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FILE - Gallons of milk sit on a cooler shelf at a grocery store. (credit: Chip Somodevilla/Getty Images)

New York Food Stamp Families Adjust As Benefit Cuts Kick In

For many New York families the reduction in benefits will mean finding other ways to put food on the table.

11/01/2013

New York State Capitol in Albany (file / credit: Chris Hondros/Getty Images)

Advocates Set To Protest Against State Cuts For Disabilities Programs

Parents and friends of the disabled were set to protest against proposed state budget cuts on Long Island Saturday.

03/16/2013

Obama, Boehner (credit: Getty Images)

‘Sequester’ Cuts Are Now Reality For America

The “sequester” is now the law of the land, with President Barack Obama having signed the order Friday night that triggered $85 billion in mandated budget cuts.

03/02/2013

The air traffic controller at Essex County Airport in New Jersey could close. (Credit: Jim Smith/WCBS 880)

FAA Cuts Could Mean Layoffs At Essex County Airport

Significant budget cuts by the Federal Aviation Administration could mean closed air traffic towers and possible layoffs if those in Washington are unable to reach an agreement.

02/23/2013

Conn. Gov. Dannel Malloy (Photo credit: ANDREW GOMBERT/AFP/Getty Images)

Malloy Warns Of ‘Tough Cuts’ In Connecticut State Budget

Connecticut Gov. Dannel P. Malloy was in Stamford this week, talking plainly about what the state can expect in the budget in a couple of weeks.

01/26/2013

New Jersey State House - Trenton, NJ - File Photo

NJ Assembly Continues Review Of Gov. Christie’s Budget Cuts

An Assembly panel will gather Wednesday to hear how a $10 million cut in funding to legal services for low-income residents will affect those who can’t afford to hire a lawyer.

07/25/2011

NJ Gov. Chris Christie (credit: Jessica Kourkounis/Getty Images)

Gov. Chris Christie Touts Tax Relief As NJ Lawmakers Review Budget Cuts

Christie said his budget doubles a property tax relief program for seniors and spends $90 million more on a program that freezes seniors’ property taxes.

07/22/2011

New Jersey State House - Trenton, NJ - File Photo

New Jersey Seniors To Discuss Budget Cuts With Assembly Budget Committee

Nursing homes lost about $30 million in aid. A program that helped keep the aged, blind and disabled population out of managed care was cut by $11 million.

07/21/2011

New Jersey State House - Trenton, NJ - File Photo

Democrats In New Jersey Assembly To Examine Gov. Christie’s Budget Cuts

Democrats say cuts made by the Republican governor before signing a $29.7 billion budget disproportionately hurt the poor and middle-class.

07/19/2011

Classroom (credit: CBS 2)

New Jersey School Budgets Deadline Is Tuesday

The state budget adopted late last month called for about $850 million more in state subsidies than the previous year. About half that amount was added at the end of the budget process.

07/18/2011

New Jersey State House - Trenton, NJ - File Photo

NJ Senate To Vote On Funding For Struggling Municipalities

The aid for cities was among dozens of items Gov. Chris Christie vetoed before signing the new state budget into law.

07/12/2011

Gov. Chris Christie is seen at a town hall meeting - Cape May, NJ - Apr 12, 2011 (credit: Tim Larsen/Governor's Office)

N.J. Supreme Court Orders State To Give Schools More Money

The New Jersey Supreme Court has rebuked Gov. Chris Christie and ordered the state to increase spending on poor schools by an estimated $500 million.

05/24/2011

Mayor Michael Bloomberg

Bloomberg Fights For $1B In State Funding

The annual lobbying by the mayor takes on a different cast Monday after Cuomo benefited from Bloomberg’s endorsement in the fall elections.

02/07/2011

Joseph Naimo, 81 and son Rocco , with black eye and stitches, after being beaten and mugged (Photo/Juliet Papa)

Elderly NYC Couple Viciously Attacked, Robbed Of $18

Police on Staten Island are looking for a man and woman robbery team that viciously attacked an elderly couple as they were entering their home on Sunday night.

01/26/2011

Many students on Staten Island won't have a school bus to ride on. (credit: CBS 2)

Parents Head To Court Over School Bus Cuts

Budget cuts forced the Department of Education to eliminate bus service this year for about 5,000 public school students.

09/13/2010