Bill de Blasio

Mayor De Blasio Set To Hold First Town Hall Meeting Of His TermThe hour-long town hall will take place in Washington Heights, where tenant issues and a recent rent-freeze for rent-stabilized apartments are expected to take the forefront.
NYC Announces Bail Reforms, Looks For More Ways To 'Fix' ProcessCalling the current system unfair, the state's chief judge announced earlier this month he was ordering the judiciary to take administrative steps to change how bail is set.
Thousands Of Spectators Line Fifth Avenue For Annual Columbus Day ParadeThe parade, which is organized by the Columbus Citizens Foundation, is billed as the world’s largest celebration of Italian-American heritage and culture.
Cuomo, De Blasio Tout MTA Funding PactThe city is quadrupling its contribution to the Metropolitan Transportation Authority in exchange for assurances that the $2.5 billion will go directly to capital improvements.
De Blasio: Chase Utley Is 'Guilty As Sin,' Should Serve SuspensionDe Blasio called it a "tackle," adding it was "illegal" and "sickening."
Topless Times Square Worker: Officials 'Can't Do Anything'Some city officials are now proposing to confine both the topless women and the costumed characters working alongside them to designated "activity zones.''
Agreement Reached Over Funding For MTA's $26.1 Billion Capital PlanCuomo, de Blasio and MTA Chairman Tom Prendergast announced on Saturday that the state will pick up $8.3 billion of the $26.1 billion tab, while New York City will commit $2.5 billion.
Williamsburg Boy Tours Precincts To Thank NYPD’s 35,000 Police OfficersA 7-year-old Williamsburg boy, has been inspired to reach out and thank all 35,000 of the city's police officers, precinct by precinct.
Cuomo, De Blasio Spar Once More Over MTA Capital Plan FundingCuomo is pressing the mayor to provide $3 billion, saying the state will pay $8 billion.
New Law Says NYC Stores Must Keep Doors Closed When AC Is OnThe bill, which Mayor Bill de Blasio signed into law on Wednesday, goes into effect next summer.
Thousands Of Charter Schools Supporters Rally In BrooklynThousands of people in red T-shirts filled Cadman Plaza on Wednesday as the event got under way.
Council Members: NYC Shouldn't Pay More For MTA BudgetTwo New York council members say the city shouldn't pay any more than what's already been allotted to the Metropolitan Transportation Authority.