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Podcast episode City Budget
July 02, 2020$1 billion is the target reduction in the NYPD budget that became the focal point of recent budget negotiations. Was this cut actually made in the NYC Adopted FY2021 Budget? CBC's Adrian Pietrzak and Ana Champeny discuss the NYPD's budget and how it's going to change in the coming year in this special mini-episode.
Blog City Budget
June 12, 2020The NYPD is New York City’s third largest agency, commanding $10.9 billion in spending in fiscal year 2020, including pensions, fringe benefits, and debt service costs.
Special Feature Public Workforce
May 18, 2020NYC budget documents don't show a plan to shrink the workforce, which reached an all-time high, during this recession. That should change.
Blog Public Workforce
February 18, 2020The agreements should include greater savings, including workrule changes, to offset the impact of these increased costs.
Report Public Workforce
December 09, 2015The FDNY responds to more more medical emergencies than fires. The department needs a fundamental transformation.
Special Feature City Budget
November 17, 2015Presents total expenses and headcount of New York City Police Department, focusing on overtime costs.
Video Public Workforce
November 17, 2015CBC Breakfast with NYPD Commissioner William J. Bratton in November 2015.
Blog City Budget
August 03, 2015Police officers have a greater budget impact than most other City employees: what's the cost of 1,300 new cops?
June 22, 2015High levels of school spending in NY largely reflected the relatively high cost of employee compensation.
Report Pensions & Benefits
March 31, 2006This report summarizes a more detailed study prepared by CBC, “The Case for Redesigning Retirement Benefits for New York’s Public Employees,” released in 2005. For decades the popular image of government employment has involved the tradeoff of lower wages for job security and relatively generous retirement benefits. That image, while still widespread, is no longer the reality.