Gonzalez: $250K for Gracie Mansion chefs Mayor Bloomberg claims the city's dire financial crisis has propelled him to order tough spending cuts for every city agency - but that hasn't stopped the gourmet splurges at Gracie Mansion. (DN)
Senate Republicans want their Democratic colleagues to trim their payroll by 43 percent by March 31. * AG Eric Schneiderman (a former member of the Senate Democratic conference) is reviewing the Republicans’ proposed rules change to strip the LG of his tie breaking leadership vote.
“A near quarter century of data analysis has pretty well established that New York.s balance of payments deficits is structural,” Moynihan observed … “It is not the result of one administration, one party, one business cycle, whatever. In good times it only gets worse, owing to our high tax brackets which in measure reflect our high cost of living.”Stimu-less for transit (NYP)