The conversion of an East Elmhurst motel into a homeless shelter was one of many topics addressed by the city’s comptroller during a breakfast last week with western Queens community leaders and elected officials.
In 2012, Manhattan Borough President and future 2013 Democratic Party primary NYC comptroller candidate Scott Stringer called for construction of a new “Triboro X” subway line. This would connect Brooklyn, Queens and the Bronx. It made a great sound bite at the time and got Stringer some free publicity. But you have to ask two […]
Manhattan Borough President and 2013 Democratic Party primary NYC Comptroller candidate Scott Stringer one year ago called for construction of a new “Triboro X” subway line. This would connect Brooklyn, Queens and the Bronx. It made a great sound bite at the time and got Stringer some free publicity. But you have to ask one […]
Manhattan Borough President and 2013 Democratic Party primary Mayoral candidate Scott Stringer calling for construction of a new “Triboro X” subway line which would connect Brooklyn, Queens and The Bronx makes a great sound bite, but the devil is in the details. Stringer said that this would be his number one transportation priority. It will […]
The city comptroller has begun making offers to Lindenwood residents who suffered damaged to their homes due to the April 30 malfunction of the Spring Creek sewer facility, which is run by the city’s Department of Environmental Protection.
Amid ongoing controversy over several Queens homeless shelters, the city comptroller has said the Department of Homeless Services is “failing” in the way it deals with homelessness throughout the five boroughs.
The city has elected its new public advocate and comptroller— Letitia James and Scott Stringer. Councilmember James’ win makes New York City history. As the next public advocate, she is the first woman of color to hold citywide office. “Yes, this is indeed historic because our government must be representative of all New Yorkers,” James […]
Eliot Spitzer’s comeback failure was Scott Stringer’s political triumph in the comptroller primary Tuesday. The Manhattan borough president beat the former governor, earning 52 percent of the vote with 98 percent of the precincts reporting, according to unofficial results. “I will bring integrity to this office. I will bring experience and leadership. I will make […]
Manhattan Borough President and City Comptroller candidate Scott Stringer announced a plan to create a Sandy Audit Bureau within the Comptroller’s office if elected. The Sandy unit, a team of “professionals and experts,” would track the incoming $15 billion in federal aid and ensure the post-storm recovery money is spent “wisely and efficiently.” Stringer said […]
Give former State Attorney General and Governor Eliot Spitzer credit for recently announcing his candidacy for the Office of the New York City Comptroller. Manhattan Borough President and former mayoral candidate Scott Stringer will have to cancel summer vacation plans. Now Stringer has to put on his walking shoes, burn some shoe leather and calories […]
Voters seem ready to give Eliot Spitzer a second chance. The results of a NBC 4 New York/Wall Street Journal/Marist poll show the former Governor with a 9-point lead over Manhattan Borough President Scott Stringer in the city comptroller race. The poll found that 42 percent of registered Democratic voters support Spitzer, while 33 percent […]
After reports surfaced of the emergency homeless shelter located at the former Pan American Hotel being infested with rats, members of the Juniper Park Civic Association (JPCA) continue to voice their concerns over the planned opening of a homeless shelter in Glendale.
Fed up with rising fares and poor subway service, members of the Riders Alliance and the Straphangers Campaign wrote a letter to Gov. Andrew Cuomo inviting him to take a ride on the 7 line during the morning rush hour.