April 1 state budget deadline quickly approaches

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The New York state budget is due at the end of the week.

Gov. Kathy Hochul has said public safety is her administration’s top priority.

The budget includes $337 million towards programs designed to prevent and reduce gun violence.

That includes more than $84 million for youth employment programs.

NewsChannel 13 will continue to bring you updates on the budget on WNYT.com and our later newscasts.