Gov­ern­ing un­der a cloud

Mayor de Bla­sio’s scan­dal-tainted top aides:

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Novem­ber 2017: CYN­THIA BRANN,

com­mis­sioner of the Depart­ment of Cor­rec­tion — Socked with $6,000 fine for us­ing her city ve­hi­cle for 16 per­sonal trips to shop­ping malls and air­ports.

De­cem­ber 2016: GLA­DYS CAR­RION,

com­mis­sioner of the Ad­min­is­tra­tion of Chil­dren’s Ser­vices — Re­signed af­ter se­ries of damn­ing re­ports on blun­ders that led to child deaths.

De­cem­ber 2015: GIL­BERT TAY­LOR,

com­mis­sioner of the Depart­ment of Home­less Ser­vices — Forced out dur­ing an over­haul of the em­bat­tled agency.

Novem­ber 2017: SHOLA OLA­TOYE,

chair of the Hous­ing Au­thor­ity — Ac­cused by the Depart­ment of In­ves­ti­ga­tion of know­ing her agency wasn’t in­spect­ing apart­ments for lead-based paint, but sub­mit­ting doc­u­ments to the fed­eral gov­ern­ment say­ing it was do­ing so.

Jan­uary 2016:

STACEY CUM­BER­BATCH, com­mis­sioner of the Depart­ment of City­wide Ad­min­is­tra­tive Ser­vices — Left amid ques­tion­able ac­tions by City Hall that al­lowed the non­profit Riv­ing­ton House nurs­ing home on the Lower East Side to be sold.

June 2017: JOSEPH PONTE,

for­mer com­mis­sioner of the Depart­ment of Cor­rec­tion — Re­tired af­ter a probe found he had mis­used his city ve­hi­cle and spent months out­side the city in 2016.


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