FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
October 27, 2007
STATEMENT BY MAYOR MICHAEL R. BLOOMBERG ON AGREEMENT BETWEEN HOMELAND SECURITY SECRETARY MICHAEL CHERTOFF AND GOVERNOR ELIOT SPITZER
"I am encouraged by today's announcement by Governor Spitzer and Secretary Chertoff. Although we have just begun to review the details, this a clear step in the right direction and some of the major issues we have raised are being addressed to our satisfaction. Specifically, it ensures that New York licenses will be recognized by the federal government. We will bring any suggestions to the Governor and his staff to make sure that every possible step is taken to maintain security and keep New Yorkers safe."
Stu Loeser (212) 788-2958