Astorino: No Tax Hikes, Layoffs In 2015 Westchester County BudgetWestchester County has approved a 2015 budget plan, with a modest spending increase and no hike in the tax levy.
Four Charities Agree To Accelerate Spending For Sandy Relief EffortsThree other charities have agreed to a timetable for spending money still sitting in the bank on the storm's anniversary. They are the New York Annual Conference of the United Methodist Church; Kids in Distressed Situations; and a foundation established by New Orleans Saints quarterback Drew Brees.
Nassau County Budget Plan Keeps Taxes Flat, Calls For Future BorrowingEd Mangano's challenger and former county executive Tom Suozzi said the budget plan does nothing to solve the county's debt.
How To Spend Your Tax RefundThe best part of paying your taxes is probably getting your refund check.
Group: 'Super Saturday' Shopping In Herald Square Up Compared To Last YearThis year, the 34th Street Partnership counted 21,966 shopping bags. The group counted 17,290 bags last year, marking a 27 percent increase this year.
New York City Officials Seal Budget DealNew York City officials have concluded their annual budget dance with an agreement that preserves child care, classrooms and other threatened programs, but uncertainty surrounding parts of the plan could lead to more than $600 million in cuts midway through the year.
Seen At 11: New Research Shows That Spending Habits May Be GeneticDo you like to shop and spend maybe a little too much? Do you have trouble saving? It may not be your fault. New science suggests that genetics may cause your brain to be wired that way.
NJ Senate To Vote On Funding For Struggling MunicipalitiesThe aid for cities was among dozens of items Gov. Chris Christie vetoed before signing the new state budget into law.
New Jersey Lawmakers Fail To Undo Gov. Christie's Budget Cuts To Women's Clinics, Other CentersDemocrats fell short Monday in an attempt to restore funding to more than 50 women's health clinics and a half-million dollars to a center for sexually and physically abused children in New Jersey.
Lawmakers Open To Restoring Funds For NJ CitiesDemocrats passed a budget that left the aid intact but cut more than $1 million for oversight. In response, Gov. Chris Christie cut $139 million, leaving $10 million to help municipalities with extraordinary hardships like Trenton, Camden and Asbury Park.
Struggling N.J. Towns Face Cuts In State AidNew Jersey's struggling municipalities are out $139 million in state aid that was promised -- and in some cases awarded -- before Gov. Chris Christie vetoed the appropriation in this year's budget.
Lobbyists Push For Restoration Of N.J. Budget Without Gov. Christie's CutsThe League of Municipalities says cuts totaling $240 million will adversely impact their ability to provide much-needed property tax relief in their towns.