• In 2011, New York was the 8th largest energy consumer among the 50 states, but, due to part to its widely used mass transportation systems, it had the second lowest energy consumption per capita.
  • New York’s Renewable Portfolio Standard requires that 30% of electricity comes from renewable energy resources by 2015. In 2013 23% of the state’s electricity generation came from renewable energy resources.
  • In 2013, New York had the 4th highest average electricity price in the US
  • In 2014, total Medicaid spending is estimated to grow by 13% with state funds increasing by 5.9% and Federal Funds increasing b6 18.3%
  • Executive budgets for 2015 assume an increase of Medicaid spending of 7.6% with state funds increasing by 5.8% and federal funds increasing by 10.2%
  • Medicaid enrollment is estimated to increase by 6.9% in fiscal 2014.