A few quick numbers from Michael Bloomberg’s budget, which he’s presenting at noon:
$4.93 billion: size of deficit to be closed.
3,352: number of jobs the city hopes to let go unfilled.
934: number of layoffs the mayor is seeking for non-uniformed workers.
2.3 percent: proposed cut to city school funding.
2 percent: size of the raise the mayor wants to give teachers.
4 percent: size of the raise the teachers want.