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New York legislators make base salary of $110,000 per year

State lawmakers inNew York now draw a base salary of $110,000 per year, in addition to travel outlays of 58 cents per mile, according to a recent study by the National Conference of State Legislatures.

New York community college tuitions jumped 27.1% over 15 years

New York two-year college tuition and fees at public institutions went from $4,432 in 2004-05 to $5,634 in 2019-20, the ninth smallest increase among 49 states studied, the College Board said in a new report.

New York governor makes annual salary of $200,000

The governor of New York now draws a yearly salary of $200,000, the second highest salary among the governors of the 50 states, according to recently reported financial data and media reports.

NEA estimates New York K-12 schools spent $74.9 billion in 2018-19

Public schools in New York spent an estimated $74.9 billion during the 2018-19 academic year, a 2.5 percent increase in expenditures over the previous year, according to a National Education Association report.

New York children in foster care numbered 16,385 last year

The number of youths in foster care in New York at the end of fiscal year 2018 stood at 16,385, a 4.8 percent decrease over the previous fiscal year, according to newly released data from the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS).

43 jurisdictions, including New York, require sales tax collections for online purchases

New York is among the jurisdictions where sales tax collections are required for out-of-state purchases in the wake of the South Dakota v. Wayfair Supreme Court decision last year, according to an analysis by the National Conference of State Legislatures (NCSL).

Skyler Johnson Pledges To Support Congressional Term Limits

New York senate candidate Skyler Johnson (district 1), has committed support for term limits on Congress by signing the Term Limits Convention pledge.

New York K-12 schools paid out $23,919 per student in 2017-18, NEA reports

Public schools in New York spent $23,919 per student based on average daily attendance (ADA) figures, the highest expenditure level among the 50 states and the District of Columbia, according to a National Education Association report.

11.9% of New York residents live in poverty, Census Bureau finds

New York residents living below the poverty line in 2017-18 made up 11.9 percent of the state’s population, the 22nd highest rank among the 50 states and the District of Columbia, according to new Census Bureau data.

New York offers 117 incentives for energy efficiencies, renewables

Policies and incentives promoting renewable energy and energy efficiency in New York number 117, the seventh highest rank among the 50 states and the District of Columbia, according to data analyzed in a federally funded database.

New York schools get 59% of their funds from local taxes, NEA reports

Fifty-nine percent of New York public education funding comes from local tax revenues, the second highest level among the 50 states, according to data from the National Education Association.

2nd-quarter state tax collections in New York reach $26.4 billion, Census Bureau reports

State tax revenues in New York amount to $26.4 billion in the second quarter of 2019, the second highest tally among the 50 states and the District of Columbia, according to newly released data from the U.S. Census Bureau.

2017-18 teacher pay in New York averaged $84,227

Teachers’ salaries in New York averaged $84,227 for the 2017-2018 school year, the highest rank among the 50 states and the District of Columbia, according to data analyzed by the National Education Association (NEA).

Chris Jacobs Pledges to Support Term Limits on Congress

U.S. Term Limits (USTL), the leader in the non-partisan national movement to limit terms for elected officials, praises NY State Senator Chris Jacobs, 2020 U.S. House candidate for New York (district 27), for signing the pledge for an amendment to term limit Congress.

Devolder Santos Pledges to Support Term Limits on Congress

U.S. Term Limits (USTL), the leader in the non-partisan national movement to limit terms for elected officials, praises candidate Devolder Santos, 2020 U.S. House candidate for New York (district 3), for signing the pledge for an amendment to term limit Congress.

1st-quarter state tax collections in New York reach $24.9 billion, Census Bureau reports

State tax revenues in New York amount to $24.9 billion in the first quarter of 2019, the second highest tally among the 50 states and Washington, D.C., according to newly released data from the U.S. Census Bureau.

Beth Parlato Pledges to Support Term Limits on Congress

U.S. Term Limits (USTL), the leader in the non-partisan national movement to limit terms for elected officials, praises candidate Beth Parlato, 2020 U.S. House candidate for New York (district 27), for signing the pledge for an amendment to term limit Congress. Parlato is the first signer in this race.

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