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New FDNY exam most expensive in NYC history

Monday, August 22, 2011

The upcoming exam for hiring firefighters will be the most expensive in the history of New York City.

The new civil service test was ordered by a federal judge who said prior exams had discriminated against minorities.

The new exam will cost more than $3 million.

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On top of that, the city is spending more than $5 million on advertising and staffing for the test.

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