taxpayers

Extra Space Storage Facility (credit: CBS 2)

Report: City Shelled Out $200,000 To Store Homeless Woman’s Belongings

Court papers show that New York City taxpayers have paid $200,000 to store the belongings of a homeless woman since 2006.

10/20/2014

Ferry Point Golf Course

Critics: Taxpayers Funded Bronx Golf Course As ‘Gift’ For Donald Trump

City taxpayers built the Ferry Point Park golf course in the Bronx, but Donald Trump gets to put his name on it.

10/16/2013

Tappan Zee Bridge pile driving, near Tarrytown (file/credit: Monica Miller/WCBS 880)

Could Low Federal Loan Shift Tappan Zee Costs To Taxpayers, Drivers?

The plan to rebuild the Tappan Zee Bridge has hit financial uncertainties that could shift more of the $3.9 billion cost to motorists and taxpayers statewide, according to documents and interviews.

09/29/2013

Nassau Coliseum

New Nassau Coliseum Plans In The Works With Barclays Center Developer Ratner

Nassau County Executive Ed Mangano has announced his push for the Coliseum to be rebuilt into a state of the art sports and entertainment complex.

11/20/2012

Internet scammers claim to be the IRS (Credit:CBS2)

New E-mail Scam Tricks Taxpayers By Pretending To Be The IRS

A warning for anybody getting ready to file their taxes or who may be waiting for their return. A new email scam is aimed at robbing you of your hard earned cash.

02/22/2012

New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie (file / credit: Tim Larsen / Governor's Office)

Gov. Christie Wants End To Paying For Unused Sick Days

“That is a lot of money for you to be putting out for paying not to be sick, which is essentially what we’re doing here,” said Christie.

01/04/2012

(Photo credit should read EMMANUEL DUNAND/AFP/Getty Images)

School Budgets On The Ballot Across New York Tuesday

Behind the scenes there’s a growing debate over what the vote might mean for a proposed statewide property tax cap.

05/17/2011

Generic Police Photo (credit: Clipart.com)

NJ Lawmakers Gauge Layoffs’ Effect On Safety

The Senate Law and Public Safety Committee has invited several speakers to address a recent spike in violent crime.

02/07/2011

A sign directing drivers to the New Jersey Turnpike - Ridgefield Park, NJ - May 5, 2008 - Photo: Paul Murnane / WCBS 880

Audit Finds Excessive Perks At NJ Turnpike Authority

Auditors say the Turnpike Authority paid its employees $30 million in unjustified bonuses and squandered millions on health insurance while tolls increased.

10/19/2010