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This year's budget for New York City is among the most challenging we have seen in recent years, including nearly $2 billion in painful cuts to schools,
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As the state enters its third month without a budget, Gov. David Paterson met with leaders of the legislature yesterday. With no agreement emerging, the governor
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City Councilmember Annabel Palma chairs a hearing on cuts to the Human Resources Administration budget
The city’s annual January to June budget process, mandated by the
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Job numbers are up, unemployment is down. Consumer confidence is up. Gross domestic product has increased for three quarters. It sounds like the recession is behind us and
"It's a real mess," said Lt. Gov. Richard Ravitch, speaking on Tuesday afternoon about the budget situation in Albany. "And that is something you already know," he added, half smiling,
Is everything coming up rosy for the city's finances?
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Given the gloomy budget and economy forecasts of a year or even several months ago, New York City has
Repairs to the Alexander Hamilton Bridge in the Bronx could come to a halt if the state does not resume payments to the contractor doing the work.
You may have noticed
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This is the continuation of "Subsidies in the City." For the first part of the story, go here.
For the most part, the recipients
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The sounds of classic rock wafted from a Manhattan Laminates warehouse where stacks of plywood towered from the floor to the ceiling.
Upstairs three employees sat in a quiet
The City Council says it's time to pick favorites.
In its budget response released on Thursday, the City Council urged the administration to refrain from cutting agencies "across the board," and