New York is Starting to Reopen- Local Leaders Fear What Comes Next (State Budget)
By Anna Gronewold, Shannon Young, Nick Niedzwiadek
ALBANY — New York will unbolt the doors on some of its businesses on Friday. But for communities from Brookhaven to Buffalo, big hits are still coming.
Gov. Andrew Cuomo’s administration is preparing to reveal how it will cull more than $10 billion in spending, and local officials and budget hawks have theories — but no certainty — about how and where the ax will fall. They are living in limbo after Cuomo’s broad warning that schools, hospitals and localities should be prepared to lose 20 percent of their funding.
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