New York City Comptroller and mayoral candidate John Liu launched an online tool, The People's Budget NYC, at, to give the public a chance to vote on city budget proposals. The announcement came less than a week after Mayor Michael Bloomberg unveiled his $70 billion executive budget for fiscal year 2014.

"Budgets continue to be determined without sufficient public feedback. Our new website will 'crowd-source' the budget by providing taxpayers with a forum to speak out on issues that are most important to them and their communities," said Liu.

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