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New York City Department of Correction Commissioner Joseph Ponte. (Credit: City of New York)

Jails Commissioner Ponte Asks For Another $28 Million For Reforms

New York City Department of Correction Commissioner Joseph Ponte told lawmakers Tuesday that an additional $28 million allocated to the fiscal year 2016 budget will help fund reforms at the troubled agency.

03/24/2015

New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio delivers his State of the City address at Baruch College on Feb. 3, 2015. (credit: Andrew Burton/Getty Images)

Mayor De Blasio Asks Lawmakers For More State Funds, Control Of Schools

Mayor Bill de Blasio is asking state legislators for money for housing and other city needs.

02/25/2015

Schools Chancellor Dennis Walcott (credit: Spencer Platt/Getty Images)

Walcott Raked Over The Coals At City Council Budget Hearing

New York City Schools Chancellor Dennis Walcott met with some angry and hostile comments Tuesday, as he testified at a budget hearing before the City Council Finance and Education committees.

06/04/2013