by Beth DeFalco May 4, 2013 New York Post Going to the beach may one day be as easy as walking across the Brooklyn Bridge. A new plan being pushed by Manhattan Borough President Scott Stringer and Assemblyman Brian Kavanagh would redesign Manhattan’s East Side into a recreation destination while at the same time working [...]
by Scott M. Stringer New York Daily News The tech boom sweeping our city offers a rare opportunity to reboot our local economy — and bring thousands of working-class families into the middle class. At a time when nearly half of New Yorkers are making less than 150% of the poverty threshold, we have to [...]
by Tom Wrobleski Staten Island Advance STATEN ISLAND — The Democratic Organization of Richmond County Club (DORC) overwhelmingly endorsed Comptroller John Liu in the battle for City Hall. The club also backed Manhattan Borough President Scott Stringer to succeed Liu as comptroller. “This organization supported John in 2009 for comptroller and has never wavered in [...]
by Chris Bragg Crain’s Insider Manhattan Borough President Scott Stringer, who is running virtually unopposed to become the next New York City comptroller, proposed to slash the fees that city pension funds pay investment managers as part of a top-to-bottom rethinking of the office. At the same time, he declined to endorse another oft-suggested means [...]
The Yeshiva World News Brooklyn – Councilman David G. Greenfield hosted Manhattan Borough President and New York City Comptroller candidate Scott Stringer and about 60 Jewish community leaders for a town hall meeting last week in Borough Park to discuss the community’s priorities, concerns and pressing needs. Following the meeting, Councilman Greenfield announced that he [...]
by Tom Wrobleski/Staten Island Advance silive.com STATEN ISLAND – Staten Island Democrats are united behind Scott Stringer for comptroller. The borough’s elected Democratic officials joined with party chairman John Gulino in backing the Manhattan borough president’s bid. State Sen. Diane Savino (D-North Shore/Brooklyn) said that in the wake of Hurricane Sandy, Stringer would be “an [...]
While certifications are up, more than 50% of interested female- and minority-owned businesses are not receiving enough support on completing applications for contracts, according to Stringer’s study. The report found that in the last budget year only 5% of $10.5 billion in city contracts went to firms owned by minorities or women.
Manhattan Borough President Scott Stringer recommended Wednesday that the City Planning Commission support a plan to revitalize Penn Station by shifting Madison Square Garden, which sits atop the subterranean transit hub, to an alternate location.
Manhattan Borough President Scott Stringer is currently the only candidate, Democrat or Republican, running for city comptroller this year. He has racked up more endorsements than anyone else running for office. In fact, at this point it’s more interesting to take note of those who haven’t endorsed Mr. Stringer, than those who have.