Thompson Blocks Bloomberg Project, Gillibrand and the Times

As city comptroller, Bill Thompson has blocked Michael Bloomberg’s plan to reopen the Brooklyn House of Detention, saying the cost has gone too high. [BP]

Incongruously, the farm economy in the area around Rochester is up over the last several years. [D&C]

Yoda lists the top ten reasons Michael Bloomberg thinks New Yorkers will riot in the streets, other than loss of mayoral control of schools. [R8]

It’s hard to get anyone in the government to define economic “depression,” although by most measures some places in the country are in one. [MA]

Blogger devtob has a few problems with The New York Times‘ latest story on Kirsten Gillibrand. [TAP]

Thompson Blocks Bloomberg Project, Gillibrand and the Times