- Associated Press - Monday, February 9, 2015

NEW YORK (AP) - Mayor Bill de Blasio’s preliminary budget for fiscal 2016 includes over $11 million a year to add 45 new ambulance tours.

It also would invest $6.7 million a year to add 149 new EMS dispatchers.

A goal is to improve emergency response times.

De Blasio outlined details of his budget proposal Monday.

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