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What’s The [Data] Point? $168.2 Billion, with Dave Friedfel of Citizens Budget Commission


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What's The Data Point? Episode 27 -- $168.2 Billion, with Dave Friedfel [You can download What's The [Data] Point? wherever you get your podcasts, including on iTunes]

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On Tuesday, Governor Andrew Cuomo released his $168.2 billion executive budget for the next fiscal year. Citizens Budget Commission's Director of State Studies, Dave Friedfel, returns to the podcast to discuss how the governor has proposed closing a $4.4 billion budget gap, how major items like school aid and Medicaid are going to be funded and what proposals are being offered to deal with two issues on everyone’s minds: funding the Metropolitan Transportation Authority (MTA) and the drastic reduction of the state and local tax deduction (SALT). 

Listen to the conversation and let us know what you think: Ben Max of GG (@TweetBenMax), Maria Doulis of CBC (@MariaDoulis), and guest Dave Friedfel (@davefriedfel). Listen below or download wherever you get your podcasts!

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by Ben Max, Gotham Gazette
     

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