LISTEN: Bucks and Blame to Spread Around
Who’s responsible for Democrats’ losses in New York even as the party over-performed expectations nationally? Everyone seems to be pointing figures, and they might all have a point.
Mayor says “public safety issues” at his Brooklyn townhouse caused him to rent a room in an apartment leased by Lisa White, who’s now a police deputy commissioner.
Lisa White earns more than $241,000 annually, nearly five times her previous city salary as a 911 operator. From 2013 to 2017, Adams lived in her apartment, and she worked with him for years more.
Four each will be based in Manhattan and Queens, with three in The Bronx and two in Staten Island. It’s still not clear when any of them will open — and Brooklyn will have to wait even longer, thanks to a lawsuit.
Workers who get around on mopeds are pushing for a $5 increase to cover expenses like gas and insurance.
Nearly two years after the Office for the Prevention of Hate Crimes began giving grants to community groups, they can’t say who’s received that money or what it’s achieved.