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Analysis: Cities hit by recession ask voters to approve more debt

Oct 08 2012

Houston-area schools want to borrow $1.9 billion to modernize most of the high schools, while Seattle says it needs $290 million to upgrade a seawall protecting the downtown waterfront so it can withstand an earthquake.

Analysis - U.S. cities hit by recession ask voters to OK more debt

Oct 08 2012

Houston-area schools want to borrow $1.9 billion to modernize most of the high schools, while Seattle says it needs $290 million to upgrade a seawall protecting the downtown waterfront so it can withstand an earthquake.

NYC to open public housing projects to private developers

Sep 24 2012

New York City's public housing authority on Monday announced a plan to attract private developers to build affordable apartments in its housing projects, a departure from how many cities have dealt with flawed public housing.

NYC to open public housing projects to private developers

Sep 24 2012

Sept 24 New York City's public housing authority o n M onday announced a plan to attract private developers to build affordable apartments in its housing projects, a departure from how many cities have dealt with flawed public housing.

New York's Suffolk County looks to expand sewer system

Sep 21 2012

New York's Suffolk County will look at ways to expand its sewer system to boost development, including a possible sale or some kind of deal with the county's water authority.

NY's Suffolk County looks to expand sewer system

Sep 21 2012

Sept 21 New York's Suffolk County will look at ways to expand its sewer system to boost development, including a possible sale or some kind of deal with the county's water authority.

NY-NJ Port Authority needs toll hikes: consultants

Sep 19 2012

The long-awaited World Trade Center should be finished within its $14.8 billion budget, but the Port Authority of New York and New Jersey, the agency rebuilding the site, must raise tolls as it still faces major shortfalls in cash flow in coming years, a consultants' report said on Wednesday.

NY-NJ Port Authority needs toll hikes for projects: consultants

Sep 19 2012

The long-awaited World Trade Center should be finished within its $14.8 billion budget, but the Port Authority of New York and New Jersey, the agency rebuilding the site, still faces major shortfalls in cash flow in coming years, a consultants' report said on Wednesday.

NY Nassau County budget delays sewer deal, not refunds

Sep 18 2012

A proposed $2.79 billion budget for 2013 for New York's Nassau County delays by a year a plan to raise at least $700 million with a private-public partnership for the local sewer authority but advances property tax refunds, according to documents issued on Tuesday.

World Trade Center arts space on track despite obstacles - city

Sep 13 2012

A new arts centre on the site of the former World Trade Center in New York should be open by 2017 or earlier, despite delays in funding and design issues, a city official said on Thursday.

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