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City Agencies Have Two Weeks to Make $600 Million in New Cuts

City agencies were informed Wed. that they must find ways to cut their spending by at least another 2 percent.

East Village & Lower East Side »

Lower East Side Senior Centers at Risk Under Budget Proposal

Special programs like translation services and kosher meals are at risk unless funding is restored, local officials said.

Manhattan »

Bloomberg Puts City Agencies on Alert for More Cuts

Bloomberg warned of more harsh cuts, but said he was "optimistic" about a deal on merit-based teacher layoffs.

Manhattan »

26 Manhattan Senior Centers on Chopping Block

The centers are among 105 senior centers citywide that will have to close without additional state funding.

Manhattan »

Federal Budget Crunch May Force Statue of Liberty to Close

A threatened government shutdown Friday would force the closure of tourist attractions like Liberty Island.

Downtown »

Price of World Trade Center PATH Hub Swells by $180 Million

The Santiago Calatrava-designed station will now cost $3.44 billion.

Midtown & Theater District »

Elderly Plead with Lawmakers to Save Senior Centers

Between 100 and 110 of the city's 256 senior centers will be forced to close because of budget cuts, officials said.

Manhattan »

Bloomberg Announces Deep Cuts to Schools, Daycare to Balance Budget

Mayor Michael Bloomberg is seeking to lay off 4,666 teachers and lose another 1,500 through attrition.

Manhattan »

Former Gov. Paterson Was "Out of His Time"

Paterson had nothing but high praise for his successor's handling of the budget so far.

Manhattan »

Bloomberg Pleads with Albany to Restore Budget

Mayor Michael Bloomberg warned of thousands of city layoffs if the budget proposed by Gov. Cuomo is passed.

Manhattan »

Bloomberg to Albany: You Cut Our Budget, Now Cut Our Costs

Mayor Michael Bloomberg said Tuesday's budget plan strips the city of nearly $2 billion in state funding.

Manhattan »

Education, Medicaid Slashed as Gov. Cuomo Drops Budget Ax

The governor's newly released budget includes serious cuts, including $518 million less in education aid for the city.

Manhattan »

Bloomberg Warns That 15,000 Teachers Could Be Fired

Gov. Andrew Cuomo will announce next Tuesday how much education funding the city will lose.

Manhattan »

Blizzard of 2010 Will Cost City $68 Million, Report Says

The December blizzard that wreaked havoc on New York will also slammed the city's finances.

Manhattan »

Port Authority Cuts 200 Jobs, But Won’t Yet Raise Fares or Tolls

The Port Authority unanimously passed a $7.2 billion budget for 2011 on Tuesday.

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