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Unions Intensify Pressure against Bloomberg Budget Cuts Updated

🕔09:55, 23.Jun 2011

New York City’s July 1 budget deadline looms.  Mayor Bloomberg has proposed cutting 4,000 teachers, day care closures, and the elimination of 22 fire houses. Week after week, municipal workers have been staging large protests, joined by hundreds of city

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Concerns Remain On Day Care Cuts Updated

🕔12:54, 13.May 2011

Mayor Bloomberg restored his plan to slash over 16,000 day care slots last week, but at least one City Council member is saying his figures don’t add up. Bloomberg cut the slots – that are a lifeline to working parents

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Elections Matter Updated

🕔14:20, 17.Mar 2011

By now, it has become a familiar theme: weekly protests against some aspect of Mayor Michael  Bloomberg’s draconian schools policy and his suddenly austere budget proposals. Community groups, school advocates, parents, students, blogs, newspaper editorial boards and local politicians host

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What State Budget Cuts Mean to the Children of New York Open Letter to Governor Cuomo Updated

🕔11:16, 11.Mar 2011

March 7, 2011 To the Governor of the State of New York The New York State Assembly The New York State Senate The Children’s Defense Fund – New York (CDF-NY) is extremely concerned about the impact the Governor’s Executive Budget

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Devastating Cuts to Day Care Services Updated

🕔12:17, 10.Mar 2011

Mayor Bloomberg’s proposed FY 2012 budget paints a grim picture for all of New York City, especially for poor working parents and their children. ­Among many cuts proposed by the Mayor, the Administration for Children’s Services (ACS) will eliminate 16,624

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