De Blasio Welfare Chief Says Bloomberg Left Him a Broken Welfare System - NBC New York

    De Blasio Welfare Chief Says Bloomberg Left Him a Broken Welfare System

    The de Blasio administration says nine out of 10 people kicked off welfare in the past year were wrongly terminated with tragic consequences, including homelessness. The I-Team has learned New York City faces state penalties unless the system is fixed. Former Mayor Bloomberg’s welfare chief defends the record, and warns de Blasio’s policies will cause welfare caseload and unemployment to soar. Melissa Russo reports. (Published Wednesday, Jul 30, 2014) The de Blasio administration says nine out of 10 people kicked off welfare in the past year were wrongly terminated with tragic consequences, including... See More