Bill de Blasio
Mayor Bill de Blasio said many of the city’s homeless simply can’t afford the cost of living in New York City.
In the book, former police Commissioner Ray Kelly writes that the mayor “shrugged and walked away from a routine and useful policing tool.
De Blasio wrote an opinion piece published on Sunday in the New York Daily News proclaiming his progressive policies are working.
The Republican, whose presidential campaign has struggled to gain traction, said he hopes the Democratic mayor “gets his act together.”
The mayor promised that the task force will examine the safety ramifications and crowed, “I think what we’ve done with Vision Zero is beyond what any previous administration has done.”
The female officer, who part of Mayor Bill de Blasio’s advance team, had pulled up to the mayor’s residence on East End Avenue ahead of his arrival when the incident occurred.
Bratton made the suggestion in the wake of growing complaints about topless, body painted women and aggressive costumed characters seeking tips for photos.
New York City’s police commissioner has a solution for the harassment and nuisance problems plaguing Times Square.
Eligible seniors must have less than $36,000 a year in income.
“He’s pretty bored,” one unnamed source told the New York Post. “He’s always been interested in politics, and he’s always been interested in running for office.”
Though toplessness is not illegal in New York, aggressive panhandling and aggressive solicitation are illegal.
De Blasio lives in Gracie Mansion on Manhattan’s Upper East Side, but he still commutes many days to the gym near his former house in Park Slope, Brooklyn.
Elected officials and others say the city’s homeless should not be blamed for any quality of life issues and claim the media is dehumanizing those who sleep on the streets.
The new law requires landlords to register, inspect and regularly clean cooling towers.
Mayoral spokeswoman Karen Hinton said it’s a quality-of-life problem and city agencies are working on approaches to tackle it.