Livestream: 2014 state budget announcement
Gov. Andrew Cuomo will be announcing his 2014-2015 Executive Budget at 2 p.m. today. Watch the livestream here.
Cuomo is expected to push for $2 billion in tax cuts, a $2 billion education bond act and funding for pre-kindergarten statewide during his budget address. Education advocates are urging Cuomo to increase school aid by up to $1.9 billion to support more faculty and programs. New York spends a total of $20 billion a year on education.
Follow Gazette reporter Haley Viccaro on Twitter at @HRViccaro for live updates from the event.