While much of the focus of late has been Amazon’s decision not to open a new headquarters in New York, costing thousands of jobs and a lot of money in income tax revenue to the state, there’s another story about money that’s been flying somewhat under the radar — and it has to do with the wife of New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio and hundreds of millions of taxpayer dollars:

From the Daily Mail:

Bill DeBlasio’s wife Chirlane McCray cannot explain where $850million given to the mental health program she champions has gone, according to reports.

In the three years it has been running, organizers at ThriveNYC have largely failed to keep records of the initiative’s achievements – and data that has been collected shows it lagging well behind targets.

Holy cow!

No kidding! But that’ll obviously be the end of the program and an investigation will ensue, right? Well, maybe not:

Despite that, the program has been granted an even bigger budget going forward and is now on track to spend $1billion over five years.


You can’t make this stuff up!

But sure, let’s put lefty pols in charge of even more stuff:

Any wonder why?