Nys Budget Agreement
The language was also updated to include a list of reasons why an employee could request a paid sick day. Lawmakers faced a $6.1 billion deficit when Cuomo proposed a $178 billion budget in January, of which $105.8 billion was for operations. The coronavirus pandemic has caused revenues to fall between $US 9 billion and 15 billion below the $US 88 billion forecast in February, the State Budget Department estimated. The Assembly concluded the vote on the statement of expenditure at 3:38 .m. Friday, which capped an unprecedented week at the state Capitol, during which the budget was approved in nearly empty legislative chambers, with most lawmakers voting remotely due to the coronavirus crisis. .