Publication Details

CCC’s New York State Budget Recommendations For State Fiscal Year 2014-2015

Published February 2014

CCC responded to the New York State Fiscal Year 2014-2015 Executive Budget proposals with Budget Recommendations for the Governor and State Legislature.

CCC had six key categories of priorities:

  • Ensure the Family Court does not close its doors to justice;
  • Ensure all children reach their academic potential;
  • Promote economic security for children, youth and families;
  • Raise the age of criminal responsibility;
  • Combat family homelessness;and
  • Meet the needs of vulnerable children including foster children, runaway and homeless youth and sexually exploited youth.

CCC’s recommendations included:

  • Approving the Judiciary budget request and adding 20 new Family Court Judges statewide;
  • Approving the City’s plan to expand full-day pre-k to all 4-year-olds and after-school to all middle school children through a tax on the wealthiest New Yorkers;
  • Restoring funding for child protective and child preventive services.
  • Increasing funding for emergency food programs, runaway and homeless youth services, services for sexually exploited youth, Summer Youth Employment, and child care.

Click on the “Download” button to read all of CCC’s priorities for State Fiscal Year 2014-2015.

For more information about the New York State Budget process, you may also read our one-page guide, New York State Budget 101.

 

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