Comptroller John Liu is urging the city to sever contracts with the company operating two controversial homeless shelters on West 95th Street, citing mismanagement of funds and unsafe conditions in the shelters.
The mayoral hopefuls unanimously agreed that they would increase city funding for arts education like music, drama, and visual arts classes in public schools. But most declined to give specifics.
Comptroller John Liu rejected a proposed $47 million contract for two controversial 95th Street homeless shelters on Wednesday. It's not clear whether the shelters will now be forced to close.
Public Advocate Bill de Blasio, Comptroller John Liu, City Council Speaker Christine Quinn, and former comptroller Bill Thompson took the stage in front of more than 1,000 people.
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