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This Week in Transition

Monday, November 25, 2013

Brigid Bergin, WNYC politics reporter, and Andrew Hawkins, political reporter for Crain's New York Business, discuss the latest news in the de Blasio transition, from appointments to the final - balanced - Bloomberg budget.


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Councilman Recchia on NYC's Budget

Tuesday, May 10, 2011

We can't mortgage our future. We have to be responsible and we have to save as many jobs as possible because when we lay off teachers it winds up costing the city additional money so we have to keep all of this in our minds throughout the whole process.

City Councilman Domenic Recchia, on The Brian Lehrer Show.

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Councilman Recchia on the Budget

Tuesday, May 10, 2011

Domenic Recchia, Chairman of the Finance Committee and New York City Council Member (D-District 47) representing Coney Island, Bensonhurst, Brighton Beach and Gravesend, responds to Mayor Bloomberg's budget proposal and previews the ongoing budget negotiations with the City Council.

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Mayor's Final Budget Includes 6,000 Teacher Cuts

Friday, May 06, 2011

Mayor Michael Bloomberg presented a final budget "full of difficult decisions" on Friday that included the loss of more than 6,000 teachers.