Limited Growth for Governor’s 2014 Budget

The Albany Times Union reported today that Gov. Andrew Cuomo’s budget director, Robert Megna, is notifying state agencies that next year’s budget will be held to a 2 percent increase. The only additional increases will be made in Medicaid and K-12 education.

Each state agency is responsible for submitting their spending requests for the upcoming budget cycle; Megna advised them to submit “zero growth” requests.

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-Jaime Venditti, 9/26/13