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State Legislature passes late, historic budget

The New York Senate and Assembly passeda $121.7 billion budget for the 2008-09 fiscal year Wednesday. The budget, which was due April 1, increases spending 4.9 percent and includes $1.1 billion in capital

News 12 Staff

Apr 9, 2008, 9:57 PM

Updated 5,915 days ago

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The New York Senate and Assembly passeda $121.7 billion budget for the 2008-09 fiscal year Wednesday.
The budget, which was due April 1, increases spending 4.9 percent and includes $1.1 billion in capital projects statewide.
The budget deal also includes $170 million in pork-barrel spending for lawmakers to direct to organizations and programs back in their home districts this election year.It also includes a historic $1.75 billion increase in school aid.


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