News NY Budget Deal: Sports Betting, Schools, Child Care and Rent Relief Highlight Agreement

by Andrew Martinez

“What we’re trying to do is to make sure that our children are getting the best education that they can in our schools,” Andrew Cuomo said. “And so we’re going to be putting the money into our schools.”

The governor said that he and the legislators came to an agreement on a budget for the 2022 fiscal year, with major focus and funds going toward the state’s public school system.

“We’ve been talking about it for some time now, and I think this is a great step forward in making sure that we have a great education system for all of our children,” Andrew Cuomo said. “I think this is one of those steps forward.”

In addition, the governor said he was proud of his colleagues on both sides of the aisle on how they worked together to come up with a solution to help fund improvements in the state’s public school system.

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