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Thursday 8 December 2022
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NY Lawmakers Pass $156 Billion Budget, Minimum Wage Increase

By Staff

cuomo - newNew York state lawmakers worked through the night Thursday to pass a new $156 billion state budget by April 1, only to miss their deadline by several hours.

Legislators came to an agreement over issues like paid family leave, and middle class tax cuts, early Friday morning, in addition to the governor’s proposed $15 per hour statewide minimum wage, which has New York City slated to receive the fastest wage increase, by 2018.

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