NYS budget

N.Y. Gov. Andrew Cuomo

Cuomo-Legislature Showdown Could Lead To NYS Shutdown

Days before one of New York’s toughest-ever state budgets is due, protests over education and social services cuts persisted and the governor warned that the government could shut down.


Mayor Bloomberg

Possibly 15,000 More NYC Teachers Could Face Ax

A whopping 15,000 teacher layoffs were threatened by Mayor Michael Bloomberg on Friday to deal with expected cuts in state aid to education. But parents don’t like that one bit.