NY Mayor Bill de Blasio authorized gifts for Rikers Island departing inmates, including $25 debit cards, Mets tickets, free transit passes, movie tickets, and various gift cards. As many as 15,000 inmates are expected to rake in the prizes.
New York City is secretly shipping homeless people to other states across the country, with enough taxpayer money to pay rent for a full year. The receiving cities lack funding for the added expense of the new homeless people and spill-over issues.
New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio says the ultimate solution is single-payer health insurance for the whole country. [Single payer means government, which means taxpayers, which means you – if you work for a living.]