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Congresswoman urges city to probe ‘ThriveNYC’ mental health program

Congresswoman urges city to probe ‘ThriveNYC’ mental health program

Significantly less than a 7 days after Michelle Go’s subway shoving demise, allegedly at the fingers of a crazed vagrant, Rep. Nicole Malliotakis is contacting for an investigation into the city’s $1.5 billion ThriveNYC application — which was supposed to enable the mentally unwell.

The Staten Island Republican urged the metropolis Office of Investigation to probe “any squander, fraud or abuse carried out within just ThriveNYC because its 2015 launch.”

The plan was the brainchild of previous Mayor Bill de Blasio, who set his spouse, Chirlane McCray, in cost of it irrespective of a absence of experience in the mental overall health field.

“Like lots of New Yorkers, I continue being deeply involved that our tax pounds allotted to deal with mental wellbeing troubles beneath Mayor Monthly bill de Blasio’s ‘ThriveNYC’ system were effectively squandered, leaving us with lasting health and fitness and basic safety crises and tiny to no recourse,” Malliotakis wrote in a Friday missive to DOI Inspector General Clinton Daggan, who is in cost of probes concerning the Section of Health and fitness.

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Malliotakis said in an job interview that people today across the political spectrum have questioned exactly where the dollars for the initiative experienced absent.

“No a single can appear to get an reply,” she stated. “I believe it is ideal that the IG will take a search at the paying out, audit the ThriveNYC method and last but not least make it community on how this cash was utilized.”

She stated that perhaps Mayor Adams’ administration could use the revenue much more correctly.

ThriveNYC was spearheaded by Mayor DeBlasio's wife Chirlaine McCray.
ThriveNYC was spearheaded by Mayor DeBlasio’s spouse Chirlaine McCray.
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A DOI spokeswoman said the company would evaluate Malliotakis’ letter.