Adolfo Carrion Jr. and Derek Douglas Officially Appointed to WH Urban Posts


Douglas, who has served as the director of David Paterson’s Washington office, will serve as special assistant to the president for Urban Affairs. Carrion, who was a two-term Bronx borough president, will be director of the newly fashioned Department of Urban Affairs. This is great for Douglas, and something of a consolation prize for Carrion, who in December was publicly boasting he’d get a full Cabinet position. [City Room/NYT]