Doomsday Mayoral Budget Steps Closer To Reality (City Limits)

When Mayor Bloomberg threatened to cut all kinds of services back in January, turns out he wasn’t kidding:

The big headline from Mayor Bloomberg’s announcement yesterday of his final city budget plan was that 6,414 city school jobs would be eliminated in response to an anticipated $493 million in reduced state education funding to New York City. But buried in the 4,024-page budget itself are dozens more cuts that would affect scores of city services, from libraries to summer youth jobs… [read more]