New York City council members Margaret Chin and Brad Lander are demanding that Madison Square Garden pay its property taxes. The arena has been tax exempt since 1982 when a ten-year relief plan was enacted to keep the Knicks and Rangers in the city..
The union representing New York City school principals is backing former city comptroller William Thompson Jr. for mayor.
President Ernest Logan of the Council of School Supervisors and Administrators said Tuesday that the union's 16,000 members will do all they can to elect Thompson.
The United Federation of Teachers is expected to make its endorsement on Wednesday.