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Bloomberg and City Council Reach $68.5B Budget Deal, Saving Child Care

The City Council and Mayor Michael Bloomberg announced a $68.5B budget Monday that saves child care.

Central Harlem »

Harlem Parents Fear Popular Day Care Center Could Close

Salem Day Care is one of many day care centers slated to close due to budget cuts.

Williamsburg »

Williamsburg Rallies Against Daycare Center Cuts

More than 100 parents, leaders and teachers protested Williamsburg's five daycare closures.

New York City »

Livery Cab Lawsuit Leaves $1 Billion Hole in City's Budget

Bloomberg's $1 billion budget savior is strapped to the roof of the street hail plan.

Astoria »

Third of Queens Libraries Would Close Under 'Devastating' Budget Cuts

The Queens Library is facing the prospect of losing $26.7 million in budget funding in fiscal year 2013.

New York City »

Bloomberg's Proposed Cuts 'Dire' for Children, de Blasio Report Charges

Public Advocate Bill de Blasio released a report claiming the mayor's proposed budget will hurt children.

New York City »

Mayor Slashes After-School Programs but Spares Teacher Cuts

Mayor Michael Bloomberg's 2013 Executive Budget will cut 200 after-school programs.

Manhattan »

Independent Budget Office Suggests Scrapping Summer School to Save Cash

The city could save $28 million a year by scrapping elementary and middle summer school programs.

Manhattan »

Casino Gambling a Step Closer After Albany Deal

Legislators have moved forward with plans to legalize casino gambling through a constitutional amendment.

South Bronx »

Mott Haven Residents Vie for $1 Million in City Council Discretionary Funds

Councilwoman Melissa Mark-Viverito set aside money for projects suggested and selected by the community.

Upper West Side & Morningside Heights »

Stringer Positions Himself as Defender of Middle Class Ahead of Mayoral Run

The Manhattan Borough President delivered his State of the Borough address Thursday night.

Manhattan »

Mayor Bloomberg to Outline Cuts in Budget Speech

Mayor Michael Bloomberg will present his budget plan for the coming fiscal year Thursday.

Manhattan »

Governor Will Withhold Extra School Aid Without Teacher Evaluation System

Gov. Andrew Cuomo threatened to withhold schools funding without teacher evaluation systems.

Manhattan »

More Cash in Coffers than City Says, According to IBO

The Independent Budget Office says the city's latest budget projections may be too pessimistic.

Midtown & Theater District »

The City Has 7,000 New Hotel Rooms in the Works, But Can it Fill Them?

The city has 7,000 new hotel rooms in the pipeline. But will enough visitors come to keep them full?