The recently released issue of the Government, Law and Policy Journal offers a comprehensive analysis of “New York State’s Budget: Conflicts and Challenges” through a variety of articles by legal scholars, government officials and nonprofit executives.Read More »
NEW YORK — As 2010 drew to a close, the mayor of Newark, N.J., was staring into a budget abyss so deep that he sold 16 city buildings to pay the bills. They included the architecturally significant Newark Symphony Hall and the police and fire headquarters.Read More »
NEW YORK CITY — Most New York residents believe an understanding of the U.S. Constitution is vital to the proper functioning of government. But most say they know little about its specific provisions, such as the roles of the three branches of government, a new survey found.
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WASHINGTON, D.C. — The Obama administration invited banking executives Tuesday to offer advice on changing the government’s role in the mortgage market. Their response: stay big. While the executives disagreed on the exact level of support needed ...Read More »
New York State lawmakers are weighing a proposal that would allow municipal governments and special districts to do business with credit unions, a move that would end long-standing bank sovereignty and cost the state millions in tax payments.Read More »