Following Stringer report, De Blasio calls on agencies to fix contract backlog

Politico – “For nonprofits especially, they have real cash flow challenges and I have said this to my team:
A lot of the nonprofits that do such crucial work in this city, they are hand-to-mouth when it
comes to their budgets,” de Blasio said during an unrelated press conference Thursday, noting he
was unfamiliar with the details of a recently published report from City Comptroller Scott
Stringer detailing the backlog.