Governor Hochul Announces Historic Investments of FY 2025 New York State Budget

Balanced $237 Billion Budget Does Not Raise Income Taxes or Statewide Business Tax Governor Brokered Landmark Housing Deal to Increase Housing Supply and Protect Tenants Cracks Down on Organized Retail Theft and Helps Business Owners Increase Security Expands Offenses Eligible for Prosecution as Hate Crimes; $35 Million to Protect Houses of Worship Invests $35.5 Billion […]

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Plugged In @ Hinman Straub – March 2024

What’s Inside One-House Budgets Released  As part of the formal budget process, the Senate and Assembly recently released their respective one-house budget bills for the State Fiscal Year (“SFY”) 2025. These one-house budget bills are composed of each house’s budget priorities and positions with respect to the Governor’s SFY 2025 Executive Budget proposal. With the […]

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Plugged in to energy & telecom

Coverage of Energy and Telecommunication News & Policy Across New York State PSC Meeting Review The Public Service Commission held session last week, voting on agenda items which were presented to and discussed by the commission as well as approving a lengthy consent agenda. Among the highlights include the following actions: PSC Adopts $200 Million […]

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Hinman Straub: Plugged In To Education

Coverage of updates in lower education, higher education & human services. What’s Inside Governor Delivers State of the State Address On Tuesday, Governor Kathy Hochul delivered the 2024 State of the State Address and released her “Our New York, Our Future” agenda. Initiatives announced include, but are not limited to: Mental Health Housing

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Governor’s State of the State Review

Governor Kathy Hochul delivered her 2024 State of the State Address from the Assembly Chamber in the State Capitol on Tuesday. In addition to the speech, the Governor released a briefing book that included numerous policy proposals for 2024. Highlights of the major proposals included in the Governor’s briefing book include the following: The Affordable […]

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