Bloomberg, Cuomo strike deal on Ground Zero Museum

The two egomaniacs finally put their differences aside and have come to an agreement on funding the Ground Zero Museum, as well as who would administer it. New York Times: After nearly a year of discord and delay, Mayor Michael R. Bloomberg and Gov. Andrew M. Cuomo reached an agreement on Monday to resume construction of the Sept. 11 museum at ground zero in Manhattan. In negotiations over the weekend, aides to Mr. Bloomberg and Mr. Cuomo resolved longstanding disputes over which government agencies would pay for the costs of the museum and which officials would oversee it. Gov. Chris Christie of New Jersey then agreed to the arrangement. Mr. Christie and Mr. Cuomo share control over the Port Authority of New York and New Jersey, while Mr. Bloomberg heads the Sept. 11 foundation, which oversees the national memorial and museum at the former World Trade Center site and the annual commemoration. "I'm very gratified that on the eve of this important anniversary we are able to...(Read Full Post)