Shootings that plagued the city for most of the summer have not abated, and some city leaders question whether the police have backed off enforcement.
With far less money than anticipated, campaign officials are scrambling to address a severe financial disadvantage against Joseph R. Biden Jr., producing something of an internal blame game.
Haley Messner and Tanner Cemper had obstacles to overcome before they could marry. First came their financial issues, then they had to deal with a pandemic.
It created the blueprint for what TV has become. And, while networks and streaming services reap the benefits of PBS’s successes, it is still struggling to survive.
As museum staffs demand social justice in the office, an institution sells off prime works to answer the call. Is this the right way to do it?
Taxes on gasoline and diesel increased by 9.3 cents a gallon on Thursday in a state once known for bargain fuel. The increase came a month after tolls on major roadways also went up.
California has been considering how to adjust with a $55 million budget shortfall. An influx of TV money by staging a football season will help.
The pandemic has crippled tourism, retail and the culture sector. The damage could last years, and layoffs, service cuts and added debt are all on the table.
When a majority of City Council members promised to “end policing as we know it” after George Floyd’s killing, they became a case study in how idealistic calls for structural change can falter.
It is one of the first states to take on debt to plug a budget hole created by the impact of the coronavirus.
The symbolic move, which would yield $860,000 in anticipated savings, could be a precursor to similar maneuvers to slash the budget.
Before he borrows, Mayor de Blasio needs to make significant cuts to avoid greater pain later.
State Democratic lawmakers are pressuring Gov. Andrew Cuomo to approve a tax on the wealthy, fearing that budget cuts will hurt those most in need.
Foolish federal dithering means states have to step in. Yes, even in the midst of a pandemic.
The job cuts come as the rail agency’s response to fiscal challenges receives scrutiny from rail advocates and federal lawmakers.
Six months into the pandemic and with no coherent national testing strategy, the Trump administration is encouraging private development of an array of faster and cheaper techniques.
Budget cuts have left some of New York City’s green spaces with unmown lawns, unemptied garbage cans and littered playgrounds.
If Stanford, which has deep resources and a reputation as a factory for Olympians, can’t maintain its sports programs amid the pandemic, athletes fear that no one can.
A plan would set aside money at birth for children in most families, giving them a financial lift when they reach 18 and enter adulthood.
So this is how it feels to be abandoned by your government.
The Department of Health and Human Services told hospitals in April that reporting to the vendor, TeleTracking Technologies, was a “prerequisite to payment.”
Reacting to a vote in Austin to cut millions from its police budget, Gov. Greg Abbott is backing legislation to deprive cities of control over a major revenue source if they follow suit.
Those with budgets that rely heavily on tourism, sales taxes or direct state assistance will face particular distress.
The Trump administration is planning a sharp increase in the cost of naturalization this fall. Critics say it is part of a pattern intended to discourage immigration from poor nations.
Providing more aid to struggling governments has become one of the biggest issues tangling up the debate over another pandemic rescue package.
Carmen Best announced her retirement on Monday night, hours after the City Council approved cuts to the police budget.
Several Black City Council members have lashed out at progressives, comparing calls to defund the police to “colonization” and “political gentrification.”
When it is safe enough to return to school, young children would benefit the most. Yet financial pressures are pushing colleges to reopen most rapidly, an economist says.
The pandemic has changed the way we budget. Here’s some advice to get back on track.
Even as the economic crisis creates new demand for their services, organizations with millions of workers are resorting to layoffs as revenues dry up.
With her long experience as German chancellor, she shapes a necessary compromise on virus aid for the battered European south. But it’s consensus at a cost.
The transit agency will announce budget cuts on Wednesday. Officials are hoping federal assistance will help ease the crisis that the pandemic has created.
The $857 billion package includes unprecedented steps to help less wealthy countries, including selling collective debt and giving much of the money as grants, not loans.
Transit leaders are urging Congress to provide billions of dollars in aid, and warn of dire consequences if they decline.
Steve Searles kept the bears in check in Mammoth Lakes, Calif., but quit his post after the coronavirus epidemic led to cuts in the town’s budget.
I am a Black police officer. We need to change what it means to serve our communities.
The congresswoman and other progressives want to tax the ultrarich to help New Yorkers devastated by the coronavirus.
Congress must act decisively to avoid repeating mistakes of the recovery from the Great Recession.
Early hopes for a quick rebound from the pandemic have yielded to worries about its long-term impact on state finances and the governor’s ambitious agenda.
As the president casts himself as a bulwark against “angry mobs,” there are signs that he is alienating voters in bedroom communities who view him as a deeply flawed messenger on issues of race.
Organizers said they were helping vulnerable people. But nearby residents said the camp had turned into an unruly — and at times violent — shantytown.
As President Trump and others push to get students back in the classroom this fall, educators say they need more support and clearer guidelines.
Disregarding the advice of his own health experts, President Trump also attacked the C.D.C.’s reopening guidelines as onerous and expensive.
The British government has promised $2 billion to save its cultural institutions, while the American theater, lacking meaningful leadership, is left to fend for itself.
Nearly 70 percent of U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services employees will be furloughed because the immigration processing fees that fund the agency have plummeted.
As they learn more about it, voters have shown some receptiveness to the phrase, polling suggests. But they largely want to reinvest resources, not eliminate departments.
Congress is set to end the aid that was supposed to see workers through the coronavirus crisis, even as it keeps getting worse.
A stopgap budget with $4 billion in cuts also includes an opening for private development in state parks, like a long-desired expansion of a golf course into Liberty State Park.