FOCUS ON THE EXECUTIVE BUDGET: Before the Mayor’s recent announcement that that the city may need to lay off or furlough as many as 22,000 municipal workers, the Executive Budget included the elimination of some vacant positions and a partial hiring freeze.
Every two years, DCWP estimates the unbanked in NYC. The research brief illustrates the updated number of unbanked households in NYC (an estimated 301,700 NYC households), details demographic information about the unbanked population, and highlights systemic barriers to banking access.
Before the recent announcement of ThriveNYC, the de Blasio Administration’s initiatives to improve access to mental health programs for youth, adults, and seniors, the Mayor had previously launched measures to boost behavioral health programs for the city’s inmate population.
The New York City Department of Environmental Protection (DEP) has presented its Fiscal Year 2019 Preliminary Budget, outlining the department's priorities including capital funding for water supply contracts, the Delaware Aqueduct repair, and wastewater improvements.