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Op Ed Pensions & Benefits
June 15, 2018The City Council adopted a budget for fiscal year 2019 that totals almost $90 billion. Almost $10 billion will be devoted to pensions for public employees, and the amount is projected to grow. And yet, for some, this is not enough.
Op Ed City Budget
April 16, 2018The Fair Fares proposal can be accommodated within the city budget by exercising greater restraint in hiring and more aggressively tackling inefficiencies in its operations.
Press Mention Public Workforce
February 04, 2017As the role of the New York City firefighter has evolved to include more emergency medical care, budget watchdogs have been calling for a reorganization of the fire department. Union officials, however, argue that the current structure is working fine. After emergency medical services merged with the fire department in 1996, firefighters began responding to the highest-priority medical calls. In those 20 years, medical emergencies have grown to 47% from 31% of the calls that firefighters respond to.