Making Strides on Broadband Affordability
ECONOMIC AND POLICY INSIGHTS
The number of New Yorkers earning less than $20,000 with a broadband subscription rose from 64% to 76% between 2019 and 2021 as a result of two federal programs created to address disparities in access to high-speed internet. More than 1.3 million New York households are receiving affordable broadband subscriptions with federal support. In total, more than 90% of all New York households had access to broadband in 2021, up from 86% in 2019.
COVID-19 Relief Program Tracker
BILLIONS IN NEW FEDERAL DOLLARS FLOWING TO NEW YORK
This tool monitors spending of federal recovery aid and COVID-19 relief programs in the State. The dashboard explains each federal and State program, and how much has been received and spent to date. The data is updated monthly and New Yorkers can use the tool to understand how federal aid is used and to inform future conversations about budget priorities.
Open Book New York
SEARCH STATE AND LOCAL GOVERNMENT FINANCIAL RECORDS
Comptroller DiNapoli wants New Yorkers to know how their tax dollars are spent. Without transparency in government, there cannot be accountability. Open Book New York provides comprehensive financial data on State contracts, payments, spending and more.