Steven Malanga joins Brian Anderson to discuss New York City’s massive expansion in government spending and hiring under Bill de Blasio, the potential long-term impact of Covid-19 on the city budget, and why the next mayor will face a fiscal nightmare.

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  1. colleenb Member
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    Sigh. It’s so depressing that NYC and other cities seemed pretty livable and now are going backward. Inevitable maybe but one does wonder why good governance can’t be sustained.

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