City Bid to Borrow Billions Could Lead to Renewed Power for State Budget Board

With the City Council moving to back Mayor Bill de Blasio’s plans to borrow billions of dollars to cover red ink in the city budget, fiscal experts are digging...

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...

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...

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...

School budget cuts could be worse than thought, advocates say

Just as the New Mexico Legislature passes a new budget that will cut 0.6 percent out of the school budget for the next fiscal year, a newly released report...

‘An Arm and a Leg’: Financial Self-Defense School Is Now in Session

When you need medical care, it can be a lot like entering a casino — playing for your financial life with the deck stacked against you. But in this episode,...

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...

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...

California To Provide Financial Boost To Help Buy Health Coverage

If you are among the Californians who buy your own health insurance, a surprise may await you as the enrollment period for 2020 coverage opens this week. Starting Jan. 1,...

Trump administration says it plans to use financial pressure to push schools to reopen...

President Trump and Education Secretary Betsy DeVos are continuing their aggressive push for schools across the country to offer in-person instruction five days a week this fall, raising threats...

Stay connected

20,691FansLike
2,367FollowersFollow
16,300SubscribersSubscribe
- Advertisement -

Latest article

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...