Miller Disappointed with State Budget

A Statement From Assemblyman Brian Miller (R,C-New Hartford)

“There is a concerning mismatch in this budget between the final product and the realities regular New Yorkers must deal with. It is sad to see a budget that appears to put the interests of criminals ahead of the welfare of working-class families who struggle with the affordability of our state. Urgent action is needed to address these problems and guarantee the long-term retention of our residents, as outmigration remains a problem. Some benefits did come in this budget, such as restoration of the Consolidated Local Street and Highway Improvement Program (CHIPS) funding and school aid, as well as an increased cost of living adjustment for our Direct Service Providers. Overall the state's budget has numerous shortcomings that did not provide for the needs of Upstate New York. We deserve a budget that actually represents the goals and needs of New Yorkers,” said Miller.