Mayor Bloomberg Launches Coalition To Back Pension Reform With TV Ad Blitz

bloomberg schools poll Mayor Bloomberg Launches Coalition To Back Pension Reform With TV Ad Blitz
Mayor Bloomberg (Photo: Getty)

Mayor Michael Bloomberg continued his push on behalf of Governor Andrew Cuomo’s pension reform plan by launching New York Leaders for Pension Reform, “a bipartisan coalition of mayors and county leaders from across the state” that will run television ads “advocating for sensible pension reform.” Mayor Bloomberg announced the group’s formation in a speech at the Long Island Association breakfast this morning where he warned that, without pension reform, this state will be forced to make drastic cuts that will return us to the “horror film” of the 1970’s.

“This week, our coalition will be urging New Yorkers around the state to make their voices heard. In fact, we will begin airing television ads statewide calling attention to the issue,” Mayor Bloomberg said. Continue reading “Mayor Bloomberg Launches Coalition To Back Pension Reform With TV Ad Blitz”

State Republicans Wake Up With Election Night Hangover

Democrats came away with victories in several of yesterday’s biggest races, but it’s too soon to say whether they managed to take the seat in New York’s 148th Assembly District and Republicans’ ability to block a veto override along with it. Many of the night’s winners were endorsed by Governor Cuomo, who made a point of involving himself in local races this year.  Continue reading “State Republicans Wake Up With Election Night Hangover”