NY Daily News: Mayor Bloomberg and City Council reach deal on $68.5 billion budget that won’t raise taxes and avoid cuts to firehouses and child-care programs

42,000 child care and after-school program slots and 20 fire companies are saved from the chopping block as pols use funds set aside over previous years and savings from earlier rounds of belt-tightening

By AND June 25, 2012

Mayor Bloomberg and City Council leaders reached a deal Monday on a $68.5 billion budget that won’t hike taxes and staved off threatened cuts to firehouses and child-care programs.

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