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Nyc Budget Cuts

Restoring City Priorities Along With Spending Cuts

Carol Kellermann | Posted 08.25.2012 | New York
Carol Kellermann

Each year at this time, the mayor and the City Council engage in a "budget dance" over which of the spending cuts proposed in the mayor's budget for the fiscal year will be restored. But this year they're dancing to the wrong tune.

City Penalizes Principals Who Save Money With Exorbitant Tax

Posted 05.25.2011 | New York

With big cuts in education funding expected next year, many principals have tucked away rainy day funds. Under a new city policy, principals who save...

Bloomberg's Budget Would Cut 6,000 Teachers

AP | SAMANTHA GROSS | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York

NEW YORK — A $2.1 billion boost in projected tax revenue will keep the city from planning new cuts to services, but the city is forging ahead wi...