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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.)

Conn. Revised Budget Shows Much Smaller Surplus, Deficit For 2015

Lawmakers have until the current legislative session ends next Wednesday to work out a solution.

05/01/2014

Gov. Chris Christie speaks during a Town Hall Meeting  (file/credit: Kena Betancur/Getty Images)

Christie Calls For Changes To State Pensions, Wants Realty Transfer Fees Tossed

Gov. Chris Christie’s town hall meeting in Somerset on Tuesday focused on the state budget.

04/15/2014

Charter School (credit: CBS 2)

Charter School Advocates Praise Budget Deal Between New York Leaders, Gov. Cuomo

The deal includes the first ever state funded universal pre-kindergarten program as well as new protections for charter schools.

03/29/2014

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

College students (file/credit: CBS 2)

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

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