Contrary to Official Promises, Public Could Be On the Hook for Convention


Mayor Jim Kenney and Kevin Washo, Executive Director of the 2016 Host Committee. Photo: Chris Krewson/Billy Penn

If the Democratic National Convention Host Committee can’t raise the up-to-$10 million it’s still seeking, taxpayer dollars could fill that gap, says a CUNY professor who studied the emergency funding agreement between the city and convention organizers.

Read this story from associate editor Dustin Slaughter at Billy Penn.


Read the agreement below:

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