Mayor Bill de Blasio, City Council agree on $75 billion budget proposal

06-20 budget

The plan largely backs up liberal campaign promises de Blasio made in November.

Mayor Bill de Blasio and the City Council have struck a deal on a $75 billion budget proposal with a largely liberal agenda.

It's a historical moment in New York City because of the speed at which de Blasio, who is just shy of completing his first six months in office, reached the agreement. The budget also has a focus on social programs not seen in nearly 20 years.

Highlights include...

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