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The New York state Capitol in Albany (credit: Getty Images)

Cuomo, Lawmakers Negotiate On Pre-K, Property Tax Relief For State Budget

New York State Gov. Andrew Cuomo and legislative leaders negotiated over property tax relief, charter schools and prekindergarten funding Monday – with a budget deadline looming in a week.

03/24/2014

People board an Amtrak train at Penn Station (file/credit: Getty Images)

Amtrak Seeks To Reinvest Northeast Corridor Revenues Into Rail Line In New Budget

Amtrak has big plans to improve service on the Northeast Corridor, but said Congress has to get on board first.

03/19/2014

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NYC Restaurant Week: Good Excuse For People On A Budget To Eat Great Food

We need as many reasons as possible to get out of the apartment, so go enjoy lunch or dinner at some of the restaurants you wouldn’t normally try.

02/18/2014

New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio (Photo by Andrew Burton/Getty Images)

Universal Pre-K Funding Fight Overshadows New Mayor’s First Budget

The primary focus of the mayor’s plan includes universal, full-day pre-kindergarten, which includes $530 million from taxing the rich, a projection that got him a tongue-lashing from Gov. Andrew Cuomo.

02/12/2014

Gov. Andrew Cuomo gives his fourth State of the State address on January 8, 2014 in Albany. (credit: Spencer Platt/Getty Images)

Cuomo Unveils New York Budget Proposal, Announces State-Funded Universal Pre-K Plan

Gov. Andrew Cuomo on Tuesday proposed budgeting $137.2 billion for the fiscal year starting April 1, a spending increase of less than 2 percent accompanied by business, property and estate tax relief.

01/21/2014

Mayor Michael Bloomberg (Photo by Spencer Platt/Getty Images)

Mayor Bloomberg: Mayor-Elect De Blasio To Get Balanced Budget

After 12 years in office, New York City Mayor Michael Bloomberg says he is presenting mayor-elect Bill de Blasio with a balanced budget.

11/21/2013

Rockland County Executive Ed Day (credit: electday.com)

Republican Ed Day Elected Rockland County Executive

Day, a Republican, defeated Democrat David Fried for the seat, which had been held by C. Scott Vanderhoef for 20 years.

11/06/2013

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

State Board: Nassau Budget Woes ‘Necessitate’ Continuation Of Deficit

In its first analysis of County Executive Ed Mangano’s 2014 budget, the Nassau Interim Finance Authority, or NIFA, is projecting a $122 million budget deficit next year in Nassau County with larger than projected deficits through 2017.

10/10/2013

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

Nassau County Budget Plan Keeps Taxes Flat, Calls For Future Borrowing

Ed Mangano’s challenger and former county executive Tom Suozzi said the budget plan does nothing to solve the county’s debt.

09/18/2013

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Bethenny Frankel’s 8 Questions To Ask When Traveling On A Budget

Bethenny Frankel shares an excerpt from Skinnygirl Solutions. If you’re traveling on a budget, first ask yourself these eight questions.

08/22/2013

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Expert: Talk To Your College-Bound Kids Now About Money, Alcohol, Sex

College-bound freshmen are just a few weeks away from leaving home and, with that, taking on more responsibilities.

08/04/2013

New Jersey Statehouse in Trenton (file)

New Jersey Senate Committee Passes State Budget

The $32.9 billion negotiated budget is similar to the one Gov. Christie proposed. Sens. Weinberg and Pou voted ‘no’ because the budget contains no money to expand preschool or fund women’s health clinics.

06/20/2013

Connecticut Gov. Dan Malloy (file / credit: Governor's Office)

Poll: Republican Challenger Tom Foley Bests Conn. Gov. Dan Malloy

Poll Director Doug Schwartz told WCBS 880 Connecticut Bureau Chief Fran Schneidau that only 44 percent of those questioned said Malloy deserves to be reelected, while 46 said he doesn’t deserve it.

06/19/2013

New Jersey Statehouse in Trenton (file)

Legislators: N.J. Budget On Track For Early Approval

Democrats and Republicans on the budget committee say negotiations between the Legislature and Gov. Christie’s office are going well.

06/17/2013

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Experts Worry Electronic Gambling Provision In Conn. Budget Could Lead To Long-Term Problems

A state budget that calls for big spending increases for science and technology at the University of Connecticut and expands gambling to bring in more revenue cleared the House of Representatives on Sunday and now heads to the Senate just days before the 2013 legislative session ends.

06/03/2013

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