* As a Councilman, de Blasio staged a successful fight against the Campaign Finance Board for trying to impose campaign donation limits on unions, in contrast to his current position of maintaining limits on individual independent expenditures, the Post writes:http://bit.ly/1gDUBqE
* Philanthropists and parks advocates are worried that de Blasio’s past support for requiring well-funded New York City park conservancies to share money with poorer parks would negatively effect charitable contributions, The Wall Street Journal reports:http://on.wsj.com/18diFND
Bloomberg has given NYU even more power to turn The Public out and make upscale parts retail malls as he has NYPD crack down on vendors the oligarchs consider an eye sore.
We even have to battle him for children's parks. Goodbye Bloomberg.
New York City mayoral candidate Bill de Blasio has been quietly courting the financial industry, telling Wall Street firms that he is aware that the city’s economy hinges on their health, the Times reports:http://nyti.ms/19IgaiG
Jay Eisenhof, the top fundraiser for de Blasio, is an attorney whose firm specializes in representing pension funds in lucrative shareholder lawsuits against big businesses, which some say raises questions about conflicts, Crain’s New York Business reports:http://bit.ly/1akAV4R
he NYC Labor Movement supports Bill de Blasio for Mayor. The NYC Central Labor Council and its 300 affiliated unions are committed to seeing Bill de Blasio elected Mayor, because he has proven to be the one mayoral candidate who will fight for working people. Bill de Blasio has our unified support, and we believe that he will lay the infrastructure needed to ensure that working people can live and thrive in our great city. www.nycclc.org