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NYC mayor, City Council announce $85 billion budget deal

NYC mayor, City Council announce $85 billion budget deal

The budget also reflects spending that has increased about 13 percent since de Blasio assumed office in 2014. De Blasio said the budget team was tasked with "constantly being prepared for what may lay ahead". The fiscal 2018 budget calls for the city to fund about $13 billion of new capital spending, drawing from the sale of general-obligation, Transitional Finance Authority and Water Finance Authority debt.



Trump Delays Moving US Embassy In Israel To Jerusalem

President Donald Trump has temporarily waived a law requiring the U.S.to move its embassy in Israel to Jerusalem . Netanyahu , in a statement, said while Israel was "disappointed" in the decision, they "appreciate today's expression of President Trump's friendship to Israel and his commitment to moving the embassy in the future".



Gov. Charlie Baker says MA will join US Climate Alliance

Macron, in a joint news conference with Bloomberg and Hidalgo, said the Paris climate pact is irreversible despite U.S. President Donald Trump's decision to withdraw from it. Raimondo said Friday that Trump's action will not deter Rhode Island from taking the steps needed to address climate change . A global framework strengthens competitiveness for American businesses.



Trump takes his fledgling presidency overseas

In this photo taken April 24, 2017, U.S. Ambassador to the UN Nikki Haley speaks to the media in the Brady Press Briefing Room of the White House in Washington. Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu challenged US concerns over moving the American embassy to Jerusalem , in what Haaretz newspaper called his "first public dispute" with the Trump administration.



Who Will Be Best To Negotiate Brexit: May Or Corbyn?

Tory leader Theresa May and Labour's Jeremy Corbyn and were quizzed by audience members during Question Time's election special on Friday over issues including Trident and the IRA, and the dementia tax u-turn, school funding and fitness-to-work tests for disabled people, respectively.



Democrats Plot 'Revolution' to Circumvent Trump's Paris Decision

Trump announced plans Thursday to withdraw from the Paris Agreement and seek a new deal on climate change, arguing the accord hurt American businesses and was unfair to taxpayers. from the Paris agreement ". On Twitter, Peduto responded , "As the Mayor of Pittsburgh, I can assure you that we will follow the guidelines of the Paris Agreement for our people, our economy & future".