The state budget was due April 1 and is now more than two months overdue.
Please contact your state elected representatives now, by signing our petition to the NY Governor and the State Legislature, urging them to restore the entire $1.4 billion that the Governor proposed cutting from the state education budget, by raising taxes on millionaires.
If you like, you can edit the letter to add the following options, suggested by electeds and advocates to raise more funds for education and other social programs:
- taxes on sugary sodas
- windfall taxes on excessive Wall Street bonuses
You can also change the message in any way you like, and/or add more details to make it more personal.
Leonie Haimson, Class Size Matters