Mayor Michael Bloomberg says the new state budget unfairly singles out the city and makes it impossible to prevent layoff and cuts in services.
A state senator’s legal challenge of a little-known fee on many Connecticut electric bills could create yet another massive hole in the state’s already deficit-plagued budget, should the tea party-backed lawmaker win in court.
There’s hidden pain in New York’s hard-times budget proposal beyond the public workers who face a pay freeze after steady raises during the recession, or teachers who might have to rely only on automatic 3-percent step increases instead of raises this year, or agencies facing a 10-percent cut in operating funds.
While other governors are waging tense battles with state employees, proposing deep spending cuts and taking no-tax-increase pledges to cover their budget shortfalls, Connecticut Gov. Dannel P. Malloy is taking a different tack.
New Jersey Governor Chris Christie will be unveiling his budget next week, and it seems inevitable that he plans on making cuts in Medicaid, the program that helps the poor get medical services.
Gov. Andrew Cuomo’s firm yet vague threat to lay off thousands of state workers as part of the budget he’ll present Tuesday has employees and their families shaking.
Bloomberg said in his speech Wednesday on Staten Island that spending cutbacks won’t stop New York from transforming itself into a city of the future.
State employees are providing some tips for Connecticut Gov. Dannel P. Malloy as he prepares to tackle a budget deficit projected to top $3 billion.
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.
As Connecticut’s Gov.-Elect Dan Malloy prepares to swear into oath on Jan. 5, the thing on everyone’s mind is his biggest challenge, the budget.
New York’s incoming governor, Democrat Andrew Cuomo, says he won’t raise taxes even though he will inherit a budget deficit of at least $9 billion when he takes office in January.
The Civil Service Employees Association released the data from a state Freedom of Information request made to the Paterson administration.
The nearly 900 New York state workers scheduled for layoffs Dec. 31 are getting information about their rights in a grim holiday mailing.
The union for Newark police made the decision after a morning public appeal from Mayor Cory Booker. 167 officers would be be laid off if no agreement is reached.
A superior court judge issued a 10-day delay in the layoffs of Newark police officers.