FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
March 28, 2006
STATEMENT BY MAYOR MICHAEL R. BLOOMBERG ON HISTORIC AGREEMENT TO FUND $6.5 BILLION IN EDUCATION CAPITAL CONSTRUCTION
"This money to build new schools - if passed by both houses and signed into law by Governor Pataki - is a great deal for this and future generations of New York City schoolchildren. This excellent agreement is a result of real and impressive leadership from Speaker Silver and Majority Leader Bruno who rolled up their sleeves, got to work and found a way to deliver for our students. Because this bill now goes to Governor Pataki who has expressed strong support for New York City schools, I think we can all look forward to starting years of new school construction projects across New York City very soon."
Stu Loeser/Jordan Barowitz (212) 788-2958