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City Passes $66 Billion Budget

City Passes $66 Billion Budget

The doomsday scenario of teaching positions, firehouses and other vital services being cut was averted last Friday when Mayor Michael Bloomberg reached a preliminary agreement…

City Council Releases Pork Spending

The City Council released its Schedule C budget—more commonly known as pork spending—on Tuesday. Council Members divided $50 million to distribute to local non-profits and…

Republicans See Chance in Weiner’s Vacated Seat

Republicans See Chance in Weiner’s Vacated Seat

Former U.S Representative Anthony Weiner submitted an uncharacteristically terse resignation letter on Monday, opening a seat in New York’s 9th Congressional District. Governor Andrew Cuomo…

DOT Replacing Parking Meters

The city Department of Transportation (DOT) has begun alerting local community leaders that all single space parking meters in Queens will be replaced with muni-meters….