January 19, 2010

State Relations Update - January 19, 2010

2010-11 Executive Budget - 

The Governor unveiled his 2010-11 budget proposal today which includes the Public Higher Education Empowerment and Innovation Act.

Higher Education Summary
SUNY Summary
SUNY-CUNY-TAP Summary
A.9707 - Pubic Higher Education Empowerment & Innovation Act Provisions
A.9707 Support Memo

Legislative Reponses to the Executive Budget

Speaker Silver: "There are significant tax increases including a tax on middle-class parents and higher education....We're very concerned about the cost of higher ed."
Senator Sampson

Other Budget Comments & Observations

CUNY Chancellor Goldstein
Robert Ward, Rockefeller Institute
Business Council

Fiscal Committee Hearing -

The joint Assembly Ways and Means and Senate Finance Committee hearing on Higher Education will be Wednesday, January 27 at 9:30 am in Hearing Room B of the LOB. 

Jim Campbell
Director of Legislative Relations
Office of University Relations
State University of New York
518-443-5148 (office)

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