When a Hartford-based investment management company surveyed the states for credit worthiness, Connecticut came in dead last.
An $86 million deficit could mean as many as 800 layoffs.
If Congress fails to reach a budget deal, automatic across the board cuts in January would slash $38 million from the Zadroga Act, which helps care for sick 9/11 responders.
The head of the Nassau County police union says you shouldn’t believe allegations by the county administration that cops are engaged in a ticket-writing slowdown.
Today, WCBS 880′s Lynda Lopez spoke with factcheck.org’s Lori Robertson, who is still in Charlotte going over last night’s Democratic National Convention speeches by the President Barack Obama and Vice President Joe Biden.
Two Democrats and two Republicans will compete in next Tuesday’s Connecticut primaries, in the hopes of securing their respective party’s nomination for the chance to fill the Senate seat of Joe Lieberman (D), who is retiring.
Americans should want to celebrate the 4th of July and at least give some sign of wanting the celebrations that have been cut from municipalities’ budgets.
Outside of the Macy’s extravaganza, Red Bank has one of the largest fireworks displays around. Well, it had one of them. It’s just one example of the dousing of the rockets’ red glare.
Gov. Chris Christie has signed a budget that keeps New Jersey government humming along through next June, but with a millionaires’ tax and property tax cut still unresolved, the partisan fiscal fight between the governor and the Democrats has spilled into summer.
New York City officials have concluded their annual budget dance with an agreement that preserves child care, classrooms and other threatened programs, but uncertainty surrounding parts of the plan could lead to more than $600 million in cuts midway through the year.
A group of Catholic nuns have started a bus tour challenging the Ryan budget plan and its cuts to social programs.
The city of Passaic has been hit with a lawsuit challenging an ordinance that charges residents a $50 annual fee for the use of handicapped parking spots, WCBS 880’s Levon Putney reported.
Despite the budget squeeze that threatened the annual July 4th fireworks display, about a half dozen donors have managed to cobble together $60,000.
The Nassau County Legislature has given County Executive Ed Mangano the authority to make over $40 million in budget cuts on his own, without legislative consultation.
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