Christie Blames Democrats For N.J. Budget Problems At GOP Governor's MeetingA defiant New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie on Wednesday shrugged off a mounting budget crisis and blamed Democrats for economic problems in the state that threaten to further taint his presidential ambitions.
Conn. Budget Revised As Vote Deadline ApproachesThe House of Representatives was expected to vote Saturday on the deal reached by the General Assembly's majority Democrats and Democratic Gov. Malloy last week. It's unclear when the Senate will vote on the $19 billion budget bill.
Conn. Revised Budget Shows Much Smaller Surplus, Deficit For 2015Lawmakers have until the current legislative session ends next Wednesday to work out a solution.
Christie Calls For Changes To State Pensions, Wants Realty Transfer Fees TossedGov. Chris Christie's town hall meeting in Somerset on Tuesday focused on the state budget.
Charter School Advocates Praise Budget Deal Between New York Leaders, Gov. CuomoThe deal includes the first ever state funded universal pre-kindergarten program as well as new protections for charter schools.
Cuomo, Lawmakers Negotiate On Pre-K, Property Tax Relief For State BudgetNew York State Gov. Andrew Cuomo and legislative leaders negotiated over property tax relief, charter schools and prekindergarten funding Monday – with a budget deadline looming in a week.
Amtrak Seeks To Reinvest Northeast Corridor Revenues Into Rail Line In New BudgetAmtrak has big plans to improve service on the Northeast Corridor, but said Congress has to get on board first.
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.