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The package of job creation and stimulus measures proposed by President Barack Obama last week is welcome medicine for an ailing economy. If adopted, the president's plan will
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In weatherization classes, trainees learn building science theory as well as hard skills, such as how to seal building cracks and apply insulation.
Back in 2009,
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This mother in the Philippines received money â€“ known as a conditional cash transfer â€“ to keep her children in school and healthy. Mayor Michael Bloomberg
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City Council Speaker Christine Quinn and Mayor Michael Bloomberg announced Friday night that they had reached a deal on the 2012
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Demonstrators marched from City Hall to Wall Street last month to protest Mayor Michael Bloomberg's proposed budget cuts.
The recent spate of indicators showing weakening in the economy
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In 2009, Gov. David Paterson signed legislation adding a fifth tier to the state's pension system, requiring new employees to make contributions to the system
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Under current rules, police can retire after 20 or 25 years of service and begin collecting a pension -- even at the age of 50 or younger.
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City Comptroller John Liu strode into the spacious fifth floor conference room in the municipal building last week to hold his first impromptu press conference as the
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The number of poor families in New York has hardly declined at all since 2006, despite Mayor Michael Bloomberg's antipoverty program.
Five years after Mayor Michael Bloomberg
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Mayor Michael Bloomberg presented his executive budget on Friday.
This time the billionaire mayor means business.
For the 10th time, Mayor Michael Bloomberg stood in the Blue Room