negotiations

Sports lovers cry foul after MSG blackout
News Billy Rennison 1/11/2012 at 3:11PM

If a game is played and no one is able to watch it, did it really happen? More than one million sports fans have faced off with this problem after MSG was dropped from the Time Warner Cable lineup on January 1. The sports network and Time Warner are more than two weeks into their [...]

Funding for failing schools suspended
News Melissa Chan 1/10/2012 at 9:06AM

Federal funds for the city’s failing schools are on the line following negotiation deadlocks between the city and the union. Education Commissioner John B. King, Jr. announced on January 3 that he has suspended “School Improvement Grant” (SIG) funding throughout the state. The $60 million in SIG grants would have provided “adequate resources” — including [...]