Photo: Mike Groll/Office of Governor Kathy Hochul $1 Billion Plan Will Fix New York State’s Continuum of Mental Health Care Governor Follows Through on Pledge Not To Raise Income Taxes for FY 2024 Budget New York Housing Compact Will Build 800,000 New Homes, Address Statewide Housing Shortage $337 Million InvestmentContinue Reading

Image by Pete Linforth from Pixabay All New Yorkers Who Earned $80,000 or Less Encouraged to File for Free Tax Prep Expansion of NYC Free Tax Prep to Self-Employed New Yorkers and Small Businesses Fulfills Key Proposal of Mayor’s “Blueprint for Economic Recovery” New York City Mayor Eric Adams andContinue Reading

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Photo by Tim Douglas on Largest-Ever Public-Private Fund for Small Businesses Throughout Five Boroughs Breaks Down Historic Barriers to Financing Partnership with Goldman Sachs, Mastercard, Community Reinvestment Fund, CDFIs Delivers on Key Pillar of Mayor Adams’ “Blueprint for Economic Recovery” New York City Mayor Eric Adams and New YorkContinue Reading

Proposes Indexing New York’s Minimum Wage to Inflation, Benefiting Hundreds of Thousands of New Yorkers – Especially Women and People of Color To Help Workers and Employers Meet the Needs of the 21st Century Economy, Governor Releases Plans to Strengthen and Streamline the State’s Workforce Development Infrastructure and Civil ServiceContinue Reading

Office Adaptive Reuse Task Force Builds on Adams Administration’s Efforts to Revitalize Central Business Districts and Expand Housing Supply With 11 Concrete Recommendations  With Recommendations in Place Alongside Current Rules, Office Conversions Could Create Homes for as Many as 40,000 New Yorkers Over Next Decade New York City Mayor EricContinue Reading

Program Prepares the Next Generation of Policy Makers to Lead New York State Applications Opened on January 1, 2023 and Will be Accepted through April 3, 2023 Governor Kathy Hochul today announced that the application period for the 2023 class of Empire State Fellows is now open. The prestigious programContinue Reading