Mayor De Blasio, City Council Agree On Near-$100 Billion Budget, Including $200 Million Increase For NYPDMayor Bill De Blasio and and Council Speaker Corey Johnson shook hands and hugged after reaching a deal they vow will help the city heal after the crippling last year and a half.
CBS2 Has Look At What Funding Is Part Of New York City's Newly Agreed To $92.8 Billion BudgetNew York City will become the first city to directly fund abortions. The new $92.8 billion budget agreement allocates $250,000 for abortion access for low-income women.
Mayor's New Budget Proposal Cuts City Employees, Takes Bite Out Of First Lady's Mental Health InitiativesFearing a national economic slowdown, Mayor Bill de Blasio has proposed a new budget that for the first time during his tenure that actually reduces the number of city employees.
De Blasio Lays Out Priorities For 2020 New York City BudgetMayor Bill de Blasio put forth the city’s budget plan for 2020, highlighting familiar priorities and $1 billion in savings over the current fiscal year.
NYC Mayor, City Council Announce $85.2 Billion Budget AgreementDe Blasio said Friday night the deal is “aimed at addressing the economic realities of everyday New Yorkers.”
Comptroller Scott Stringer: De Blasio's Budget Falls ShortComptroller Scott Stringer said Wednesday the budgetary elephant in the room this year is the number of open labor agreements the city has to settle.
Bloomberg Offers Stunning Prediction Of What Tax Rates Could Be Under Next MayorKnowing that many labor leaders have refused to negotiate new contracts in the hope that a new mayor would be friendlier, the man some call “El Bloombito” said wage hikes should be finito.
NYC Senior Centers At Mercy Of Statewide Budget CrunchThere is growing alarm among senior citizens in New York City over plans to shut down more than a 100 of the city's senior centers, but there is a new way those who depend on the centers are fighting back.
Bloomberg: Next Round Of City Layoffs LikelyMayor Michael Bloomberg has ordered a hiring freeze and another round of draconian budget cuts that could result in more layoffs and fewer city jobs.