2/1/11: Governor's Executive Budget Announced

The Governor's Executive Budget for FY11 mostly slices 10% across the board from agency budgets.  Here's what we know:

NYSCA:  local assistance funding (grants) has been reduced 10%, from $35.2M to $31.6; NYSCA administration has also been reduced 10%, to $4.4M

Zoos, Botanical Gardens and Aquariums:  No reduction at $9M

Environmental Protection Fund:  No reduction at $134M  (some historic preservation funding is here)

Tourism:  $3.6 M for I Love NY; $3.8M for local assistance to the tourism promotion agencies

Office of Parks, Recreation & Historic Preservation:  Overall agency reduction of 6.2%, to $270M

Click here for the Executive Budget