Wednesday, April 17, 2013
No one had really heard of “adult day care centers” before they emerged at the center of a bribery scandal involving a Bronx Assemblyman. But as it turns out, a recent change in state regulations means the centers have become a potentially lucrative enterprise for their operators – and with almost no oversight. It’s no wonder they are at the center of a bribery scandal.
Tuesday, June 26, 2012
The annual city budget dance has ended, and the City Council and Mayor Michael R. Bloomberg have waltzed to a deal for $68.5 billion that includes no tax increases, no firehouse closings, no widespread layoffs of teachers or others — and, in fact, slight increases to some services for children and families.
Thursday, February 02, 2012
For the first time in three years, New York City teachers are not being threatened with layoffs, "unless something dramatic happens," Mayor Michael R. Bloomberg said, announcing his preliminary budget on Thursday.