University funding: a juggling act

The federal government’s juggling act with university funding today – making some arts and humanities courses more than twice as expensive, but “job-relevant” courses cheaper – is “unfortunate and...

Despite financial struggles, Mark’s Outing nourishes the community

Mark Outing, 48, sat on a table in his eponymous East Side burger restaurant and talked modestly about the experiences that made him who he is today. In 1999, Outing...

Udall: NM set to get financial relief, another bill likely on its way

Thanks to a $2 trillion congressional relief package, New Mexico will start seeing financial support from the federal government for businesses impacted by COVID-19. And U.S. Sen. Tom Udall,...

Buoyed by ‘Super-Fans,’ Embattled Nautilus Magazine Hopes to Right Its Course

AFTER MORE THAN three years of financial distress, the highbrow science and culture magazine Nautilus announced on Wednesday that it would be acquired by “an investor group of super-fans.” Pending final approval...

Analysis: Texas in a state of financial uncertainty

It will be a miracle if Texas Comptroller Glenn Hegar and his team of financial prognosticators are right about the arc of the state’s economy over the next few months. The LBJ...

In financial crisis, NYC cut $707M from its education budget. These programs will feel...

The city’s education department took a $707 million hit in the new fiscal year, including $65 million more in budget cuts than Mayor Bill de Blasio proposed in the spring. While...

Dialysis Patients Panic As Financial ‘Life Raft’ Becomes Unmoored

Russell Desmond received a letter a few weeks ago from the American Kidney Fund that he said felt like “a smack on the face.” The organization informed Desmond, who has kidney failure...

Ducey campaign double reports $1.1 million in contributions

Campaign finance reports summarizing the money raised and spent by Arizona political committees during 2017 show more than $1 million in contributions that have been double reported because of...

MTA Budget Woes Headed Off the Rails as Subways and Buses Gear up for...

The MTA’s financial troubles run far deeper than the dramatic coronavirus-driven drop in revenue from fares and tolls, new documents show. The transit agency has fallen short by hundreds of...

Financial Meltdown Taking California Budget From Bad to Worse

California isn’t the only state floundering in rough economic waters, but because of its size, keeping this ship afloat may be more difficult — and painful — than most. Ten...

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Dialysis Patients Panic As Financial ‘Life Raft’ Becomes Unmoored

Russell Desmond received a letter a few weeks ago from the American Kidney Fund that he said felt like “a smack on the face.” The organization informed...

De Blasio Budget Filled With Short-Term Risks and Long-Term Dangers, Fiscal Watchdogs Say

New York City is depending on federal aid from Washington to protect Mayor Bill de Blasio’s precariously balanced pandemic-shaped budget from the many risks...

Report shows state was double-counting permanent fund money for years

An annual audit of the state’s finances found that officials had double-counted over $750 million dollars. And that’s not the first time something like...