Mayor Bloomberg Plans To Have a ‘Good Time’ At Christine Quinn’s Wedding Despite Their Prevailing Wage Disagreement
Mayor Michael Bloomberg’s veto of City Council Speaker Christine Quinn’s prevailing wage bill was the hot topic at his press conference today announcing a plan to fill 2,000 jobs at the future home of the Brooklyn Nets, the Barclays Center arena. Though he fielded several questions about the bill today, Mr. Bloomberg said he doesn’t expect to be talking about the issue when he attends Ms. Quinn’s wedding May 19.
Ms. Quinn reportedly modified the bill in order to make sure several developments, including Hudson Yards, went through and, at the press conference, New York Times reporter Kate Taylor asked the mayor why he thinks Ms. Quinn supports the bill if she seemingly recognize it would discourage certain developments.
“I would suggest that you address that question to the Speaker,” Mayor Bloomberg said. “All I know is, I’m going to her wedding, and we’re going to have a good time and I don’t think that living wage is going to come up as a subject at the wedding.” Read More