On March 30, 2018, the New York State Legislature and Governor reached an agreement on the 2018-2019 State Budget. Faced with a significant deficit, the Executive Budget had proposed sharp cuts in services, with those cuts disproportionately targeting programs that serve and support low-income families and children. The Legislative one-house budgets included proposals mitigating some of the harshest cuts. Schuyler Center spent the last three months fighting hard to secure investments in programs that strengthen families, protect children, expand educational opportunities, and improve health outcomes, with mixed success. Read our budget analysis here.