NY DAILY NEWS | SENIOR CORRESPONDENT David Saltonstall | February 16th 2009
New York gets big slice of President Obama's stimulus package, thanks to state's congressional bigs
Rarely has a bigger tidal wave of cash come rolling out of Washington than the stimulus bill President Obama is due to sign Tuesday - and rarely has New York been better positioned to ride it.
In a confluence of seniority, hard work and some luck, New York's congressional delegation is now stacked with power players, and it shows in how the massive, $787 billion stimulus package will soon be carved up.
(Go see the picture of YOUR money falling out the sky into the hands of NYC mobsters.)