Mayor Mike Bloomberg laid out his budget for FY2013 and it includes the closing of a $2 billion budget gap without tax increases.
To do this, the mayor proposes a hike in some fines and fees and some cuts across city agencies.
It is this last bit that has those who hope to take the mayor’s job incensed.
“I am disappointed the Mayor put forth a budget proposal that hurts New York’s children and makes it harder for families to work,” said Bill de Blasio, public advocate and a likely 2013 mayoral contender. Read More