Cuomo Accepts Increase in Judiciary's Budget

, New York Law Journal

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Governor Andrew Cuomo on Friday signed the $1.81 billion Judiciary budget, leaving completely intact the spending plan proposed by the Office of Court Administration, including funding for 20 new Family Court judges.

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  • Denise Kronstadt

    The NYS Coalition for More Family Court Judges is delighted that the Governor and the Legislature passed the budget as requested by the Judiciary and included in it support for 20 more family court judges. We look forward to working with all to expeditiously pass the necessary legislation to authorize the judges. The coalition can be found here: http://moderncourts.org/advocacy/family-court-reform/

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