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Op Ed City Budget
October 21, 2019When New Yorkers head to the polls to vote, they will find five important ballot proposals, but one in particular is worth supporting because it would make an important change to how the city manages its budget.
October 18, 2019Without new funding or major savings in other areas, the proposed increase in the MTA police force will significantly increase the MTA’s operating deficit.
Letter Pensions & Benefits
October 18, 2019The Governor should veto all 18 bills and send a strong message that past reforms will not be overturned.
Blog Public Workforce
October 17, 2019Here are four facts about full-time NYC employees in fiscal year 2019.
Podcast episode City Budget
October 16, 20195 is the number of questions on the ballot for New Yorkers this November. The ballot questions are the product of a year-long review of the NYC Charter by the Charter Revision Commission. Two Commissioners—Carl Weisbroad and the Commission’s Chair Gail Benjamin—joined the pod to tell us more about these proposals.
October 15, 2019MTA’s $50 billion plan to upgrade transit system will likely lead to fare increases.
Statement City Budget
October 15, 2019CBC President Andrew Rein issued this statement on the 2019 New York City Charter Revision Commission’s Ballot Question 4 on the New York City Budge
October 11, 2019Deputy Mayor Been joined CBC to discuss City housing and economic development policy in a fireside chat with CBC President Andrew Rein.
Special Feature Housing
October 10, 2019This infographic presents a snapshot of Mayor's Housing Plan, Capital Commitments for Housing, NYCHA's Capital Needs, and NYC Tax Expenditures and Revenue.
Press Release Housing
October 10, 2019Mayor de Blasio today announced the creation of a working group to address the future of the Fulton Houses, Elliot-Chelsea, and Chelsea Addition NYCHA developments.
Report State Budget
October 09, 2019State leaders have two options to reconcile the disconnect between reality and the budget: reduce Medicaid spending and/or achieve savings in other areas of the budget.
Special Feature Public Workforce
October 08, 2019How much do New York City employees earn in pay each year?
October 07, 2019Among large urban ferry systems, NYC Ferry's subsidy is second highest.
Podcast episode State Budget
October 04, 2019$7.3 trillion is the total assets of the more than 3,000 insurance and financial institutions regulated by the New York State Department of Financial Services (DFS). DFS Superintendent Linda Lacewell discusses DFS' critical role as a regulator.
Statement Health Care
October 03, 2019CBC President Andrew S. Rein released this statement on the Medicaid Payment Delays in the New York State Budget: "The State making an end of fiscal year 2019 Medicaid payment a week late was no mere delay. It was an obfuscation of the State’s fiscal condition, allowing the State to avoid addressing a deep and recurring problem."
Letter City Budget
October 01, 2019As the City Council deliberates establishment of commercial waste zones, we urge enactment of non-exclusive waste zone.
Blog Public Workforce
September 25, 2019The MTA has committed to hiring 500 new police officers to address quality of life concerns, but it is necessary to understand this strategy comes at a cost.
Podcast episode Housing
September 20, 201990% is the share of NYCHA units that are at risk of no longer being cost effective to repair by 2027 at the current rate of deterioration. NYCHA released a plan to address this in December 2018. CBC Senior Research Associate Sean Campion joins the pod to discuss progress, the urgency of success, and the dismal impact of failure.
September 17, 2019Success of NYCHA 2.0 will require political, labor, and community support; assistance from City, State, and federal governments; and significant management improvements.
September 16, 2019The MTA should answer three significant questions when it releases the full 2020-2024 Capital Plan.