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Proposed Budget Cut: Private Contract Overspending!
New York City Public Advocate
Overall, over the last five years contract costs have increased at nearly twice the rate of overall budget spending, reaching over ten billion in spent public funds. We need increased oversight of private contracts and consulting costs.
Bloomberg: CityTime $500 Million Settlement Can't Fill Gap In Budget
CityTime Contractor To Pay $500 Million To Settle Fraud Case
CityTime Crime Is Mayor Bloomberg's Shame
New York Editor-at-Large, The Huffington Post
If you think New York is the city that never sleeps, think again. Hundreds of millions of dollars have been stolen or wasted from beneath the mayor's slumbering nose by a project intended to improve the city's payroll system.
A Billionaire's Twilight or Mayor Mike's Dilemma
Veteran police reporter and author
Does Bloomberg regard himself as a Rupert Murdoch of the political center or a presidential candidate in waiting? Or is he just afraid of becoming irrelevant?
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