Some of the city's "heroes" have yet to make their sacrifices. George Steinbrenner and Fred Wilpon are still canoodling with their mayor sweetheart to get their golden-goose stadiums. Tourism czarina Cristyne Lategano is still canoodling with the same mayor sweetheart to fleece the city for millions in Broadway ticket subsidies at the same moment that Rudy's final budget modification turns the lights off in public libraries across the city. Randi Weingarten is still talking 22 percent teacher raises. The NYPD and FDNY are still overdosing on overtime, even as hospital bedpan workers are already... More >>>
By photo: Jennifer S. Altman
Even broke, the city can find the special state and federal funding to launch a new jobs program.