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Council Passes On-Time Budget, Overrides Mayor's Veto on Living Wage Bill

The City Council passed a new budget plan late Thursday that averts the worst of threatened cuts.

Forest Hills »

Budget Deal Saves Forest Hills After-School Program From Closure

The Beacon after-school enrichment program would have shut down on July 1 without a City Council deal.

Long Island City »

Queens Libraries Spared Closure Under Budget Deal

The budget agreement restores most of the funds to the Queens library system.

New York City »

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.

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