Critics: Mount Vernon Fire Department Understaffed, Needs More Overtime FundingCritics say Mount Vernon's approved overtime budget of $100,000 is unrealistic for any urban fire department.
Several MTA Projects At Risk In Funding DisputeA financial fight is threatening to shut down some Metropolitan Transportation Authority projects.
Best Salons In NYC For A Haircut On A BudgetHere are five salons that won't break the bank so you can feel your best without worrying about your budget.
MTA Asks NYC, State To Help Fund Trimmed-Down BudgetAmong other projects, the money would help pay for the next phase of the Second Avenue subway line.
De Blasio, Bratton Talk Police, Community Relations With Urban MinistersMayor 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.
Senate Leader Says GE May Be Using Conn. Budget As Layoff CoverGeneral 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.
Local Leaders Fear State Budget Cuts In Conn Will Take A Toll On Cities, TownsDanbury Mayor Mark Boughton is watching the situation at the capital carefully. He said cuts by the state could have a dramatic impact locally.
New York City Council Asks For $103M To Repair Roads In Budget ResponseNew York City Council wants to spend more to fix roads, however the money wasn't outlined in the mayor's original budget proposal.
North Hempstead Board Member Reportedly Not In Favor Of Pay Raises For City EmployeesThe town of North Hempstead approved pay raises for employees this past week, but some are not happy about the increases.
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.
Finance Expert Says Winter Weather Can Impact Household's Bottom LineIt'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.
De Blasio To Allocate $70M Over 5 Years To Cut Down Ambulance Response TimesCity officials said the funding will allow for the fire department to staff 45 additional ambulance shifts and employ 149 additional Emergency Medical Service dispatchers.