NEW YORK, NY - Former City Comptroller Bill Thompson today praised the restoration of the A-train subway service to the Rockaways as a...
Winner: Bill Thompson – Thompson continues to pick up steam in the mayor’s race, building on last week’s momentum by rolling out more big-name endorsements and reporting a $600,000 in the latest filing period—the highest of any candidate. The backing of southeast Queens power broker Rev. Floyd Flake and former GOP Sen. Alfonse D’Amato proved his appeal beyond his base and established Thompson as more than a “minority” candidate. If he can fend off a potential challenge from a certain former congressman, Thompson can position himself as a solid alternative to Christine Quinn come September.
New York, NY— U.S. Representative Gregory Meeks and community leaders from across southeast Queens will campaign with former City Comptroller Bill Thompson SATURDAY, MAY 18 at 12:30 PM and endorse his campaign for Mayor.
Bill Thompson said Wednesday he would create a form of merit pay for some New York City teachers if elected mayor, giving the city's best teachers incentives to work in struggling schools.
Unveiling his prospective education policy at NYU yesterday, the former city comptroller said he would target wee ones with new behavioral supports and added wrap-around health and social services — while identifying their academic struggles before they hit kindergarten.