Power Failure: New York City Politics and Policy since 1960

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Index
Abrams, Robert, 68
Abzug, Bella, 94, 95
Adopt-a-Park program, 309, 324
Advisory Commission on Intergovernmental Relations (ACIR), 198-199, 204
AFL-CIO, 97
Agencies, municipal, 13. See also specific agencies
Aid, intergovernmental, 33-35
AIDS, 338
Air pollution, 269
Ambulance services, 354-356
Ambulatory Care Initiative, 337, 353
American Federation of State, County and Municipal Employees, District Council37 of. See District Council 37
American Medical Association, 330
Ameruso, Anthony, 104
Appellate judges, 58
Arbitration, 161-162, 245
Athletic facilities, permits for, 317-320
Auto taxes, 200
Badillo, Herman, 88, 91, 92, 93, 94, 95, 97-99
Banfield, Edward C., 78
Bankruptcy master, 39
Barbaro, Frank, 100, 101
Basketball courts, 307
the Battery, 301
Beaches, 303, 308
Beame, Abraham D., 27, 64, 80-81, 82, 83-86, 90, 91, 91, 92, 93, 94, 95, 97, 106, 108, 304-305
Bellamy, Carol, 99, 101, 102, 103, 108
Bellevue Hospital, 346, 358
Bensonhurst, Brooklyn, 106
Biaggi, Mario, 91, 92, 94, 104
Black voters, 79, 91, 92, 93, 99, 109- 111
Blumenthal, Albert, 91, 93
Board of Collective Bargaining (BCB), 243
Board of Commissioners of Central Park, 302
Board of Correction, 287
Board of Education, 59, 292, 305
Board of Elections, 128
Board of Equalization and Assessment (SBEA), NYS, 212-212, 215, 216
Board of Estimate, 50, 54, 55-57, 74, 183, 291

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Table of contents

Table of contents

  • Title Page iii
  • Preface v
  • Contents ix
  • List of Tables xi
  • I - Introduction and Overview 1
  • 1 - Introduction 3
  • 2 - Overview of Political Change 17
  • II - Electoral Politics 47
  • 3 - Local Elections and Local Democracy 49
  • 4 - Mayoral Elections 77
  • 5 - Public Financing of Campaigns 113
  • III - Budgetary Politics and Policy 141
  • 6 - Improving the Operating Budget Process 143
  • 7 - Bargaining and Budgeting 157
  • 8 - The Capital Budget and Capital Projects 165
  • 9 - Tax Policy 185
  • 10 - The Property Tax 209
  • IV - Service Delivery 219
  • 11 - Expenditures and Services 221
  • 12 - Municipal Wage Policy 241
  • 13 - The Uniformed Services 263
  • 14 - The Department of Parks and Recreation 299
  • 15 - The Health and Hospitals Corporation 329
  • Notes 361
  • Index 379
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