Budget Cut

Anthony Weiner (credit: AP Photo/Charles Dharapak)

NY Dem: GOP Budget Would Cut NYC To The Core

With the Republicans calling to slash spending of the federal government, New York Democratic Congressman Anthony Weiner said the GOP’s budget proposal would strike too close to home, costing the city more than a $1 billion.


Public Library

Conn. Libraries Have More Visitors, Smaller Staffs

Connecticut officials say library use statewide is rising, even as library budgets and staffs continue to shrink.


New Jersey Governor Chris Christie (credit: CBS 2)

Lawmakers Hold Hearings On N.J. Budget Cuts

Seven New Jersey Assembly panels were scheduled to begin holding hearings Monday on the recently-enacted state budget.


Many students on Staten Island won't have a school bus to ride on. (credit: CBS 2)

Budget Cuts Means Fewer Buses For School Year

Blaming a budget crunch, City officials cut bus service to all 7th and 8th graders, leaving about 3,000 students in need of another way to school.