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Police Commissioner Bill Bratton (credit: CBS2)

De Blasio, Bratton Talk Police, Community Relations With Urban Ministers

Mayor Bill de Blasio and Police Commissioner Bill Bratton met with urban ministers Tuesday following New York City’s decision to hire nearly 1,300 new police officers as part of its $78.5 billion budget agreement.

06/23/2015

Connecticut state Capitol in Hartford (file/Used with permission of the Connecticut General Assembly and the League of Women Voters of Connecticut Education Fund, Inc.)

Senate Leader Says GE May Be Using Conn. Budget As Layoff Cover

General Electric says the idea that it has been planning layoffs in Connecticut and plans to use the state’s just-passed budget as “cover” is completely untrue.

06/05/2015

Connecticut State Capitol in Hartford (file / Used with permission of the Connecticut General Assembly and the League of Women Voters of Connecticut Education Fund, Inc.)

Local Leaders Fear State Budget Cuts In Conn Will Take A Toll On Cities, Towns

Danbury Mayor Mark Boughton is watching the situation at the capital carefully. He said cuts by the state could have a dramatic impact locally.

04/17/2015

Potholes on Columbus Avenue on the Upper West Side on Wednesday, March 11. (Credit: CBS2)

New York City Council Asks For $103M To Repair Roads In Budget Response

New York City Council wants to spend more to fix roads, however the money wasn’t outlined in the mayor’s original budget proposal.

04/14/2015

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North Hempstead Board Member Reportedly Not In Favor Of Pay Raises For City Employees

The town of North Hempstead approved pay raises for employees this past week, but some are not happy about the increases.

04/03/2015

New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie speaks at a news conference at Bristol-Myers Children's Hospital at Robert Wood Johnson University October 07, 2014 in New Brunswick, New Jersey. (credit: Kena Betancur/Getty Images)

Christie: Transportation Trust Fund ‘Not A Crisis At The Moment’

Gov. Chris Christie says the state’s imperiled transportation trust fund is not “a crisis at the moment” and that talks with legislative leaders to replenish it continue.

02/26/2015

Snow in Monroe, N.J. on Feb. 17, 2015. (credit: Janelle Burrell/CBS2)

Finance Expert Says Winter Weather Can Impact Household’s Bottom Line

It’s been a very long winter for many parts of the country, but in addition to being a nuisance, snowstorm after snowstorm could be costing us more than we think.

02/18/2015

An FDNY ambulance. (Credit CBS 2)

De Blasio To Allocate $70M Over 5 Years To Cut Down Ambulance Response Times

City officials said the funding will allow for the fire department to staff 45 additional ambulance shifts and employ 149 additional Emergency Medical Service dispatchers.

02/08/2015

Ed Mangano (file / credit: County Executive's Office)

Nassau County Executive Ed Mangano Lists Options For Plugging Budget Hole If Speed Cameras Repealed

The Legislature is expected to unanimously approve a repeal of Nassau’s controversial speed camera program Monday.

12/11/2014

FILE -- Westchester County Executive Rob Astorino (credit: Getty Images)

Westchester Executive Astorino Unveils $1.76 Billion Budget Plan

Astorino said he is open to discussion regarding the budget, but not outside of what he called the markers: a balanced budget, no increase in county taxes, and no borrowing.

11/10/2014

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5 Tips For Budget Travel To Italy

Traveling to Italy is a wonderful but expensive adventure. Make the most of your money with these five budget tips.

08/05/2014

NJ TRANSIT Train

NJ TRANSIT Approves Fifth Consecutive Budget With No Fare Hikes

For the fifth consecutive year, NJ TRANSIT approved a budget Wednesday that did not include any fare hikes.

07/09/2014

New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie speaks at a news briefing during the Republican Governors Association on May 21, 2014 in New York City.  (Photo by Spencer Platt/Getty Images)

Protesters Crash Christie Town Hall Meeting After He Passes Budget, Vetoes Tax Hikes

New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie was interrupted several times Tuesday, as he defended his veto of a series of tax hikes to fund the state employee pension system.

07/01/2014

Mayor Bill de Blasio and City Council Speaker Melissa Mark-Viverito celebrate the city budget deal on Thursday, June 19. (Credit: CBS 2)

Mayor Bill De Blasio, City Council Agree On $75 Billion Budget Plan

New York City lawmakers have agreed on a $75 billion budget for the fiscal year that begins July 1.

06/19/2014

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How To Buy A Car With Bad Credit

It’s not easy, but when you need transportation, there are ways to find a car despite a low credit score.

06/16/2014

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