First Look: NYS Budget 2014-15, Initial review of Governor Cuomo’s proposed budget and our policy priorities

Governor Cuomo released his Executive Budget on January 21, 2014, and Schuyler Center staff will spend the coming days gaining a deeper understanding of the proposed budget initiatives. In the interim, for your review, is a quick ‘First Look’ at how the Governor’s proposed budget intersects with our policy priorities. These are budget areas that…

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Unlocking the Full Potential of New York’s Community Colleges

Did you miss the January 10th CUF/SCAA forum Unlocking the Full Potential of New York’s Community Colleges, on how New York can harness the full potential of its community colleges and what can be done to ensure that more of those who enroll in the state’s community colleges actually graduate?  Videos and forum materials are…

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State of the State Recap Related to Schuyler Center Priorities

Governor Cuomo delivered his fourth State of the State Address on January 8, 2014. This address coincided with the 50th Anniversary of Lyndon B. Johnson’s War on Poverty. Despite growing income inequality and poverty in New York, the Governor failed to take advantage of this connection to announce a roadmap plan to address poverty. Most…

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Response to Governor Cuomo’s State of State 2014

Public Statement by Kate Breslin, President & CEO, Schuyler Center for Analysis and Advocacy — Governor Cuomo’s State of the State address coincides with the 50th anniversary of President Johnson’s declaration of our nation’s War on Poverty. It is unfortunate that the Governor did not mention this milestone and the challenges ahead of us to…

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A New Year, New Session, and New Website!

We are delighted to share with you our new website! We've got a refreshed look that will continue to provide our friends and partners with resources related to pressing New York State policy issues including health and Medicaid, early childhood development and child welfare, and family economic security.  We'll pay special attention in the coming…
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