NYS Black, Puerto Rican, Hispanic, & Asian Legislative Caucus Seeks Community Input For Their Annual People’s Budget

The members of the Black, Puerto Rican, Hispanic, and Asian Legislative Caucus, led by Assemblywoman Michaelle Solages (D-Elmont).

Have begun soliciting public input from constituents, New York-based organizations, and advocacy groups for the 2023 People’s Budget.

The final document will outline the spending priorities of the Caucus for the upcoming legislative session.

To further incentivize public participation, the Caucus is requesting that organizations submit their spending priorities along with photos and personal testimonies about how these policies impacts them. 

“The post-session period is an optimal time for the Caucus to galvanize our communities around our shared policy goals for the upcoming year,” stated Michaelle C. Solages, Chair of the Black, Puerto Rican, Hispanic, and Asian Legislative Caucus. “That is why we are glad to announce an earlier process for New Yorkers to provide community input for the People’s Budget. We remain committed to creating an inclusive and collaborative document that centers the needs of working-class people.”

For those seeking to share input on the 2023 People’s Budget please fill out the following google form: Submit Input Here.  

Responses should be submitted no later than Thursday, September 1st, 2022. For questions regarding the People’s Budget, please email bphacaucus@nyassembly.gov.  

The New York State Black, Puerto Rican, Hispanic, and Asian Legislative Caucus is a sixty-seven-member body of state legislators representing a quarter of residents across the State of New York from Long Island, the metro New York City area, and Upstate.

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