Inez Dickens and Mathieu Eugene are taking matching funds even though they don’t have competitive races. John Liu is considering taking money too.
So are Lew Fidler and Ydanis Rodriguez.
The Daily News editorial board isn’t happy with Liu and Fidler.
Bloomberg hits Thompson on pensions. Thompson pushes back with housing.
Dan Squadron “has not decided if he will endorse in the mayor’s race,” reports Downtown Express.
Bloomberg is optimistic same-sex marriage will pass.
Without 32BJ and the Hotel Trades Council, it’s doubtful the W.F.P. will be as effective for Thompson as they were for de Blasio.
Mary Alice Walker thinks the mayor hasn’t responded strongly or quickly enough to the death of Vionique Valnord.
Hank Sheinkopf predicts fiscal ruin because of the rise of the W.F.P. and ACORN.
Michael Schenkler denies that his “affiliates’ involvement in the race” prompted the “Pagan Lord” story about Republican City Council candidate Dan Halloran.
Halloran has a French thing going on with this campaign office.
A writer says he’d be embarrassed to have a residence hall on a college named after himself, the way Bloomberg named one after his daughter.
Yorktown Supervisor Don Peters says he’ll propose term limits if reelected.
Dee Richards wonders if Tony Avella will run for Ann-Margaret Carrozza’s seat, or Frank Padavan’s.
Liz Crowley defends her decision to walk out of a candidate forum.
Sheldon Silver is blocking money that Anthony Seminerio used to send to local groups.
Charter school advocates want more money.
Robert Morgenthau said he doesn’t know how the city hired three Luchese crime family associates.
They worked at the city’s Department of Buildings and got into mid-level inspecting jobs.
And here’s Marty Markowitz yesterday saying the voters never had a real choice on term limits.