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Praise, Criticism From City Public Advocate Betsy Gotbaum

March 21, 2007 | City Talk with Doug Muzzio

Why do we need a public advocate? To find out what citizens need and make sure they get it, says Betsy Gotbaum, who was elected to that New York City office and views her role as overseeing the operations of the city. Gotbaum asks a number of questions she says that no one has answered. First subject: the proposed third reorganization of the city schools. If the second reorganization was so successful, she says, why do we need a third try? Gotbaum also talks about what she would do differently if she were mayor.
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