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Liu's Fundraising Lags as He's Set to Formally Announce Mayoral Run

City Council Speaker Christine Quinn brought in another half million duribng the latest filing period.

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Mayor Bloomberg's Final Budget Slashes Teacher Jobs, Afterschool Programs

Mayor Michael Bloomberg unveiled his final budget Tuesday at City Hall.

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Occupy Wall Street Cost NYPD $17 Million in Overtime

Ray Kelly said police have spent $17 million in overtime policing the Occupy Wall Street movement.

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Governor Will Withhold Extra School Aid Without Teacher Evaluation System

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

Murray Hill, Gramercy & Midtown East »

Food Stamp Use Soars at Union Square Greenmarket

The Union Square Greenmarket is attracting a growing legion of food stamp shoppers.

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 »

50 Millionth Visitor Welcomed to New York City

The city is on track to welcome 50 million visitors this year, breaking the city record.

Manhattan »

Furious Mayor Blasts Obama Over Supercommittee Failure

Mayor Michael Bloomberg criticized President Barack Obama Monday evening as the supercommittee convened to curb the nation's debt officially admitted failure.

Manhattan »

Bloomberg Calls for Layoffs With City $500M Over Budget

The city's latest budget revision includes 250 additional layoffs by the end of June, as the city continues to tighten its fiscal belt.

Manhattan »

Borough President Wants to Abolish City Council Member Items

Manhattan Borough President Scott Stringer says there is "no rhyme or reason" to how member item money is allocated now.

Manhattan »

Stringer Calls for Moratorium on New Schools Contracts

The borough president's call comes after a string of alleged scandals involving spending and consultants.

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 »

City Can Save Half a Billion Dollars By Cutting Waste, Mayor Michael Bloomberg Says

As part of the new cost-cutting initiative, the city will be consolidating office space and eliminating redundant operations.

Manhattan »

Rich Russians are Partying it Up in Manhattan

Manhattan appears to be the new playground for wealthy Russians looking to have a good time.

Manhattan »

New Website Lets New Yorkers Track City Spending

A new website site allows city tax payers to see how much agencies spend on things like liquor and car services.