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December 22, 2016Why do owners of the same type of property pay vastly different rates?
Blog Public Workforce
November 29, 2016The 2016 Benefit Sweetener Scorecard identifies more than 60 bills active this session. These bills could cost the State and local governments hundreds of millions of dollars per year, and since about half the bills do not specify a fiscal impact, the potential costs could be significantly greater.
Report Pensions & Benefits
October 05, 2016A unique feature of a tax deferred compensation plan available to NYC teachers guarantees them a 7% investment return regardless of what happens to interest rates or in the stock market.
Presentation Economic Development
September 28, 2016Data for indicators used for New York City Competitiveness Scorecard, 2016.
Report Economic Development
September 28, 2016How does the New York City metro area compare to other large cities in the competition for a talented workforce? Affordability and commute times remain challenges.
Video Economic Development
September 28, 2016CBC Vice President Maria Doulis presented findings of CBC's Competitiveness Scorecard, which assesses the New York City metro area's competitiveness in attracting talent. The presentation was followed by a panel discussion on ways NYC can improve its competitive edge.
September 27, 2016Reviews the MTA's preliminary 2017 budget and points to risks, including expiring labor contracts and looming OPEB liabilities.
Testimony Economic Development
September 22, 2016The impact of tax expenditures should be regularly assessed to determine whether they are inducing behavior or subsidizing activity that would happen anyway.
September 20, 2016This report identifies strategies and options the Metropolitan Transportation Authority (MTA) can pursue to improve the financial outlook and quality of Access-A-Ride, the paratransit program.
Blog City Budget
September 19, 2016Reviews performance results in FY2016 in areas identified by priorities by the de Blasio Administration, including solid waste, housing, fire, corrections, health, and homelessness. Includes interactive data tracker.
Blog City Budget
September 12, 2016Identifies by priorities of the de Blasio Administration, including solid waste, housing, fire, corrections, health, and homelessness. Includes interactive data tracker for performance data from FY2009-2016.
Blog Capital Spending
August 01, 2016The Dormitory Authority of the State of New York (DASNY) manages construction of buildings and provides low-cost financing for public and nonprofit institutions.
Video City Budget
July 27, 2016Maria Doulis of the watchdog Citizens Budget Commission and Howard Cure of Evercore Wealth Management dissect New York City’s $82 billion budget with Bond Buyer Northeast regional editor Paul Burton. They explore efficiencies, debt management, reserves, the economy, the capital budget and Mayor Bill de Blasio’s plan to overhaul Health + Hospitals.
Blog City Budget
July 22, 2016A giant slice of the New York City budget pays for costs that are the legacy of commitments made in the past: debt service, pensions, and retiree health insurance. These legacy costs already exceed 20 percent of the budget and will expand by 20 percent to more than $20 billion in annual spending by fiscal year 2020.
July 18, 2016The New York City Department of Housing Preservation and Development is the nation's largest municipal housing agency, and is charged with implementing the largest housing plan in the city's history. How's it doing?
Testimony City Budget
June 07, 2016Unless residential trash collection costs are reduced, new program costs will greatly overwhelm any potential savings from landfill reduction. A significant expansion of food waste collection may also outpace regional processing infrastructure.
Report City Budget
June 03, 2016This report analyzes spending growth under Mayor Bill de Blasio using the last financial plan prepared by Mayor Michael Bloomberg as a starting point. The analysis reveals the priorities of the de Blasio administration.
Video Capital Spending
June 01, 2016Tony Guida sits down with the CBC's Vice President, Maria Doulis, to discuss why New York City's mega-projects run over budget and how the public sector can build better.
Special Feature City Budget
June 01, 2016Presents a snapshot of New York City's financial plan, including projections for tax revenues, expenses, headcount, debt service, and savings from the health savings agreement with the Municipal Labor Committee and the Citywide Savings Plan.