Sunday, January 3, 2010

Council Spending

Council Spends Like There No Recession With 6000 less offices since 2001 a terror trial that will drain manpower for the next 5 to 10 years. Problems on the subways Sex Offenses on the Subways Are Widespread, City Officials Are Told and children with guns shooting children should the city be spending a billion and a half on a new police academy City Council approves College Point police academy

Looks like the NYT Does Not Read For years papers have been waring about illegal apartment death traps. Today's NYT says the fire reveals the fire traps Fire Reveals Illegal Homes Hide in Plain Sight Death trap warnings over the years THE BATTLE OF tRICHMOND HILL llegal subdivisions are transforming suburban homes in Queens into modern-day tenements and fire-traps (City Limits 1998) * High demand for illegal Chinatown apartments (May 2007) * Bill Would Increase Penalties For Dividing Houses Illegaly (NYT 1997) * Queens Leads City in Complaints About Illegally Overcrowded Houses (2005)

More Organized Crime: City Council Council members' matche$ burn city That's what a slew of City Council members are doing -- accepting hundreds of thousands of dollars in taxpayer matching funds to mount new campaigns, even though they have virtually no opposition in November *** $3.1M more in tax funds for candidates - even the shoo-ins (NYDN) *** Editorial: Liu and Fidler: gluttons Public Advocate-to-be Bill de Blasio did the right thing yesterday by declining to accept the huge pile of taxpayer dollars that are available to help him run a general election race against, essentially, no one. Not so controller-to-be John Liu (DN Editorial) *** Fidler Prepares for the Worst, Expensively

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