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Analysis of the Mayor's Budget for Fiscal Year 2021

Tumbling Tax Revenues, Shrinking Reserves, Growing Budget Gaps: New York City Faces Substantial Fiscal Challenges in the Weeks and Months Ahead
May 18, 2020

Executive Budget: Testimony to the New York City Council
May 6, 2020

Covid-19's Toll on the Local Economy: A Preliminary Estimate of Job Losses & Tax Revenue Declines
April 15, 2020

May 6, 2020

Issue Briefs

Workforce Savings: The Mayor’s Budget Plan Includes Trimming the Number of City Workers
June 29, 2020

Budget Changes for Vision Zero:
A Pandemic-Related Blip or a Backpedal?

June 23, 2020

Housing New York: Capital Budget Suggests Delays in Affordable Housing Financing
June 22, 2020

Rocky Road for Nonprofit Human Services Organizations: City Increases Support for Administrative Costs, But Providers Face Other Challenges
June 18, 2020

More Closings, Fewer Staff: Mayor’s Executive Budget Proposes Substantial Spending Reductions for the City’s Jails
June 17, 2020

Mounting Troubles: Coronavirus Burdens the New York City Housing Authority’s Already-Strained Finances
June 16, 2020

A Summer of Discontent? Mayor Budgets for Summer Closures and Program Cancelation
June 15, 2020

Mayor’s Budget Includes Nearly $475 Million in Public School Savings: Cuts Fall Most Heavily on General Education Classrooms
June 9, 2020

Last November Voters Approved an Increase in Civilian Complaint Review Board Staffing. Does the Mayor’s Budget Plan Provide the Funds?
June 5, 2020

School Aid Shortfall: State Aid for New York City Schools Falls, and Could Fall Further
June 4, 2020

Safety Net: Background on the City’s Budget Reserves and How the Mayor Plans to Use Them
May 5, 2020

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