NYC budget

New York City Comptroller Scott Stringer (credit: Getty Images)

Comptroller Scott Stringer: De Blasio’s Budget Falls Short

Comptroller Scott Stringer said Wednesday the budgetary elephant in the room this year is the number of open labor agreements the city has to settle.

02/19/2014

Mayor Michael Bloomberg . (Photo: CBS 2)

Bloomberg Offers Stunning Prediction Of What Tax Rates Could Be Under Next Mayor

Knowing that many labor leaders have refused to negotiate new contracts in the hope that a new mayor would be friendlier, the man some call “El Bloombito” said wage hikes should be finito.

05/02/2013

A senior citizen center in Bay Ridge, Brooklyn could be closed down as a result of statewide budget cuts. (Photo: CBS 2)

NYC Senior Centers At Mercy Of Statewide Budget Crunch

There is growing alarm among senior citizens in New York City over plans to shut down more than a 100 of the city’s senior centers, but there is a new way those who depend on the centers are fighting back.

03/21/2011

Mayor Michael Bloomberg

Bloomberg: Next Round Of City Layoffs Likely

Mayor Michael Bloomberg has ordered a hiring freeze and another round of draconian budget cuts that could result in more layoffs and fewer city jobs.

09/21/2010