Well, Mayor de Blasio admits his NYCHA Chairwoman Shola Olatoye failed to conduct thousands of required lead paint inspections on his watch and knowingly filed a false report, yet his spokesperson said, “Mayor de Blasio continues to have full confidence in Chair Olatoye and her work turning around NYCHA...
E. J. McMahon explains a simple fact in his column Right Point, Wrong data; New York State is dangerously over-dependent on taxes generated by a relatively small handful of very high-income taxpayers. His numbers show how a loss of only 10% of high earners could really put New York’s economy in a tail spin.
Nicole Malliotakis’ campaign manager, Leticia Remauro, had an election post-mortem in the Gotham Gazette over the weekend. You can read it here. Also noteworthy is the fact that Nicole is approaching 36 thousand in total votes on the Conservative line while Joe Lhota received slightly under 25 thousand four years ago. Nicole’s vote is over a 40% increase in the votes cast on line the Conservative line.
Governor Andrew Cuomo has a real problem in addition to former staffers with upcoming trials. Yesterday, on a conference call with the press, he continued to disparage those who dare to disagree with him. You can listen here to what he said and the tone used when he spoke about the republican tax plan and then defended the tax burden in New York State
Staten Island, the county that knows Nicole Malliotakis best, gave her 70.71% of the vote cast. Staten Island also turned out almost 30% of their eligible voters, while the overall city turnout was approximately 21.72%. Kudos to Assemblywoman Nicole Malliotakis for a campaign well run. Rest assured, you have not heard the last of Nicole who has a bright political future.