Eliot Spitzer, speaking this morning at a Regional Plan Association conference, suggested the present Governor’s political patronage had led to labor-management strife at the M.T.A., if not the actual strike in December:
Also noteworthy, his tepid support for the $6 billion rail link from Wall Street to J.F.K. Airport, another favorite of the current Governor. While saying that ensuring the vitality of Lower Manhattan should be the top economic development priority in the region, he said:
Calling for completion of a D.E.I.S. that is already in progress (and which will be finished right about when the new Governor’s term begins) is like saying that a jury should be allowed to reach a verdict.