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NYC Defends Excess Emergency Hotel Rooms

From Reuters
NYC Defends Excess Emergency Hotel Rooms
New York City Mayor Michael Bloomberg on Thursday defended the city's decision to pay for more than 1,000 hotel rooms, including hundreds that remain vacant, for residents whose homes were destroyed or made unlivable by Superstorm Sandy.

The mayor's comments followed a Wall Street Journal report that at one hotel near Times Square, the Milford Plaza, 120 rooms reserved at a nightly rate of $295 have gone unused, racking up a tab of nearly $1 million. Click here for the full story.


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