Bloomberg And Cuomo Donate To Somos After Unions Withdraw Support

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Mayor Bloomberg (Photo: Getty)

After a group of unions angry over the passage of the Tier VI pension reform plan pulled support from the Somos El Futuro’s annual Legislative Conference, Governor Andrew Cuomo and Mayor Michael Bloomberg gave the organization a pair of hefty donations.

“We think the unions’ actions are unfortunate, and don’t want the conference to suffer as a result. We both support the Somos El Futuro Conference and, as such, we will be donating $72,000 to Somos El Futuro and the scholarship to make up for the donations that the unions withdrew,” the mayor and governor said in a joint statement. Continue reading “Bloomberg And Cuomo Donate To Somos After Unions Withdraw Support”