New York state budget sparks debate over effect on Yonkers

State budget sparks debate in Yonkers

The state budget allows Yonkers Mayor Spano some control over the school board.

The $137.9 billion New York state budget allows Yonkers to be one of the biggest beneficiaries, but its one-time bailout of $28 million leaves a budget gap that has many people upset with Albany.

Yonkers City Council President Liam McLaughlin says the state budget signed by Gov. Andrew Cuomo has too many strings attached to it. He says the schools are trying to dig their way out of a multimillion-dollar...

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