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Mayor Changes Tune on State Budget

Mayor Michael Bloomberg previously blasted state cuts to the city's budget as "an outrage."

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Mayor Says State Budget Cuts Are 'An Outrage'

State lawmakers announced that they had reached a tentative budget agreement Sunday.

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Governor and Lawmakers Reach Agreement on Budget

The approximately $132.5 billion budget is expected to reduce spending for 2011-2012 by two percent.

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Bloomberg Tries to Repair Reputation With Campaign-Style Ad

The self-financed ad is intended to counter-balance attack ads by the teachers' union and other critics.

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Budget Cuts Could Shrink NYPD, FDNY to Lowest Level in Decade

A new analysis of the mayor's preliminary budget also says that homeless shelter costs could soar.

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State Senate, Assembly Prepare to Pass Conflicting Budget Plans

The state Senate and Assembly versions both include restoring some spending cuts proposed by Andrew Cuomo.

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State Cuts Would Force Thousands Into Homeless Shelters, Mayor Says

Mayor Bloomberg said the city may need to build 70 new homeless shelters to make up for cuts to state aid.

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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.

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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.

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26 Manhattan Senior Centers on Chopping Block

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

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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.

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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.

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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.