New York politicians have been talking about the city’s garbage crisis since the Koch administration. Many fine-sounding solutions have been put forward over the years, but the long-term problem hasn’t changed much. In fact, if anything, the crisis has gotten worse.
New York has lots of garbage and no place to Read More
On Tuesday morning, Mayor Michael Bloomberg stepped to the podium in a brightly lit Long Island City building not far from the blacked-out areas in Queens to commiserate with an audience about the city’s “tough week.”
He did not pound the lectern. He did not raise his voice. And, despite outraged protests from residents, political Read More
Here’s what the mayor told reporters this morning at a breakfast for minority and female-owned businesses in Queens:
“I talked to Kevin Burke again this morning as of this morning they believe there are about 500 customers which still don’t have power they would hope that by the end of the day to get Read More
Where’s the mayor going with this?
From today’s press conference on blackouts and Con Ed:
“I think Kevin Burke deserves a thanks from this city. He’s worked as hard as he can every single day since then, as has everybody at Con Ed. And it’s easy to go criticize but once this happened, Con Ed Read More