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Malcolm Smith denies Republican run for mayor
Malcolm Smith denies Republican run for mayor
News Terence M. Cullen 8/01/2012 at 3:45PM

Conflicting reports have come out about a Democrat state senator considering a run for mayor next year as a Republican. The New York Post reported on Wednesday, August 1, that State Senator Malcolm Smith, who was the majority leader when the party held the senate, was in talks with the state Republican party about running [...]

Balanced budget saves child care, libraries and fire companies
Balanced budget saves child care, libraries and fire companies
News Terence M. Cullen 6/26/2012 at 2:26PM

Without raising the tax bar, education, child care, libraries and other city services will be spared – despite original concerns of heavy cuts – in the 2013 Fiscal Year budget, city officials announced Monday, June 25 attributing the balanced budget to several cost-saving methods. “When times were better, the city set aside surplus revenue — [...]

Mayor announces balanced budget; fire companies, libraries and child care saved
News Billy Rennison 6/25/2012 at 7:17PM

With severe cuts to fire companies, child care and libraries looming, an on-time, balanced city budget was agreed upon with all services restored, the mayor announced. “We produced an on-time, balanced budget that does not raise taxes and preserves central services we all rely on,” said Mayor Michael Bloomberg at the press conference announcing the [...]

Mayor Michael Bloomberg reveals revised city budget
News Billy Rennison 5/03/2012 at 3:07PM

Mayor Michael Bloomberg today revealed a revised balanced budget that will retain nearly 2,000 teacher positions that he proposed eliminating in his preliminary plan. The $68.7 million budget includes no tax increases. “Our budget won’t impose any new taxes on New Yorkers, maintains the strength of the NYPD and continues our strong support for public [...]

This Morning’s Headlines
This Morning’s Headlines
Liu hints he might abandon run for mayor in light of scandal
Liu hints he might abandon run for mayor in light of scandal
News Jay Lane 3/01/2012 at 8:55AM

Liu hints he might abandon run for mayor in light of scandal Beleaguered city Comptroller John Liu hinted last night he might abandon a run for mayor following the arrest of his campaign treasurer in the mushrooming straw-donor fund-raising scandal. “All options are on the table. We’re moving forward,” Liu said in a vague response [...]

Second Liu campaign worker busted
News Melissa Chan 2/29/2012 at 4:04PM

Another worker on City Comptroller John Liu’s mayoral campaign has been arrested on fraud charges. Jia “Jenny” Hou — a 25-year-old campaign treasurer for the comptroller — was busted for illegally funneling campaign funds for the comptroller’s unofficial 2013 try for mayoral candidacy, feds said. According to restrictions laid out by the New York City [...]

Woman murdered in Queens
Woman murdered in Queens
News Jay Lane 2/03/2012 at 9:11AM

Woman murdered in Queens A 33-year-old woman was found murdered last night in a Queens apartment building, police said. The victim, whose identity was withheld, was slashed across the throat and found at 8:30 p.m. by her in-laws in a second-floor apartment at 26-80 30th St. in Astoria. It was unclear how long she had been [...]