New York State School Boards Association

Call To Action: NYSSBA 2016 State Budget Request

Make Your Voices Heard

February 22, 2016

Time is running out to make your voice and that of your district heard before Legislative budget proposals are released. Tell your State representatives that you want to see dramatically increased funding in the Legislative budget proposals. Take Action Now

Send a letter and join your fellow board members at NYSSBA’s Capital Conference and Lobby Day, February 28th and 29th. Hear from Dr. Jere Hochman, Deputy Secretary of Education to Governor Cuomo, who will be sharing his perspective on major policy matters before the Governor and State Legislature. Meet with NYSSBA Governmental Relations staff throughout the conference to view our new state aid analysis tool, get a district specific aid analysis and learn more about our new online advocacy tools.

NYSSBA Capital Conference Registration:


Read more about NYSSBA’s response to the Executive Budget by visiting our Key Issues page:

2017 Federal Executive Budget Request

President Barack Obama has released his fiscal year 2017 budget request to Congress—the eighth and final of his presidency.

This $4.1 trillion proposal includes commitments to Title I and Individuals with Disabilities Education Act (IDEA) grants to states.  The budget request to Congress marks the beginning of the budget and appropriations process each year. Ultimately, the amount of programmatic investments provided reflects the work of the House and Senate Budget and Appropriations Committees, and may not correspond with the allocations proposed in the President’s budget.

For more information, read the NSBA guidance document below.


NYSSBA is here to serve you. Please reach out to the Governmental Relations team with any questions at 518-783-0200 and keep up to date on all the emerging issues in Albany by visiting our Key Issues site below:

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