As the Zadroga 9/11 Act approaches expiration, many are demanding Congress instate permanent funding.
Chirlane McCray has made strengthening mental health services in New York City her signature issue.
The mayor described Republicans’ tinkering with Homeland Security funding as inappropriate, unfair and dangerous.
City officials said the funding will allow for the fire department to staff 45 additional ambulance shifts and employ 149 additional Emergency Medical Service dispatchers.
The builders of the new Tappan Zee Bridge said Thursday that they are on schedule, and untroubled by a $500 million federal loan that just fell through this week.
The announcement was made at the Bronx Museum of the Arts. It was accompanied by music from a middle school orchestra.
U.S. Sen. Robert Menendez said if they cannot get Congress to fund the Federal Highway Trust Fund, “We will be paralyzed.”
Port Authority of New York and New Jersey executive director Pat Foye had little to say Wednesday about a legal probe of the funding deal for the reconstruction of the Pulaski Skyway.
The de Blasio administration announced Monday that it will ask for $40 million in state funds to help fight homelessness in New York City.
U.S. Sen. and former Newark Mayor Cory Booker has been receiving a lot of criticism on how a $100 million donation to the Newark Public Schools, by Facebook chief executive officer Mark Zuckerberg, is being spent.
Voters in Newark will elect a new mayor on Tuesday, following a long, contentious and sometimes ugly campaign between the two Democratic candidates.
An end was in sight at last Tuesday to the pothole problem along the Palisades Interstate Parkway.
A new group called ‘Friends of Long Island’ plans to raise $500,000 to help up to 100 people get back into their Sandy-ravaged homes. The group is made up of local residents and community leaders.
The New York state budget will give grants to gas stations for generators so that if another superstorm like Sandy hits, there will not be interminable lines at gas stations.
The state budget recently proposed by New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie would divide $675 million in charity care funds between New Jersey hospitals – roughly the same amount that was allocated during the current fiscal year.