STATES & CITIES: Compromise & Clerkship

Compromise & Clerkship

New York City's Mayor Fiorello LaGuardia began his official morning one day last week by whizzing down to his office in a police radio car in 17 minutes, just to see how well his police could respond to an emergency call.* He began his next morning by jogging up to Albany on a train to see how well he himself could settle another more serious emergency. The balancing of the city budget moved him to say, before leaving: "The humble Mayor of New York, a city of 7,000,000, is...

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