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Obama's Infrastructure Plan Could Boost Aging NYC

$4 trillion budget proposal includes a big increase in spending on infrastructure - and some say it's just in time.
President Barack Obama proposed a record-high budget of $4 trillion Monday. It includes his plan to upgrade the nation's aging bridges and roads by boosting transportation spending by some 30% over the next six years.
 

De Blasio Gives $108M for Storm-Battered Project

Karen Matthews
Almost two years after Superstorm Sandy struck, New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio announced Friday that a storm-damaged Brooklyn housing project will get $108 million in federal relief, and said he expects Sandy funds to flow to other public housing developments as well.

New York City Council Proposes Free Lunch for All Public School Students

The City Council budget recommendations would eliminate school lunch fees.

The New York City Council wants free lunch for all public school students added to the budget for fiscal year 2015.

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