Tuesday, January 09, 2007

Bloomberg Picks Pataki Official to Run City’s Welfare Agency

Today the New York Times reported on Mayor Bloomberg's pick of former state welfare commissioner Robert Doar to head HRA, the city agency that controls access to food stamps, after the departure of long-time head Verna Eggleston. NYCCAH Executive Director Joel Berg was quoted as saying," “It shows that the mayor is taking this seriously, that he’s appointed a serious person."

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