Budget Cuts

School bus Brooklyn
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Steve Burns
April 19, 2020 - 7:22 pm
Budget cuts forced the city to eliminate its summer youth employment program, and some officials are concerned that kids with no other options might turn to crime.
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Chuck Schumer VIPR dogs
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Mike Sugerman
February 16, 2020 - 2:54 pm
Sen. Chuck Schumer is blasting the White House for proposed cuts that would eliminate some of the specialized bomb-sniffing dogs used to fight terrorism at transit hubs like Penn Station, while a New Jersey congressman said he’s outraged antiterrorism funds are being cut in his state.
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Blurred Subway Train
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August 16, 2019 - 6:45 pm
The MTA on Friday warned a budget crunch could lead to service reductions beginning in the fall.
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Mayor Bill de Blasio
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April 25, 2019 - 7:29 pm
With an eye on the dark clouds of an uncertain economy, Mayor Bill de Blasio on Thursday unveiled the city's new cautious spending blueprint.
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Mayor Bill de Blasio
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February 07, 2019 - 6:36 pm
For the first time in his tenure, Mayor Bill de Blasio is demanding each city agency come up with cut as the city faces a major decrease in tax revenue.
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