2019 New York State Budget

Congress, in the relief package approved late Monday, did not include a financial bail out for states hit hard by the pandemic, leaving New York with a multi-billion dollar budget deficit going into the New Year.  The leader of the state Assembly says now is the time to push ahead with new taxes on the wealthiest, to start making up for the loss.

Thomas O'Neil-White

Anti-Semitic hate crimes are on the rise. According to the FBI, in 2017, 58% of all religious-based hate crimes were against people of the Jewish faith.

Special Olympics New York

Special Olympics New York will see $50,000 less in funds from New York State’s budget this fiscal year.