http://wrvo.org Is Cuomo's budget surplus for real? http://wrvo.org/post/cuomos-budget-surplus-real <p></p> Mon, 03 Feb 2014 12:11:31 +0000 Karen DeWitt 50794 at http://wrvo.org More sales tax revenue could mean more investment in Syracuse http://wrvo.org/post/more-sales-tax-revenue-could-mean-more-investment-syracuse <p>More &nbsp;projected sales tax revenue for the City of Syracuse could mean some new programs, including seed money for a new downtown senior center.&nbsp; Lawmakers say they want &nbsp;the extra spending to be an investment in the city.</p><p> Mon, 07 May 2012 14:00:54 +0000 Ellen Abbott 18818 at http://wrvo.org