State Legislature

New Jersey Statehouse - Trenton, NJ - File Photo

Christie Demands Changes To Bill Extending Police, Firefighter Arbitrator-Award Pay Cap Increases

New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie issued a quick conditional veto Thursday, so as to make major changes to a bill passed by lawmakers to extend the cap on arbitrator-awarded pay increases for police and firefighter unions.


2010 Census

NY Census Figures Released; Bloomberg Says They Don’t ‘Make Any Sense’

Census 2010 figures for New York state show minimal growth in New York City over the past decade and population losses in the largest upstate cities.


Mayor Michael Bloomberg

Bloomberg Fights For $1B In State Funding

The annual lobbying by the mayor takes on a different cast Monday after Cuomo benefited from Bloomberg’s endorsement in the fall elections.


A woman passes her MetroCard through a reader at Grand Central station (Photo by Chris Hondros/Getty Images)

MTA Kicks Off Second Round Of Public Hearings

The first of the five hearings regarding proposed fare hikes began Monday night at the Cooper Union Great Hall on 7th Street.