Recchia Petitions Against Bloomberg Budget Cut

City Councilman Domenic Recchia, who helped lead Michael Bloomberg's effort to extend term limits, is now organizing to stop the

City Councilman Domenic Recchia, who helped lead Michael Bloomberg's effort to extend term limits, is now organizing to stop the mayor from rescinding the $400 property-tax rebate.

Here's Recchia's online petition–he's the first, and at the moment the only signature. The letter is short and to the point:

While we agree that tough decisions have to be made to meet the challenges of an economy in crisis, the $400 property tax rebate check is important to many struggling New Yorkers. We request that you eliminate your proposal to cancel the rebate.

  Recchia Petitions Against Bloomberg Budget Cut