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Sen. Schumer Pushes Funding Bill To Rehire Laid Off Teachers

The democrat says the $1.7 billion bill would also preserve more than 16,000 more jobs in New York.


Gov. Andrew Cuomo

Gov. Cuomo, Union Reach Tentative Agreement

New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo and the union representing state workers have reached a tentative agreement that could avoid close to 3,500 layoffs if approved by the union’s membership, which voted against an earlier agreement.


Nassau County Executive Ed Mangano (file / credit: Edward P. Mangano on Facebook)

Proposed Nassau County Budget Cuts Becoming Clearer

These are dire fiscal times for Nassau County and what might be done to fill the budget gap is now coming into view.


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Camden, After Laying Off Nearly Half Of Police Force, To Rehire 14 Officers

New federal grants will add police officers to patrols across New Jersey, where several departments have had deep layoffs because of budget problems.


A public school is seen in New York City - File / Photo: Paul Murnane / WCBS 880

Nearly 800 NYC School Workers Face Layoffs

School aides, parent coordinators and other public support staffers will get pink slips in October, according to education officials.


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Report: Crime On The Rise In Camden Following Police Layoffs

An analysis of crime data finds violent crime was up 13 percent from Jan. 1 through June 20 compared with the same period a year ago.


Nassau County Executive Edward Mangano (credit: Photo/Mona Rivera)

Nassau County Executive Edward Mangano Plans To Cut 130 Workers

Nassau County Executive Edward Mangano says he will lay off 130 municipal employees and redeploy 160 members of the police department. The cuts would go into effect July 1.


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More Than 700 Yonkers School Employees Handed Pink Slips

Yonkers public schools played host to a pink slip blizzard on Friday, with 700 employees losing their jobs. The district made the cuts in the face of a $42 million budget gap.


Gov. Dan Malloy appears at Union Station - New Haven, CT - Apr 26, 2011 (credit: Governor's Office)

Gov. Dan Malloy Sending Layoff Notices To 4,742 Connecticut State Workers

Malloy says his administration needs to begin the process of laying off thousands because a two-year, $2 billion labor savings deal has not yet been reached.


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Camden Police Chief To Get Award For Efforts After Massive Layoffs

Camden Police Chief Scott Thomson was to receive the award Friday from the Police Executive Research Forum, a law enforcement think-tank in Washington.


Gov. Dan Malloy is seen in Hartford, CT - Apr 4, 2011 (credit: Mike Shauck via Governor's Office)

Gov. Dan Malloy Prepares For Layoffs As Conn. Budget Talks Continue

This comes amid undertones that the talks with union leaders are not yielding the $1 billion in concessions Malloy is looking for this year.


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Eye On New York: On Teacher Layoffs

In this segment of Eye on New York, CBS 2 political reporter Marcia Kramer examines how the impending New York City school teacher layoffs will affect one school in Brooklyn.


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Crime Up In Camden Since Massive Police Layoffs

CAMDEN, N.J. (CBSNewYork/AP) — New Jersey’s most crime-ridden city has been even worse since nearly half the police force was laid off in January. A Camden County Prosecutor’s Office report obtained by The Courier News […]


In this Jan. 3, 2011 photo, Stephanie Forcer teaches her class at P.S. 262 in New York during a tour by Mayor Michael Bloomberg and Schools Chancellor Cathie Black. (AP Photo/Seth Wenig)

Teachers Union Furious As NYC Releases List Of Layoffs

The doomsday list details the worst case scenario under the mayor’s current plan to make deep cuts to education. It shows exactly how the planned 6,000 teaching jobs will be eliminated.


N.Y. Gov. Andrew Cuomo

Analysis: Parents, Kids Find Budget Pain In NY

There’s hidden pain in New York’s hard-times budget proposal beyond the public workers who face a pay freeze after steady raises during the recession, or teachers who might have to rely only on automatic 3-percent step increases instead of raises this year, or agencies facing a 10-percent cut in operating funds.