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Mere hours after the City Council and the Bloomberg administration announced an agreement on a mid-year budget plan, officials and advocates braced themselves.
One budget battle may be
Last Updated (Monday, June 03, 2013 02:42 PM)
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In a year when no New York pro sport team won a major championship, pitcher Cliff Lee delivered the coup de grace by rejecting a lavish offer
Last Updated (Thursday, May 30, 2013 12:59 PM)
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Milton Werner loves New York. He worked here for more than a decade, heading up a research laboratory that examined
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When the doors to the three remaining city OTB parlors shut for the final time Monday night, few New Yorkers probably noticed. The parlors seem like a
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New York City, which faces a predicted budget gap of $3.3 billion this fiscal year, is considering an expansion of the reach of "living wage" legislation that
Last Updated (Thursday, May 30, 2013 12:47 PM)
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Getting cash might become a little less convenient.
The City Council approved legislation Wednesday to crack down on illegal ATMs, which saturate city sidewalks, provide a haven for
Last Updated (Wednesday, June 06, 2012 01:02 PM)
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This poster, displayed at a demonstration several years ago in Albany, calls for dignity for domestic workers.
The New York State Domestic Workers Bill of Rights, the first
The Bloomberg administration released $1.6 billion in proposed budget cuts Thursday that could force lower-income families to pay more for childcare, shut down 20 fire companies at night and
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Here we go again: more mid-year city budget cuts, another Mayor's Management Report that dodges management issues, and another contracting report that celebrates rather than analyzes privatization.
Last Updated (Thursday, May 30, 2013 12:46 PM)
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Council Speaker Christine Quinn said Thursday she would not support legislation to require paid sick leave for every worker in New York City, effectively killing the proposal and
Last Updated (Thursday, May 30, 2013 12:38 PM)