MIDTOWN — Two years ago, real estate developer Don Peebles was making calls to get African-American friends and business associates to throw their support and money behind the rising mayoral campaign of Public Advocate Bill de Blasio.
Some of Gov. Andrew Cuomo's top aides told an influential group of black ministers Tuesday that the state would push for minority-owned firms to receive 30 percent of the highest level contracts to rebuild LaGuardia Airport's central terminal.
MIDTOWN — A group of ministers and elected officials is calling on Gov. Andrew Cuomo to ensure that 30 percent of the $4 billion plan to rebuild LaGuardia Airport is handled by firms owned by minorities at the highest levels of the project.