A comptroller with ‘tude

May 2011
Crain's New York Business;5/2/2011, Vol. 27 Issue 18, p0003
The article reports on the decision by John Liu, comptroller and a board member of the Industrial Development Agency (IDA) of New York City, to vote against the IDA projects of Mayor Michael Bloomberg. It mentions that Liu had opposed the projects as many times as what William Thomson did in his two terms as comptroller. Liu states that he sees himself as a protector of the taxpayer's money and casts himself as a watchdog of the city against the mayor.


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