Budgets

Office of Suffolk County Executive Steve Bellone / Facebook

A task force charged with tracking the financial impact the coronavirus will have on Suffolk County expects a $1.5 billion economic shortfall over the next three years. That is with no additional relief from the federal government.

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Suffolk County Executive Steve Bellone has proposed redirecting funds for drinking water protection and land preservation to fill holes in the budget.

Kevin P. Coughlin / Office of N.Y. Gov. Andrew Cuomo

Governor Andrew Cuomo has about 10 days before he has to make some big decisions about New York State’s estimated $14 billion budget deficit. He is hoping that Congress will pass a bailout measure to avert some of the financial pain, but some Republican senators are resisting.

Kathy Willens / AP

The chief fiscal officer of New York says the state’s projected budget deficit has tripled since January due to lost revenues and the costs of managing the pandemic.

Office of N.Y. Gov. Andrew Cuomo

Governor Andrew Cuomo is urging Congress to include money in its next federal aid package to help state governments who are financially decimated by the COVID-19 virus. Some Republican senators have resisted the proposal. 

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