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Crime Up In Camden Since Massive Police Layoffs

CAMDEN, N.J. (CBSNewYork/AP) — New Jersey’s most crime-ridden city has been even worse since nearly half the police force was laid off in January. A Camden County Prosecutor’s Office report obtained by The Courier News […]


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Budget Cuts May Hamper Terror Security In NYC

A measure passed by the House last week slashes anti-terrorism grants for the Port Authority by about two thirds to just over $11 million.


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Murphy To Unveil Effects Of GOP Cuts On Conn.

Democratic Congressman Chris Murphy says he will unveil how Republicans’ proposed cuts to the national budget would affect Connecticut communities.


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Eye On New York: Mouth Off To Montone

In this Eye on New York segment, New Yorkers Mouth off to 1010 WINS’ John Montone about the lack of hot water, the F Train, MTA Metro Cards and more.



Eye On New York: On Education

In this Eye on New York segment, CBS 2’s Marcia Kramer examines the status of New York’s education and interviews New York’s Deputy Mayor for Education, Dennis Walcott, on just how “painful” the cuts to New York City public schools will be.


NY Fleets Of Police, Other Vehicles Get Scrutiny

Gov. Andrew Cuomo publicly rejected $20,000 raises for 28 State Police top brass in mid-January, “shocked,” he said, that the bumps were made quietly in the last days of the Paterson administration as it ordered 900 layoffs.


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Gov. Cuomo Strikes First At NY Special Interests

New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo has made the first strike in the fight over his budget proposal with an attack on the special interests that will try to get the Legislature to block his spending cuts.


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Conn. Officials Brace For Possible Budget Cuts

As Gov.-Elect Dan Malloy prepares to be sworn in on Wednesday, other Connecticut elected officials are preparing for possible budget cuts and tax increases.


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NY Jewish Leaders Criticize Kosher Inspector Cuts

The division’s eight inspectors and an assistant were laid-off Jan. 1. The cuts were implemented under former Gov. David Paterson. Only the division’s director is still employed.


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Cuomo Requires Ethics Training For Top Officials

Training must begin by January 31 and must be completed with 60 days.


Gov. Andrew Cuomo (AP Photo/Mike Groll, Pool)

Cuomo Turns To Emergency Fiscal Plan, Tax Cap

With the inaugural parties over, New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo was in his Albany office working on an emergency plan to reduce the size of government.


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Port Authority Of NY, NJ To Cut 200 Jobs In 2011

The Port Authority of New York and New Jersey’s 2011 preliminary budget calls for 200 job cuts and investing $3.9 billion on capital projects including the World Trade Center.


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Cuts Hurt NY Environment Department, Officials Say

Budget and staffing cuts were hurting the ability of the Department of Environmental Conservation to do its job well, fired Commissioner Pete Grannis and his successor told an Assembly hearing Thursday.


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Report: Budget Cuts In The Works For NYC

Mayor Bloomberg was reportedly set to announce up to $1.75 billion in budget cuts for next year.


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Senior Services May Be Next On Budget Chopping Block

Senior citizens could be the next victims of New York City’s budget crunch. Elder advocates fear cuts in programs could be dangerous for the seniors who heavily depend on them, and the cuts look to run deep.