Much less than a week after Michelle Go’s subway shoving demise, allegedly at the arms of a crazed vagrant, Rep. Nicole Malliotakis is contacting for an investigation into the city’s $1.5 billion ThriveNYC program — which was intended to aid the mentally sick.
The Staten Island Republican urged the metropolis Division of Investigation to probe “any waste, fraud or abuse carried out in just ThriveNYC considering that its 2015 start.”
The method was the brainchild of former Mayor Monthly bill de Blasio, who place his wife, Chirlane McCray, in cost of it regardless of a lack of experience in the mental well being field.
“Like a lot of New Yorkers, I continue being deeply involved that our tax bucks allocated to handle psychological wellbeing concerns underneath Mayor Bill de Blasio’s ‘ThriveNYC’ plan were efficiently wasted, leaving us with long lasting wellbeing and safety crises and tiny to no recourse,” Malliotakis wrote in a Friday missive to DOI Inspector General Clinton Daggan, who is in charge of probes regarding the Division of Health.
Malliotakis explained in an job interview that people across the political spectrum have questioned in which the revenue for the initiative experienced long gone.
“No 1 can seem to get an answer,” she explained. “I believe it’s proper that the IG takes a glance at the shelling out, audit the ThriveNYC program and last but not least make it public on how this funds was utilized.”
She explained that probably Mayor Adams’ administration could use the funds extra efficiently.
A DOI spokeswoman explained the company would evaluation Malliotakis’ letter.