March 10, 2016. On Thursday morning, March 10, 2016, the Fiscal Policy Institute will present its annual New York City budget briefing to the Economic Justice and Social Welfare Network at the Federation of Protestant Welfare Agencies (FPWA). The briefing presentation will be from 10:00 a.m. to 11:30 a.m. The briefing is open to the public. To register for this free event, please click here.

The topics to be covered during the briefing include:

  • An overview of the Mayor’s Preliminary FY 2017 Budget proposal.
  • The social and economic context in New York City at the beginning of 2016.
  • The impact on New York City and its budget of the Governor’s proposed FY 2017 Executive Budget.
  • Discuss the outlook for and the prospective impact of an increase in the state minimum wage to $15 an hour.