Each year NYSAC provides verbal and written testimony to the legislature’s Joint Committee on the Budget. The testimony is usually presented by the NYSAC President and Executive Director and allows counties to present their case to the Legislature on the Governor’s proposed budget.
On February 1st, Governor Kathy Hochul unveiled her SFY 2024 Executive Budget proposal, officially marking the beginning of budget season in Albany. The spending plan contains several significant investments and legislative actions that will help protect our environment and keep New Yorkers safe and healthy.
Every year NYSAC develops a comprehensive federal legislative program.In 2023, NYSAC has focused our efforts on preserving federal eFMAP savings, and restoring the ability to deduct state and local taxes on federal income taxes owed.