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'Crime Of All Kinds Has Increased': Austerity Stories From New Jersey

The Huffington Post | Alexander Eichler | Posted 12.04.2012 | Politics

Amid all the job losses that have taken place in recent years, the public sector has been one of the hardest hit areas. Between 2009 and 2012, state a...

Arthur Delaney

State, Local Governments To Fire 481,000 Workers: Report | Arthur Delaney | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

To cover for lost tax revenues, local governments will fire nearly 500,000 workers in the coming year, according to a national survey of counties and ...

Chicago To Layoff 1,000 City Employees

Chicago Sun-Times | Fran Spielman | Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago

UPDATE The Chicago Police union ripped Mayor Daley over reports that he would leave hundreds of police department vacancies unfilled as he attempts t...

City Debt $420 Million

The Huffington Post | Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago

Chicago is facing a $420 million budget hole, city budget officials announced Thursday. They project a $141 million shortfall this year that will ball...

City To Fire 1,000 -- At Least

Chicago Sun-Times | Fran Spielman | Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago

Chicago has a $425 million budget gap that will require a "paradigm shift" in services the city provides, the way they are delivered and the number of...