City Must Spend Our Money Wisely New York State's Congressional delegation, as powerful as any in the country, is made up almost exclusively of politicians from the city. U.S. Senator Chuck Schumer, the third-ranking Democrat in t...
Water Rates Are Gouging New Yorkers The New York City Water Board met last Friday to consider raising rates for on the water supplied to New Yorkers’ homes and buildings. Potentially on tap is a 14 percent increase – the third double...
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NYC Comptroller Bill Thompson & New York City Council Finance Committee Chairman David WeprinQueens Ledger
Russia called on Tuesday Japan's plans to impose sanctions on the assets of those it considered to be involved in instability in eastern Ukraine "unfriendly" and said they would harm relations between the two countries. "The imposition by Tokyo of new sanctions on Russia ... inevitably threaten a whole range of bilateral relations, and set them back," the Foreign Ministry said in a statement.
GENEVA (AP) — Swiss banking giant UBS AG reported a 15 percent jump Tuesday in second-quarter net profit compared to a year ago, driven by strong results from its core wealth management and trimmed-down investment banking franchises despite a tough market environment.