Campaign Finance Board
On his penultimate day in office Monday, Mayor Michael Bloomberg announce3d outgoing City Department of Investigation Commissioner Rose Gill Hearn will take over as chair of the city Campaign Finance Board.
A debate scheduled for Tuesday has been postponed one night to honor the anniversary of Superstorm Sandy, at the request of both mayoral candidates Bill de Blasio and Joe Lhota.
The debate is sponsored by WCBS-TV, WCBS 880, 1010 WINS, El Diario La Prensa, Common Cause and is sanctioned by the Campaign Finance Board.
The board is expected to consider the recommendation on Monday. If it denies the funds, Liu’s campaign would be severely hampered financially.
The 71-year-old Lopez announced in February that his health was deteriorating and that he was extremely fatigued. Still, talk circulated of a possible council run.