Mayor Bloomberg sitting expressionless in the background as Mayor Bill de Blasio speaks. (Official Photo: New York City Mayor's Office)

De Blasio Shelled Out Nearly $2 Million on Inauguration and Transition, Latest Filings Show

Mayor Bloomberg sitting expressionless in the background as Mayor Bill de Blasio speaks. (Official Photo: New York City Mayor's Office)
Mayor Bill de Blasio at his inauguration. (Official Photo: New York City Mayor’s Office)

Mayor Bill de Blasio has spent nearly $2 million on his inauguration and transition efforts so far, according to new numbers released today by the city’s campaign finance board.

The new numbers show that, between January 1 and February 28, the campaign spent more than $980,00 on the efforts, including more than $240,600 on the new mayor’s Inauguration Day festivities. That’s in addition to the more than $1 million spent between early November and December 31, 2013 and reported by the board earlier this year. Continue reading “De Blasio Shelled Out Nearly $2 Million on Inauguration and Transition, Latest Filings Show”