Friday, August 2, 2013

James Supports City Point, Gottfried Likes de Blasio's Health Plan, and More Brooklyn Briefs

- Councilwoman Letitia James now supports City Point, even though nothing much has changed. [Crain's NY]

- Richard Gottfried, Chair of the Assembly Health Committee, applauds de Blasio's plan to form a Brooklyn Health Authority, but wishes he had this idea back in June.  [Brooklyn Eagle] 

- City gives $50 million -- more than three times what it gave to New York Aquarium to help it recover from Hurricane Sandy.-- to a new arts organization with close tie to Bloomberg. [Gothamist]

 - Woman who texted her mother that she was "scared" is still missing in Greenpoint. [Gothamist]

- Snowden will build a new life in Russia; already receiving job offers. [Reuters]

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