N.Y.C.'s Budget Dance

Whalen, Robert
May 2006
Bond Buyer;5/8/2006, Vol. 356 Issue 32376, p37
Trade Publication
This article discusses the budget process involving New York, N.Y. Mayor Michael Bloomberg and the city council. Bloomberg cut $338 million of council-proposed expenditures from the budget. Councilmembers called for the restoration of these funds that support cultural activities, public health measures, and pre-kindergarten programs.


Related Articles

  • NEW YORK: N.Y.C. Faces $1.9B of Risk. Phillips, Ted // Bond Buyer;6/8/2009, Vol. 368 Issue 33127, p9 

    The article reports on the announcement made by Comptroller Thomas DiNapoli that the state government of New York City will face budget risk through the end of fiscal 2010. It states that the risk was prompted by the move of Mayor Michael Bloomberg and the City Council to raise sales taxes by...

  • Budget news better than you thought. David, Greg // Crain's New York Business;1/11/2010, Vol. 26 Issue 2, p9 

    The article presents the author's views about New York City mayor Michael R. Bloomberg administration's updation of its forecast for the New York City's budget for the current fiscal year, which ends June 30, 2010.

  • Fierce fight over budget proposal. Browne, J. Zamgba // New York Amsterdam News;2/21/2002, Vol. 93 Issue 8, p3 

    Focuses on the budget proposals of Mayor Michael Bloomberg in New York. Call for city agencies to cut its budgets; Plan of the mayor to reduce the municipal workforce; Opposition of Councilman James Davis to the proposal to hike parking tickets.

  • IBO Evaluates Budget. Whalen, Robert // Bond Buyer;4/3/2006, Vol. 356 Issue 32352, p33 

    The article reports on New York City Independent Budget Office's release of its evaluation of the 2007 budget proposal of Mayor Michael Bloomberg. Bloomberg proposes a $53.6 billion for 2007. Bloomberg has projected a $3.1 billion surplus in 2006. According to the Independent Budget, the...

  • Smoke out. Stein, Lisa // U.S. News & World Report;12/23/2002, Vol. 133 Issue 24, p12 

    Want to light up in the Big Apple? Stay out of restaurants and bars. New York Mayor Michael Bloomberg and the city council last week agreed to ban smoking in virtually every eatery, drinking hole, and workplace. Right now, smoking's prohibited in restaurants with more than 35 seats but not in...

  • N.Y.C. Comptroller Thompson Questions Bloomberg and His 'Risky Assumptions'. McKaig, Ryan // Bond Buyer;3/22/2002, Vol. 339 Issue 31350, p5 

    Reports revenue risks associated with the budget proposal of Mayor Michael Bloomberg for 2003 in New York City. Reference to a report warning from city comptroller William C. Thompson; Details of the budget proposal; Focus on non-recurring solutions; Rise in borrowing.

  • DCA Receives $118.8 Million for FY04. Armbrust, Roger // Back Stage;7/4/2003, Vol. 44 Issue 27, p2 

    The New York City Council and Mayor Michael Bloomberg have managed to cover a $6.4 billion deficit by agreeing on a $43.7 billion budget for fiscal year 2004, the largest budget in the city's history. That action included restoring $24.1 million to a budget for the Department of Cultural...

  • NYC Slashes Recycling. D.J. // Waste Age;Aug2002, Vol. 33 Issue 8, p12 

    Reports the decision of City Mayor Michael R. Bloomberg and the city council on suspending the recycling program in New York City. Examination on the efficiency of the recycling program; Saving cost of the proposed recycling plan; Importance of the suspension on offsetting the budget deficit of...

  • The Bronx Zoo: A potential casualty of Bloomberg's budget. JOHNSON, STEPHON // New York Amsterdam News;6/30/2011, Vol. 102 Issue 26, p36 

    The article reports that New York City Mayor Michael Bloomberg's proposed spending plan for the 2012 fiscal year would cut the Bronx Zoo's operating budget by over 50 percent. Operators of the zoo said that it would result in scaled-back hours of operation, and could also the hurt surrounding...


Read the Article


Sorry, but this item is not currently available from your library.

Try another library?
Sign out of this library

Other Topics