New York’s Budget Held Back by Mental Health Policy, Spending and Law | app

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ALBANY, NY (AP) — New York lawmakers are meeting Thursday to discuss last-minute disagreements over policy and spending that have delayed passage of the state budget nearly a week after the deadline for the April 1, including the potential extension of a law for people with mental illnesses.

The remaining issues that have stymied passage of the budget range from details of an environmental clean-up program to continued debate on criminal justice reforms, such as a possible rollback of the parole act. New York surety. The Assembly and the Senate have planned to hold conferences starting Thursday around 10 a.m.

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