August 11, 2012
The battle over control of the 9/11 Memorial and Museum has begun to hamper fund raising for the project, Mayor Bloomberg warned yesterday. "It's getting harder to raise money," he said on his weekly WOR radio show.
"When we talk to them and try to solicit gifts, [they say], 'Well, you know, what's going to happen with the Port Authority [and] museum?'" Bloomberg has helped the 9/11 memorial foundation raise more than half of the $700 million construction cost of the memorial and museum. More.