Jessica Gould appears in the following:
Thursday, July 17, 2014
Workers will start paying a portion of their salaries for health care premiums for the first time.
Sunday, July 13, 2014
It's the time of year that thousands of young Jewish Americans, many of them from the New York City area, head to Israel.
Thursday, July 10, 2014
Lt. Gordon "Matt" Ambelas, a firefighter for 14 years, died on Saturday from severe burns and smoke inhalation while searching a one-bedroom unit for survivors in Williamsburg.
Wednesday, July 09, 2014
After a barrage of complaints from commuters and lawmakers, the Port Authority of New York and New Jersey announced it will spend $90 million to make improvements to its aging bus terminal on Manhattan's West Side.
Tuesday, July 08, 2014
It’s an E.R. without a hospital. HealthPlex will offer 24-hour emergency care, outpatient surgery, and a range of specialists, but it won’t allow patients to stay overnight.
Wednesday, July 02, 2014
BNP Paribas' settlement to resolve charges it processed transactions for clients in Sudan and Iran includes some $4 billion for New York state and its localities. And budget watchers warn the money should be invested — not used to plug budget holes.
Monday, June 30, 2014
"Balanced and responsible," or a plan that will hurt working families?
Wednesday, June 25, 2014
A New Jersey judge has ruled that Gov. Chris Christie can follow through with his plan to reduce the state's contributions to public workers' pension funds.
Monday, June 23, 2014
Democrats take the lead, offering a deal that would increase taxes and maintain pension payments.
Saturday, June 21, 2014
Democrats bare their teeth and show their lovey-dovey side as a primary in an uptown congressional race gets heated. City Hall delivers the least contentious budget in decades — and the Albany session limps to its finale.
Friday, June 20, 2014
Budget watchdogs are warning that maintaining this level of spending will be hard if the city's economy faces a setback.
Monday, June 16, 2014
Monday, June 16, 2014
New York City's property tax system is notoriously complicated. Now a lawsuit says it's also discriminatory.
Thursday, June 12, 2014
The city got good news from the bond rating agencies on the mayor's first budget. Maria Doulis, director of city studies for the Citizens Budget Commission, and WNYC reporter Jessica Gould talk about the budget and the ongoing negotiations with the remaining public worker unions, the City Council and Albany lawmakers.
Tuesday, June 10, 2014
The city's bonds are getting good ratings, but some investors are still worried.
Thursday, May 15, 2014
Friday, May 09, 2014
Mayor Bill de Blasio is touting a "progressive" budget that reflects his administration's values. But budget watchdogs say some significant costs are being pushed down the road.
Monday, May 05, 2014
Taxes help keep low prices at the pump, but that could pose problems as the state takes on massive debt to pay for transportation projects.
Thursday, April 24, 2014
New Jersey needs to raise its gas tax — or risk running out of funding for future road, bridge and transit improvements, according to a nonprofit policy group.
Wednesday, April 23, 2014
In the annual back-and-forth known as the "budget dance," New York City Council is now taking the lead.
The council submitted its response to Mayor Bill de Blasio's nearly $74 billion preliminary budget that outlined its priorities, ranging from universal free lunches in schools, to a new commission to ...