Westchester County Executive Says He Won't Raise Property Taxes To Fill Budget GapThe county could see potentially hundreds of layoffs or reductions in services
Conn. Lawmakers Seek To Repeal Keno Authorization Amid Budget SurplusDemocratic House speaker Rep. Brendan Sharkey said revenue from the bingo-style game is no longer needed to help balance a state budget that now has a $500 million projected surplus.
Dire New Fiscal Reality Stuns Residents In Affluent Long Island School DistrictParents in one Long Island school district are furious. They’re suddenly being told they have to make a terrible choice: pay drastically higher taxes, or possibly see some schools shut down.
Mayor Bloomberg Calls On City Agencies To Make Big Spending Cuts Councilman Lewis Fidler is concerned and argues that spending cuts or raising taxes are not sufficient answers to the problem.
L.I. Lawmaker Wants To End 'Cruise To The Show' EventWith Nassau County struggling to close a $310 million budget gap, one county lawmaker is calling for the cancellation of Sunday's antique car show at Eisenhower Park.
Report: NYC To Charge Private Hospitals For 9-1-1 AmbulancesSome medical professionals said they worry the fees will prompt some private hospitals to stop providing ambulance service.
Budget Officer: NJ Faces $10.5B Deficit Next YearNJ's legislative budget officer told an Assembly committee Thursday the state faces a $10.5 billion deficit in the next fiscal year.