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Gov. Andrew Cuomo, Bill de Blasio (Credit: Governor's Office; (file/credit: Mario Tama/Getty Images)

Sources: Cuomo Could Overrule de Blasio In Charter School Battle

Mayor Bill de Blasio is being pressured by Gov. Andrew Cuomo to settle his fight with charter school operators. According to sources, if he doesn’t the governor is threatening to settle the issue himself.

03/21/2014

New York State Capitol in Albany (file / credit: Chris Hondros/Getty Images)

Critics: State Budget Favors Buffalo Bills, Hollywood Over Cancer Prevention

Some critics are not happy that the proposed New York State budget cuts funding for cancer screenings and teen smoking prevention programs, but expands spending to help the Buffalo Bills and Hollywood.

03/25/2013

New York State Capitol in Albany (file / credit: Chris Hondros/Getty Images)

N.Y. State Senate Holds Sunday Session To Advance Budget Bill

Instead of passing an extraordinarily early budget as they planned, lawmakers now will rush to meet the April 1 deadline a few days early.

03/24/2013

Cars wait in line for fuel at a Gulf gas station on Nov. 1, 2012 in Fort Lee, New Jersey. (credit: BRENDAN SMIALOWSKI/AFP/Getty Images)

State Budget Provides Grants To Gas Stations In The Event Of A Superstorm

The New York state budget will give grants to gas stations for generators so that if another superstorm like Sandy hits, there will not be interminable lines at gas stations.

03/23/2013

New York State Capitol in Albany (file / credit: Chris Hondros/Getty Images)

Cuomo, State Lawmakers Work To Hammer Out Budget Deal

New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo and state legislative leaders were hoping Sunday to announce agreement on the third straight on-time budget.

03/17/2013

New Jersey Statehouse - Trenton, NJ - File Photo

N.J. Budget To Award Hospitals $675 Million For Charity Care

The state budget recently proposed by New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie would divide $675 million in charity care funds between New Jersey hospitals – roughly the same amount that was allocated during the current fiscal year.

03/02/2013

New Jersey State House - Trenton, NJ - File Photo

NJ Assembly Continues Review Of Gov. Christie’s Budget Cuts

An Assembly panel will gather Wednesday to hear how a $10 million cut in funding to legal services for low-income residents will affect those who can’t afford to hire a lawyer.

07/25/2011

NJ Gov. Chris Christie (credit: Jessica Kourkounis/Getty Images)

Gov. Chris Christie Touts Tax Relief As NJ Lawmakers Review Budget Cuts

Christie said his budget doubles a property tax relief program for seniors and spends $90 million more on a program that freezes seniors’ property taxes.

07/22/2011

New Jersey State House - Trenton, NJ - File Photo

New Jersey Seniors To Discuss Budget Cuts With Assembly Budget Committee

Nursing homes lost about $30 million in aid. A program that helped keep the aged, blind and disabled population out of managed care was cut by $11 million.

07/21/2011

New Jersey State House - Trenton, NJ - File Photo

Democrats In New Jersey Assembly To Examine Gov. Christie’s Budget Cuts

Democrats say cuts made by the Republican governor before signing a $29.7 billion budget disproportionately hurt the poor and middle-class.

07/19/2011

New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie (credit: Craig Ruttle/AP, FILE)

Court Ruling Could Mean NJ Budget Scramble

Gov. Chris Christie is warning that if the state Supreme Court rules the way it usually does on a long-running school funding case, it could doom other state services.

04/10/2011

Mayor Michael Bloomberg is seen across from Lower Manhattan - Brooklyn, NY - Mar 14, 2011 - Photo: Spencer T Tucker / Mayor's Office

Bloomberg Lashes Out At State Budget

Mayor Michael Bloomberg says the new state budget unfairly singles out the city and makes it impossible to prevent layoff and cuts in services.

04/03/2011

Gov. Cuomo (Photo by Mario Tama/Getty Images); Mayor Bloomberg (Photo by Chris Hondros/Getty Images)

Mayor Bloomberg Changes His Tune On State Budget, Gov. Cuomo

The mayor said that while he’s “not happy” about funding cuts to New York City, they are simply a reality that “we’re going to have to deal with.”

03/30/2011

N.Y. Gov. Andrew Cuomo

Gov. Cuomo, Legislature Agree To Tentative $133B Budget

Gov. Andrew Cuomo is sealing a deal with the Legislature on a tentative $132.5 billion state budget that would be historic for its spending cuts as well as its timeliness.

03/27/2011

N.Y. Gov. Andrew Cuomo

Cuomo Amends His NY Budget For Medicaid, Schools

Gov. Andrew Cuomo on Thursday amended his proposed budget to incorporate Medicaid funding cuts and policy changes recommended by a task force that reviewed the program and to reflect some future economic optimism.

03/03/2011

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