Tuesday, August 10, 2010

Get to know your civil servants

From the Daily News:

Deputy Mayor Howard Wolfson reported owning $5,000 to $40,000 worth of stock in Forest City Enterprises, the parent company of the firm developing a stadium and apartments over former railyards in Brooklyn with up to $205 million in city subsidies.

- NYPD boss Raymond Kelly took five flights to Florida on the mayor's private jet - "value unknown."

- Finance Commissioner David Frankel, who joined the administration last year, received a retirement package from Morgan Stanley worth more than $500,000 - and also collected less than $5,000 worth of unemployment checks.

- Transportation Commissioner Janette Sadik-Khan, who wants to get New Yorkers out of their cars, owns stock worth $10,000 to $80,000 in Anadarko Petroleum and Occidental Petroleum.

- Planning Commissioner Amanda Burden, an heiress and upper East Side neighbor of the mayor, reported assets worth at least $13.4 million - and possibly much more. The values are reported as a range, not as exact figures.

- Deputy Mayor Linda Gibbs lent ex-Communications Director Jim Anderson $60,000 to $100,000. Loeser said lawyers vetted the loan and found no conflict.


Anonymous said...

Nice to see Politics pays. Too bad for the already rich, and not the people who they are entrusted to serve. Now I understand that what they do is legal so far as can be seen. Joe Kennedy used to say "I never broke a law, they just made a lot of laws because of what I did". I bet if Joe was investigated then he too broke some laws.

There needs to be a better way to see who these people really are and allow the voters to connect all the dots.


Anonymous said...

is not liberal democrat/rino dictatorship grand?

Suzannah B. Troy artist said...

Rudy is said to be worth 60 million dollars. I can't believe that. Politics seem to pay even more after you exit.

Bloomberg trial? Is Haggerty his Watergate?

House of Mike Bloomberg tumbling down Wolfson, Rattner, etc.

Anonymous said...

The only reason Bloomberg hired Wolfson was he knows all the reporters around in Washington and around the states (He was Hillary's guy) So Bloomberg used city money to continue to play his game of running for president. Hey mike see your new poll numbers. People are becoming wise to you

Anonymous said...

naturally rudy has money .he is a liberal......rino...... but he did save your butt while he was mayor.

nyc homocides under koch and dinkins were 2500 per year.

400 homocides recorded when rudy left the mayors office.the Manhattan zip 10021,mostly left leaning supporters ,became safe again.