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Mayor Bill de Blasio helps lay asphalt in an effot to repave roads after a harsh winter (Credit: Marla Diamond/WCBS 880)

City To Spend $242M More To Repave Roads In All 5 Boroughs After Harsh Winter

Mayor Bill de Blasio donned a hard hat and helped lay asphalt on a stretch of Tysens Lane in New Dorp.

05/21/2015

US Conference of Mayors (USCM) Cities of Opportunity Task Force chairman New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio speaks during an event to urge Congress to enact a long-term renewal of the federal transportation law on the East Front of the US Capitol on May 13, 2015 in Washington. (credit: Mandel Ngan/AFP/Getty Images)

Bill de Blasio Talks Income Inequality, $15 Minimum Wage, And Progressive Politics On ‘CBS This Morning’

De Blasio’s appearance on the show comes a week after the mayor was in Washington D.C. to push a progressive agenda.

05/20/2015

Mayor Bill de Blasio unveils next generation NYCHA plan on May 19. 2015 (Credit: Al Jones/1010 WINS)

De Blasio Administration Unveils Plans To Improve New York City Housing Authority

NYCHA has an operating deficit of nearly $100 million and some of its buildings are falling apart.

05/19/2015

FILE -- New York City Department of Sanitation employee Dennis Stacks helps to rotate the plow of a salt truck in January 2014. (credit: Yana Paskova/Getty Images)

NYC, Sanitation Union Reach Contract Agreement

It would provide 11 percent in raises over about seven years. The agreement will save $3.4 billion in health care spending through 2018 and $1.3 billion in recurring savings every year after that.

05/19/2015

Mayor Bill de Blasio speaks during his executive budget presentation, May 7, 2015. (credit: Julie Jacobson-Pool/Getty Images)

With Approval Rating At All-Time Low, Mayor De Blasio Continues Trip To D.C., California

De Blasio will be speaking at the National Press Club Tuesday morning, followed by an afternoon speech on “the Progressive Agenda to Combat Income Inequality.”

05/12/2015

Mayor Bill de Blasio speaks at police headquarters following the death of officer Brian Moore on May 4, 2015. (credit: Spencer Platt/Getty Images)

Community Activist Slams de Blasio Over Road Trip After Violent Weekend At Home

Despite the Central Park muggings and a dozen shootings over the weekend, Mayor Bill de Blasio was headed out-of-town for a controversial four-day trip to promote his progressive agenda.

05/11/2015

Mayor Bill de Blasio on Jan. 26, 2015 . (credit: Spencer Platt/Getty Images)

Could De Blasio’s National Appearances Hurt Him At Home?

Mayor Bill de Blasio’s political vision — and his political travels — have increasingly reached far beyond the borders of New York City.

05/10/2015

Mayor Bill de Blasio speaks at police headquarters following the death of officer Brian Moore on May 4, 2015. (credit: Spencer Platt/Getty Images)

De Blasio: ‘A Lot Of People Outside NYC’ Understand My First Year As Mayor ‘Better Than People In NYC’

The mayor was reflecting on his record of creating the municipal ID program, the launch of universal pre-K, and other accomplishments.

05/06/2015

An R train travels through Brooklyn. (credit: CBSNY)

Officials: NYC To Boost Funding To MTA

That will mean $125 million a year for five years. There will also be an additional $32 million city match to a federal grant.

05/04/2015

FDNY truck (file/credit: Getty Images)

FDNY Invites Public For Tours Of Stations To Mark 150th Anniversary

Attendees will get a chance to meet their local firefighters, see the tools and equipment they use and more.

05/02/2015

Protesters clash with New York City police in a demonstration in solidarity with those protesting the death of Freddie Gray in Baltimore. (Credit: CBS2)

NYC Officials Defend Handling Of Demonstrations

Some activists and elected officials are criticizing the NYPD’s handling of protests over the death of a Baltimore man critically injured in police custody.

04/30/2015

FILE - A Styrofoam take-out container is viewed in a trash can in New York City. (Photo by Spencer Platt/Getty Images)

Industry Groups Sue To Stop NYC’s Plastic Foam Container Ban

Coalition members from The Restaurant Action Alliance NYC said Thursday their lawsuit filed in Manhattan state supreme court seeks to block the ban that’s set to go into effect July 1.

04/30/2015

New York Mayor Bill de Blasio

Mayor De Blasio: Mets, Yankees Fans Treat Me Poorly At Games

De Blasio was taken aback by how well Brewers fans treated their city’s mayor at the ballpark. He’s not used to that in the Big Apple.

04/27/2015

NYPD Commissioner Bill Bratton appears on CBS' "Face the Nation" on April 26, 2015. (credit: CBS News)

Bill Bratton: Relationship Between City Officials, Police Union Better

NYPD Commissioner Bill Bratton says there’s “much less tension” between the police union and city officials now than there was in the aftermath of the chokehold death of a Staten Island man last year.

04/26/2015

FILE -- Mayor Bill de Blasio (Photo by Andrew Burton/Getty Images)

De Blasio Opposes City Council Plan To Decriminalize Minor Offenses

When it comes to minor offenses such as drinking in public and turnstile jumping, a City Council plan would result in tickets, not arrests.

04/23/2015

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