Bloomberg: ‘It’s Up to the Senate to Do Something’

ALBANY—Michael Bloomberg and his top aides are here lobbying for education aid with U.F.T. President Randi Weingarten. They spoke to reporters on the Great Western Staircase about meetings with David Paterson, Assembly Speaker Sheldon Silver, Senate Majority Leader Malcolm Smith and Minority Leader Dean Skelos (Bloomberg said Assembly Minority Leader Jim Tedisco was “out of town at the moment.” Hmmmm.)
Yesterday, Bloomberg told New Yorkers to direct their rage over the M.T.A.’s deficit at state legislators in  Albany; today,  the authority’s board enacted its doomsday budget.
But the mayor didn’t particularly want to discuss it again.
“We really didn’t talk about the M.

Bloomberg: ‘It’s Up to the Senate to Do Something’