Cuomo's proposed budget would make major cuts to local aid
After Gov. Andrew Cuomo (D-N.Y.) announced his proposed budget to try and close a $10 billion budget gap, local officials across Westchester are crunching the numbers to see how it will affect them.
Most officials showed great concern, saying that their locality would be heavily affected by the cuts.
Yonkers could expect to lose $22 million in state aid, including $2 million in education cuts. The Yonkers School District has already made major cuts just to stay afloat for this fiscal year.
Officials in other towns say that the budget cuts, combined with the new property tax cap, will almost guarantee major budget cuts and layoffs.
The budget is officially due April 1, but the date is rarely met.
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