NY1: Budget Filled with Victories for City Council, But Some Question Whether City Can Afford it All

By Courtney Gross

June 23, 2015

From beaches to gym class, there was one message coming from the City Council after Monday night's budget deal...

Every library in the city will now have six-day service. The beach season will be a week longer. Senior services that were set to be slashed last month? Well, those were saved...

They are doing it all without raising taxes or fees, and it's spending that's raising some red flags...

"Big wins for the Council, for sure," said City Councilman Mark Levine of Manhattan.

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