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The Power Broker: Robert Moses and the Fall of New York - Part 6, Chapter 34 Moses and the Mayors Summary & Analysis

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Part 6, Chapter 34 Moses and the Mayors Summary

Moses also has connections with the underworld figures of New York. Before O'Dwyer's inauguration Moses has a list of projects he wants to complete. He has them divided into a list of those they can and can't do. Moses can use state money for the funding of housing projects but the city has no money for funding the projects. Moses says the roads projects can't be deferred. Moses also wants to increase subway fares to make the subways self-sufficient and use the extra funds for roads. This will place a tax burden on the people least able to bear it. His plan relieves the burden from the middle and upper class through the real estate taxes. There is opposition to Moses' plan as well as to his airport financing plan. City Controller Lazarus...

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