State leaders pass $140 billion fiscal plan

BUFFALO, N.Y. (WIVB) – It came down to the wire, but New York legislators have agreed to a new budget. The New York State Senate passed the $140 billion fiscal plan around 10:30 p.m. and the Assembly followed suit about 45 minutes later.

The budget expands pre-kindergarten statewide and is said to provide tax relief to homeowners and corporations. This marks the fourth consecutive on-time budget by lawmakers. provides commenting to allow for constructive discussion on the stories we cover. In order to comment here, you acknowledge you have read and agreed to our Terms of Service. Commenters who violate these terms, including use of vulgar language or racial slurs, will be banned. Please be respectful of the opinions of others. If you see an inappropriate comment, please flag it for our moderators to review. Note: Comments containing links are not allowed.

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