Partnership for New York City

People ride the subway into Manhattan during the morning commute (credit: Spencer Platt/Getty Images)

Report: New Yorkers Have Longest Commute In The Nation

New York City workers spend an average of 48 minutes getting to work, according to the Partnership for New York City. That’s more than 13 minutes longer than the national average.


Pad Sick Leave Rally - March 22, 2013 (credit: Monica Miller / WCBS 880)

Advocates Push For City Council Vote On Paid Sick Leave

San Francisco passed a paid sick leave measure. So did the state of Connecticut. It’s still on the table in the city of New York. Those pushing for it in New York spoke out at City Hall on Friday.


New York City Mayor Michael Bloomberg (file / credit: Edward Reed / Mayor's Office)

Bloomberg Budget Cuts Spending By $1.5 Billion Without Tax Hikes

For nearly an hour and a half, Mayor Michael Bloomberg revealed his nearly $70 billion preliminary budget.


Members of the NYPD's Emergency Service Unit keep watch at United Nations headquarters - New York, NY - Sep 19, 2011 (credit: Mario Tama/Getty Images)

NYC’s Top Business Leaders Beg Congress Not To Cut Security Funding

Over 100 New York City business leaders have written a joint letter to the leaders in Congress, asking that they not cut homeland security funding for the world’s biggest terrorist target.