Budget Cuts

Cuomo
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Peter Haskell
July 29, 2020 - 4:15 pm
Gov. Andrew Cuomo on Wednesday sounded the alarm about the new stimulus bill proposed by Senate Republicans saying it does not include any state or local aid.
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NYPD Officers
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Steve Burns
July 04, 2020 - 11:39 am
The city budget is coming under scrutiny once again, as new budget documents show the promised $1 billion cut to the NYPD may not be happening this year after all.
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Prospect Park
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Steve Burns
July 02, 2020 - 5:08 pm
While the NYPD’s $1 billion budget cut received the most attention, the city also slashed funding for other programs, leaving many advocates unhappy.
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NYPD
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Mack Rosenberg
June 19, 2020 - 4:47 pm
Cutting funding from the NYPD’s budget may include money for the Department of Transportation, according to a new report.
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NYPD Officers
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Kristie Keleshian
June 13, 2020 - 12:49 pm
City Council leaders are proposing $1 billion in cuts to the NYPD's $6 billion budget, saying they’ve come up with the savings that could make it possible.
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WCBS 880 Newsroom
June 12, 2020 - 4:54 pm
Newark on Friday followed New York City’s lead in slashing funding to the city’s police department in favor of funding youth and social services.
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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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