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  • Juanpolkaward
    Today Democracy Now! co-host Juan Gonzalez receives the George Polk Award for Commentary for his columns in the New York Daily News that exposed a major scandal of New York City Mayor Michael Bloomberg’s CityTime program. The move to a computerized payroll system was set to cost $60 million in 2000, but grew to cost $700 million. "It’s actually the tip of the iceberg of what’s happening, I believe, across America, which is...
    April 07, 2011 | Story
  • Juan2
    Democracy Now! co-host Juan Gonzalez has won a George Polk Award for his columns in the New York Daily News exposing the scandal behind Mayor Michael Bloomberg’s attempt to create a new computerized payroll system called CityTime. Gonzalez’s reporting helped lead to the federal indictment of four consultants and two associates on charges that they orchestrated a fraud that cost city taxpayers more than $80 million. [includes rush transcript]
    February 24, 2011 | Story
  • Bloomberg
    Four consultants hired to eliminate waste and fraud in New York City’s municipal payroll were arrested last week on charges of stealing $80 million from city coffers. Democracy Now! co-host and New York Daily News columnist Juan Gonzalez, who covered the story for the past year, calls it "the biggest scandal of the Bloomberg era." [includes rush transcript]
    December 23, 2010 | Story
  • Juan-g
    Four consultants hired to eliminate waste and fraud in New York City’s municipal payroll have been arrested on charges of stealing $80 million from city coffers. Democracy Now! co-host and New York Daily News columnist Juan Gonzalez was the first to reveal waste and bloat at New York’s "CityTime" payroll program. [includes rush transcript]
    December 16, 2010 | Story
  • Juan-aajlef
    Democracy Now! co-host and Daily News columnist Juan Gonzalez received the 2010 Justice in Action Award from the Asian American Legal Defense and Education Fund last week. We play an excerpt of his acceptance speech. [includes rush transcript]
    February 24, 2010 | Story