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Key fiscal facts about New York State

Gov. David A. Paterson tomorrow will propose the 2010-11 state budget amid worries about shrinking revenue in the face of increased demand for expensive services. Here are some key numbers:



Size of the 2009-10 budget



Estimated deficit for 2010-11

Less than

2 percent

The amount Paterson proposes to increase state spending over 2009-10 level

April 1

Deadline for the new budget to be in place


Number of state agencies Paterson would collapse into existing agencies

$1 billion

Value of income tax credits that Paterson hopes to give homeowners in 2011-12 to ease property tax burden

Compiled by James T. Madore

SOURCES: Governor's office and budget division

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