February 7, 2019
New York, NY — We appreciate the City administration’s desire to be prudent in the face of fiscal uncertainty that results from proposed state cost shifts, threats of another federal shutdown, or general concerns about a softening of the overall economy. However, no one feels uncertainty more than low-income children and families across New York City. As Preliminary Budget hearings commence and the city administration works toward the release of the CFY’20 Executive Budget, due in late April, we urge the administration to take immediate action to:
To be the fairest big city in the nation, we must both protect and prioritize these services and supports to ensure every child in every family is health, housed, educated and safe.