Economy

The Pension Peril: NY Comptroller Scott Stringer Proposes Reforms

More than 700,000 civil servants – both retired and active – are eligible for pensions in New York City. But are their pensions in peril?

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Long Island Business Report  |  February 27, 2013 10:13 AM | Comments
Long Island’s non-profit agencies account for a significant share of the region’s jobs and are one of the fastest growing segments of the Long Island economy. Randi Dresner of Island Harvest discuss the role of non-profits throughout the region and the overall challenges of managing non-profits through difficult economic times.VIDEO
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February 26, 2013 1:58 PM | Comments
Governor Christie delivers the State Budget Address from the State House in Trenton.VIDEO
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Greg Jacobs  |  February 12, 2013 12:49 PM | Comments
Helping middle class Americans reclaim their "dream" is the subject of a recent book by Pulitzer Prize-winning writer Hedrick Smith. VIDEO
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Beth Morrissey, The New York World  |  February 11, 2013 9:44 AM | Comments
After Congress clears the way, Bloomberg budget shows first detailed picture of Sandy spending city seeks to recoup.
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Helaina Hovitz, Narratively  |  February 8, 2013 10:47 AM | Comments
With office buildings still closed, tenants relocated and tourists out of sight, South Street Seaport's small businesses struggle to survive.
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Charles Lyons  |  February 4, 2013 4:31 PM | Updated: February 26, 2013 | 1 Comment
City Limits and Institute for Children, Poverty, and Homelessness Host Animated Panel on PovertyVIDEO
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January 4, 2013 7:02 PM | Comments
MetroFocus follows the hurricane recovery money, checks in with a New Jersey school, and presents a Solutions Story on homeless youth.VIDEO
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Christina Knight  |  December 19, 2012 5:04 PM | Comments
In this season of giving, here are ways to make a present of time, gifts or funds through groups and agencies serving Hurricane Sandy victims.
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Jarrett Murphy for City Limits  |  December 12, 2012 9:49 AM | Comments
Most businesses on the peninsula are still closed after Hurricane Sandy. Some of those that are operating are suffering because their customer base has been displaced.
"Is That Enough?" by Lobsang Tsewang is one of 21 works selected by a group of students curating alongside a professional art exhibit put on by No Longer Home. Image courtesy of ArtsConnection.
Georgia Kral  |  December 10, 2012 4:00 AM | Comments
In a former bank building, an innovative art presenter joins forces with local teens to mount a new exhibit. VIDEO
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