Calibrated to the $177 billion in all funds spending under the enacted New York State budget for the 2021 fiscal year, the Empire Center’s “Spend-O-Meter” spins at the following rates:
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$5,628.05 per second
$337,683.15 per minute
$20,260,989.01 per hour
$486,263,736.26 per day
$3,403,846,153.85 per week
$14,750,000,000 per month
New York’s All Funds budget, which includes revenues from both state and federal sources, has more than doubled since fiscal year 1988, when the state spent $85.7 billion (in 2018 dollars).
The Spend-O-Meter calculates the amount based on the “clock time” of the viewer’s computer. Viewers with incorrect time setting or malfunctioning computer clocks may see inaccurate numbers.
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