State Budget

Rec and restroom facility projects among fresh DASNY pork

A total of $87 million were steered to 174 new grants for local projects over the past ten months by the Dormitory Authority of the State of New York (DASNY), according to data the Empire Center recently received under a FOIL request. The

City & Region

State dormitory authority dished out $152 million in pork last year

New York’s governor and state lawmakers dished out $152 million for local projects favored by state lawmakers through the state Dormitory Authority during the state’s 2020 fiscal year, according to data posted today on, the Empire Center’s government transparency website. The