Skip to comments.Despite Vast Personal Wealth, Bloomberg Funds MAIG with Taxpayer Resources
Posted on 07/03/2013 2:57:21 PM PDT by marktwain
It has come to light last week that New York City Mayor Michael Bloomberg has been using New York City funds and resources to aid his private organization, Mayors Against Illegal Guns (MAIG). The billionaire mayor already contributes the vast majority of the funding for the MAIG Action Fund, but it has now been revealed that he is using the Citys taxpayer money to fund MAIG itself his own personal vendetta.
For a man of vast personal wealth, it is beyond comprehension that Bloomberg would waste New York City taxpayer resources to staff and fund a massive, national lobbying campaign to pursue his personal anti-gun agenda.
The New York Post reported that Bloomberg sent Christopher Kocher, an employee whose salary is paid with New York City tax dollars, to lobby Nevada legislators for stricter background checks on firearm purchases. Kocher, whose official title is special counselor to the mayors office, was sent as a representative for MAIG to lobby for a bill enforcing background checks on all firearm sales in that state.
Although Kocher is a New York City employee, he was not representing New York when he lobbied for MAIG interests in Nevada. Kocher even attempted to hide his involvement by scrubbing his City Hall email address from Nevadas lobbying registration web site. NSSF has lodged a public records inquiry with the state of Nevada to find out why.
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Hey, it’s what all good liberals do - using your money to underwrite their idiotic agenda.
Bloomie is down to his last 27 billion......have some compassion, here : )
What a lousy cheapskate!
Little prick pretty well covers the mayor....
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