Friday, November 2, 2012

Bill de Blasio Marathon Hurricane Sandy Update

Bill de Blasio · 5,281 like this
about an hour ago · 
  • We need to postpone the Marathon and keep our focus where it belongs: on public safety and vital relief operations.

    The pain and suffering still unfolding in our neighborhoods is too deep for words. I walked more streets with Councilman Oddo in Staten Island today, and listened to people who still remain without power, food and water – so near the race’s starting point. It's convinced me the needs are simply too great to divert any resources from the recovery. Lodgings reserved for marathoners must be re-allocated to utility workers.

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