Expired labor contracts and soaring city health care premiums await Bill de Blasio, but for New York's incoming mayor, controlling the city's finances will involve much more than those two headline-grabbers.

Stagnant economic and revenue growth, escalating debt service, the need for better procurement practices, and managing such money-draining agencies as the Health and Hospitals Corp. and the New York City Housing Authority will consume de Blasio, new city comptroller Scott Stringer and various budget wonks.

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