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The Wall Street Journal: New York business leaders warn de Blasio of risk posed by city’s perceived decline

The Wall Street Journal

The pandemic has devastated the city’s economy, executives tell mayor

Mayor Bill de Blasio speaks during a May media availability at City Hall.

Michael Appleton/Mayoral Photography Office

More than 160 business leaders, including executives at Citigroup Inc.
Mastercard Inc.

and Nasdaq Inc.
have signed a letter to Mayor Bill de Blasio warning of New York City’s deteriorating condition in the wake of the coronavirus pandemic and growing anxiety over public safety, cleanliness and other quality-of-life issues.

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