State Budget Increases Aid for Twin Cities
April 4, 2008
The cities of North Tonawanda and Tonawanda will see an increase in state aid in the new state budget now being adopted in Albany, Assemblyman Robin announced today. I am pleased to report that in state budget bills we passed today not only did we reject a two percent cut in state aid to local governments that had been proposed by the governor, but we added a significant aid increase, said Schimminger. As a result, North Tonawanda is slated to receive $4,637,283, an 11.3 percent increase, and Tonawanda will receive $2,784,506, an increase of 8.8 percent. Schimminger noted that last year the two cities received $4,168,096 and $2,560,309, respectively, in state aid.