The budget "does not specify which hospitals would actually receive the money, which would be distributed 'at the discretion of the Commissioner of Health without a competitive bid or RFP process,'” the Eagle reports.
This opens the door to the corruption Brooklynites are so used to, as witnessed during Gov. Andrew Cuomo's appalling and tragic closure of Long Island College Hospital (LICH) in Cobble Hill.
LICH is being sold to a politically-connected developer for about that same amount of money it will cost to build a new hospital.
The facility is closed but still not cold. The Eagle reported that the LICH lawsuits continue.
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