Cry Wolf Quotes
Not only is this against the principal of home rule, but such legislation transfers the enforcement of the law to an unknown and untried body of men and takes it out of the hands of the Fire Department….one of the most efficient departments of the City of New York.
You must relieve [New York's] real estate from the terrible yolk of oppression which has been throttling it for some years past…
This condition is depreciating the value of real estate, restricting its marketability, and driving manufacturers out of the City and State of New York.
Many owners will be so financially embarrassed by the great expenditure made necessary thereby that great numbers of buildings would be forced into foreclosure or otherwise sacrificed.