New York City mayor Michael Bloomberg says former deputy mayor Stephen Goldsmith, who quit after being arrested on a domestic violence charge, would have otherwise been fired.
“It’s time for City Hall to come clean and give us a real explanation about the arrest about the circumstances of Mr. Goldsmith’s dismissal and to be forthcoming with the public and the press,” said Manhattan Borough President Scott Stringer.
Report: Ex-NYC Deputy Mayor Stephen Goldsmith Arrested On Domestic Violence Charge Days Before Resignation
Police say Goldsmith shoved his wife into a kitchen counter after she reportedly told him she “should have put a bullet through” him “years ago.”
It was another record-breaking scorcher on Saturday. Highs were at or near 100 degrees in New York City, a temperature not felt on July 23 in two decades.
Federal prosecutors have said that nearly the entire sum the city spent on the project was tainted by an epic fraud that involved hundreds of contractors, systemic overbilling and an international money-laundering conspiracy.
What is the opposite of outsourcing? Deputy Mayor Stephen Goldsmith calls it insourcing.
In a frantic effort to avoid another chaotic and dangerous situation, the mayor and top agencies released a 15-point action plan to combat future storms, including the one expected to hit Tuesday.
The hearings made it crystal clear — the city’s response to the Dec. 26 blizzard was too little, too late, and key decisions were simply not made by city leaders on autopilot.
Members of the Bloomberg administration will finally be called on the carpet on Monday to publicly explain how they blew the blizzard response.
New York City’s Sanitation Department says it will put more workers on the streets by reassigning supervisors and adding 100 new hires for trash and snow removal.