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The New York City financial crisis

The New York City financial crisis

important city, state and federal considerations

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Published by Congressional Research Service, Library of Congress in [Washington, D.C.] .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Debts, Public -- Law and legislation -- New York (State) -- New York,
  • Government lending -- Law and legislation -- United States

  • Edition Notes

    StatementStacey M. Kean
    SeriesMajor studies of the Congressional Research Service -- 1975-76, reel 6, fr. 0357
    ContributionsLibrary of Congress. Congressional Research Service
    The Physical Object
    FormatMicroform
    Pagination28 p.
    Number of Pages28
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL15449117M

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    Timothy Shenk ▪ J “Municipal dump reaches almost to the doorstep of ‘Coop City,’” Bronx, (Gary Miller / EPA via National Archives). Booked is a monthly series of Q&As with authors by contributing editor Timothy Shenk. For this edition, Tim spoke with Kim Phillips-Fein about her new book, Fear City: New York’s Fiscal Crisis and the Rise of Austerity Politics.   Michiko Kakutani reviews David Wessel’s new book on the financial crisis, “In Fed We Trust,” in The Times on Tuesday. She calls it essential, lucid and riveting (and suggests that she’s surprised she liked it so much).

    This study examines the factors that caused New York City's financial crisis in and demonstrates how these manifestations of newly evolved political alliances and systems continue to undermine the city's financial stability. It shows how these problems, which are enduring features of the city's political system, are not unique to New York but a threat to the financial . In accordance with New York City Charter §93(l), the Comprehensive Annual Financial Report (CAFR) is published within four months after the close of each fiscal year. The CAFR provides information as follows: Comptroller’s Letter of Transmittal: gives a high-level overview of the CAFR and reports from the divisions and bureaus.


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