Monday, November 27, 2006

New York governor Spitzer promises to be a friend of business

Financial Times London

"By Brooke Masters in New York

Now that Eliot Spitzer has won the New York governor's race in a record-breaking landslide, he has a lot of work to do.
"It has been mayhem," he said in an interview with the Financial Times in his stark, mostly empty transition office in Midtown Manhattan. "It is terrifying the number of jobs and pressing issues that we are now five weeks away from having to confront."

"No longer simply an enforcer, Mr Spitzer will also have to be an administrator, balancing his longstanding desire to protect consumers and investors with the need to create jobs and keep New York competitive.
"I'll work to make sure the financial companies stay here," he said. "We're going to look at the tax code to make sure we're not pushing capital elsewhere."

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