Mayor, Council speaker celebrate $98.7 billion budget deal

Mayor Bill de Blasio and Speaker Corey Johnson celebrated the city’s new $98.7 billion budget, which the City Council voted to approve on June 30.

“This is one of the greatest investments in working families in the history of New York City,” de Blasio said during Wednesday’s press conference in the City Hall Rotunda. “We are sending resources to the communities who need it most, this is a radical investment in working families and that’s what we need right now to come out of this pandemic and move forward.”

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