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2020-21 BUDGET

budget resource page --
constitutional, statutory, rule provisions & caselaw

 

CJA's March 18, 2020 letter to Governor Cuomo --
"Your January 21, 2020 address on the Executive Budget -- Part III:
GOOD NEWS DURING THE CORONAVIRUS EMERGENCY--
You Can Chuck Six of Your Seven 'Article VII Bills' Because They are Unconstitutional. 
Here's why based on analysis of the Court of Appeals' 2004 plurality, concurring,
and dissenting opinions in Pataki v. Assembly/Silver v. Pataki, 4 N.Y3d 75" 
with attached Aug 21, 2013 ltr 

   3/18/20 e-mails  GOOD NEWS DURING CORONAVIRUS EMERGENCY"
& postal mailing/delivery receipt

3/20/20 emails "MORE GOOD NEWS DURING CORONAVIRUS EMERGENCY"

prior letters in the trilogy --

CJA's February 18, 2020 letter to Governor Cuomo --
"Your January 21, 2020 address on the Executive Budget -- Part I:
The 'very simple' budget numbers of your Executive Budget, starting with those
on your 'Partners in Government' Slide"

CJA's March 3, 2020 letter to Governor Cuomo --
"Your January 21, 2020 address on the Executive Budget -- Part II:
The so-called 'independent commission [that] proposed pay raises for New York's elected officials because we performed' --
& your other related slides and claims about public trust in government, transparency, & 'nothing to hide'"


VIDEO: Governor Cuomo's January 21, 2020 Executive Budget address

New York State Constitution

 


click here for:
CJA's Citizen-Taxpayer Actions,
suing Governor Cuomo & his "Partners in Government"

referred-to causes of action challenging the constitutionality
of "three-men-in-a-room", behind-closed-doors, budget deal-making (at p. 2, fn. 3)

1st citizen-taxpayer action -- 16th cause of action

King v. Cuomo, 81 NY2d 247 (1993)

2nd citizen-taxpayer action -- 9th cause of action

 

See below from: Division of the Budget webpage for Governor's Budget Bills

Executive Budget Legislation                         

FY 2021 Appropriations Bills

FY 2021 Article VII Bills


Here's the Governor's "Article VII Bills"
as introduced on Jan. 22, 2020

Public Protection/General Government -- S.7505/A.9505

Education/Labor/Family Assistance -- S.7506/A.9506

Health/Mental Hygiene -- S.7507/A.9507

Transportation/Economic Development/Environmental Conservation  -- S.7508/A.9508

Revenue -- 7509/9509

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click here for:  Assembly webpage for Budget Bills

click here for:  Senate webpage for Budget Bills

 

 

Silver v. Pataki  &  Pataki v. Assembly & Senate
 

New York State Bankers Association v. Wetzler (1993)

 

click here for:  webpage for CJA's August 21, 2013 letter to Governor Cuomo --
“Achieving BOTH a Properly Functioning Legislature & Your Public Trust Act (Program Bill #3)
– the
Sine Qua Non for ‘Government Working’ & ‘Working for the People’"

 

 

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2020 LEGISLATIVE SESSION
 

 

 

 

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