Late budget agreement could delay pay for state workers

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New York will boost spending by billions over the next year in a bid to revitalize the state’s hard-hit economy under a late spending plan that failed to pass in time to prevent more delayed paychecks for state workers.

Posted: Apr 7, 2021 10:04 AM

ALBANY, N.Y. (AP) - New York will boost spending by billions over the next year in a bid to revitalize the state’s hard-hit economy under a late spending plan that failed to pass in time to prevent more delayed paychecks for state workers.

The state comptroller’s office warned lawmakers had to pass the budget by midnight Tuesday to get paychecks to state workers on time.

The delayed budget process means thousands of state workers may have to wait at least a day longer than usual to receive their paychecks. At least 39,000 state employees are expecting a paycheck Thursday.

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