This afternoon Mayor Bill de Blasio named Julie Menin as Commissioner of the Department of Consumer Affairs.
During the Q&A, Mayor de Blasio was asked by Newsday’s Matthew Chayes whether there is “any truth” to a New York Post report that the City is offering taxi medallions to carriage horse drivers as part an elimination of their industry. The Mayor had a one word answer:
Update – Press Q&A:
Here is the mayor’s full Q&A with the press: