New York State 2015 - 2016 Budget Email Campaign
The New York State Legislature passed the budget bills by April 1, 2015. The University received an additional $17.1 million in state operating aid for the senior colleges and $9.2 million for the community colleges. Highlights include $12 million for college performance improvement plans, an additional $4.1 million for opportunity programs, an $8.3 million increase in community college base aid, an additional $800,000 for ASAP and increase of child care funds in the amount of $400,000. Please see the analysis below for more specifics of the enacted 2015-2016 New York State Budget.
We would like to thank all of you for your support and the time taken to send letters to individual New York State Legislators.
Please check back soon, we will be starting our city council campaign next.
Fiscal Analysis of the 2015-2016 enacted Executive Budget prepared by Vice-Chancellor for Budget and Finance, Matthew Sapienza
Chancellor James B. Milliken Statement on the 2015-2016 Executive Budget
CUNY’s 2015-2016 State Operating Budget Priorities The Gold Sheet
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