Bratton Wants More Officers In City Budget; Cites Increased Terror ThreatNYPD Commissioner Bill Bratton has issued a call for more officers in the mayor’s budget.
Speaker Melissa Mark-Viverito Seeks Extra $5 Million For NYC CouncilThe move would be a departure from the belt tightening the City Council did over the past eight years.
De Blasio Gets Some Of What He Wants In State Budget DealMayor Bill de Blasio received the funding for universal pre-kindergarten in the New York State budget – albeit without the tax hike on the wealthy he had requested.
Bloomberg's Proposed Budget: No Tax Hike, But Teachers RavagedMayor Michael Bloomberg is not raising taxes, but his new budget seeks to squeeze every penny possible from New Yorkers, as he cuts corners in agency after agency.
Mayor Bloomberg's Budget Would Save Subsidized Child CareMayor Michael Bloomberg's final budget proposal would rescue government-subsidized child care services for more than 14,500 children in low-income families -- an issue that some City Council members had indicated could be a sticking point in budget negotiations.
Hundreds Protest Bloomberg's Budget Outside City HallDemonstrators chanted “put it back” Thursday morning as they gathered on the steps of City Hall protesting cuts of $300 million to social service programs set forth in Mayor Michael Bloomberg’s preliminary budget proposal.