What's The [Data] Point? Episode 50 -- $89.16 billion [You can download What's The [Data] Point? wherever you get your podcasts, including on iTunes]
This week's data point is $89.16 billion, the size of New York City's adopted budget for the 2019 fiscal year. After adjusting for prepayments in prior years and other reserves and spending, the total value of spending is $92 billion. This episode features a panel of fiscal experts hosted by the Association for a Better New York. Listen as they discuss the risks in the city's budget, the level of needed reserves, and the city's fiscal outlook at large.