Laura Rivera

  • Books

    September 8, 2009
  • Blogs

    November 7, 2008

    Yanks Still Got Balls: Double-Dipped on Rent Break

    City comptroller (and still possible 2009 mayoral candidate) William Thompson issued his long-awaited audit today of items the Yankees deducted from their city rent for "stadium planning" costs, as allowed under the lease they got from Rudy Giuliani as a going-away present in 2001. How long-awaited? ... More >>

  • News

    September 25, 2007

    The Yanks Got Balls

    City Documents Show Team Billed Taxpayers for Souvenirs, Bar Tabs

  • News

    July 18, 2006

    Yankee Lobbyists on Taxpayers' Tab

    Circling the bases: Documents reveal city paid the team's lobbyists and execs—for lobbying city and state officials

  • Blogs

    November 30, 2005

    School Dept. Food Fight Looms

    When the New York City Department of Education decided last year to give just three companies the job of delivering food to all its schools, the idea was to simplify its system and to save money on running the second-largest feeding program in the United States (only the military is bigger). In prac ... More >>