Sunday, November 30, 2008

Hillary Clinton passed on Appropriations chair to become Obama's Secretary of State
Bill Clinton to Name Donors as Part of Obama Deal

NY Post on the Attack this Morning
against the Harlem politicial leaders
POLS' TRIP TO CARIBBEAN SKIRTED RULES Rep. Charles Rangel, Comptroller William Thompson and Bronx Borough President Adolfo Carrion Jr. - paid for by donations from corporations such as IBM, AT&T, Verizon, Citigroup, Pfizer, Macy's and American Airlines *** Post Editorial: DITCH CHARLIE *** two State Liquor Authority commissioners who voted to save the Cipriani liquor licenses have received "unlimited," around-the-clock use of state cars
More on the Post's attack on Rangel here

The city expects the number of people who can't pay their property tax bills to shoot up by one-third this year *** NYC mayor fights $400 property tax rebates in court *** Bloomberg has said the city's budget deficit for next year increased by $1 billion - meaning the hole stands at $3.8 billion, a figure sure to increase with less state aid

Who would take on Rockefeller’s role this time to save the MTA? Rockefeller created the MTA

Mayor Bloomberg's top aides engaged in a behind-the-scenes brawl to win a free luxury suite at the new Yankee Stadium that could wind up costing taxpayers, e-mails show

Tom Robbins' Village Voice Thanksgiving NYC Honor Roll for Hard Times