New York’s projected deficit in the current fiscal year and fiscal 2011 grew by $850 million since last month, according to consensus revenue projections released by the Legislature and governor’s office late Monday night.

The larger deficit, caused by declining revenue, brings Division of Budget deficit projections for the next 13 months to $9 billion. The worsening fiscal picture comes as lawmakers try to pass a budget before the April 1 start of the next fiscal year.

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