Yankee Stadium Saga: Thompson Attacks and Brodsky Subpoenas

After staying relatively quiet for years on Mayor Bloomberg’s deal for a new Yankee Stadium, Comptroller Bill Thompson has come out swinging, as today he attacked the Bloomberg administration for “incredible mismanagement” of the project.

“Anybody can see that this is simply a bad deal for New York,” he said in a statement.

Mr. Thompson has offered occasional criticism on the issue before—the 2009 mayoral hopeful issued a report in November that found the Yankees improperly deducted $11 million in rent payments and other fees—though this is by far his loudest condemnation to date.  read more »

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