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City Council Passes Budget With Cuts to NYPD and Restored Funding for Community Programs

Wednesday morning, New York City Councilmembers passed the FY2021 budget 32-17. The budget will move $840 million from the NYPD expense budget and restore some funding for programs catering to youth, seniors and low-income communities, which had been slashed from an earlier budget proposed by Mayor Bill de Blasio. The budget comes amidst a $9 […]