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Connecticut’s new revenue consensus figures from April show the state on track to end its fiscal year on June 30 with a $250 million budget surplus. That’s higher than had earlier been anticipated. 

N.Y. State Comptroller Thomas DiNapoli
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New York has access to the largest budget in state history — $212 billion. But the state comptroller has cautioned lawmakers to preserve some cash for rainy days.

How New York's 'Historic' State Budget Reboots Child Care

Apr 26, 2021
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A total of $2.3 billion has been set aside for child care services in New York’s state budget for next year. Advocates say the funding is historic for a system stressed during the pandemic.

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Two key legislative committees in Connecticut have approved a $46 billion two-year budget plan proposed by Democratic lawmakers. Democratic Governor Ned Lamont and Republicans have pushed back on the plan.


The New York State budget includes a $3 billion dollar increase in money for schools as part of a plan to fulfill a 15-year-old court order that required the state to spend significantly more on schools to guarantee every child’s constitutional right to an education.