NYC Restaurant Week: Good Excuse For People On A Budget To Eat Great FoodWe need as many reasons as possible to get out of the apartment, so go enjoy lunch or dinner at some of the restaurants you wouldn’t normally try.
Universal Pre-K Funding Fight Overshadows New Mayor's First BudgetThe primary focus of the mayor's plan includes universal, full-day pre-kindergarten, which includes $530 million from taxing the rich, a projection that got him a tongue-lashing from Gov. Andrew Cuomo.
Cuomo Unveils New York Budget Proposal, Announces State-Funded Universal Pre-K PlanGov. Andrew Cuomo on Tuesday proposed budgeting $137.2 billion for the fiscal year starting April 1, a spending increase of less than 2 percent accompanied by business, property and estate tax relief.
Mayor Bloomberg: Mayor-Elect De Blasio To Get Balanced BudgetAfter 12 years in office, New York City Mayor Michael Bloomberg says he is presenting mayor-elect Bill de Blasio with a balanced budget.
Republican Ed Day Elected Rockland County ExecutiveDay, a Republican, defeated Democrat David Fried for the seat, which had been held by C. Scott Vanderhoef for 20 years.
State Board: Nassau Budget Woes 'Necessitate' Continuation Of DeficitIn its first analysis of County Executive Ed Mangano's 2014 budget, the Nassau Interim Finance Authority, or NIFA, is projecting a $122 million budget deficit next year in Nassau County with larger than projected deficits through 2017.
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.
Bethenny Frankel's 8 Questions To Ask When Traveling On A BudgetBethenny Frankel shares an excerpt from Skinnygirl Solutions. If you're traveling on a budget, first ask yourself these eight questions.
Expert: Talk To Your College-Bound Kids Now About Money, Alcohol, SexCollege-bound freshmen are just a few weeks away from leaving home and, with that, taking on more responsibilities.
New Jersey Senate Committee Passes State BudgetThe $32.9 billion negotiated budget is similar to the one Gov. Christie proposed. Sens. Weinberg and Pou voted 'no' because the budget contains no money to expand preschool or fund women's health clinics.
Poll: Republican Challenger Tom Foley Bests Conn. Gov. Dan MalloyPoll Director Doug Schwartz told WCBS 880 Connecticut Bureau Chief Fran Schneidau that only 44 percent of those questioned said Malloy deserves to be reelected, while 46 said he doesn't deserve it.
Legislators: N.J. Budget On Track For Early ApprovalDemocrats and Republicans on the budget committee say negotiations between the Legislature and Gov. Christie's office are going well.
Experts Worry Electronic Gambling Provision In Conn. Budget Could Lead To Long-Term ProblemsA state budget that calls for big spending increases for science and technology at the University of Connecticut and expands gambling to bring in more revenue cleared the House of Representatives on Sunday and now heads to the Senate just days before the 2013 legislative session ends.
Conn. State House Approves Budget DealConnecticut's House of Representatives early Sunday morning approved a state budget deal reached between legislative Democrats and Gov. Dannel P. Malloy that expands gambling in Connecticut and shifts about $6 billion in mostly health care spending for the poor from under the state's constitutional spending cap.
Sanitation Worker Almost Loses Leg In Early Morning AccidentThe victim was pinned between the two vehicles and suffered a broken right leg and arm, his left leg was crushed above knee and nearly required amputation. The 27-year-old man was taken to Bellevue Hospital where he was stabilized.