Bill de Blasio
The Metro-North train that derailed while rounding a riverside curve in the Bronx was traveling at 82 mph at the time, a federal official said Monday.
Mayor Michael Bloomberg has been facing tough questions about his whereabouts during the deadly Metro-North train derailment in the Bronx on Sunday morning.
Gabrielle Fialkoff was named the inauguration chairwoman. Fialkoff, the president of a jewelry company, served as finance chairwoman for de Blasio’s successful runs for public advocate and mayor.
Mayor-elect Bill de Blasio, who was spending his Thanksgiving with family in Connecticut, reminded New Yorkers to give back to the less fortunate this holiday.
New York City Mayor-elect Bill de Blasio has a message for owners of empty lots zoned for resident construction: Build up or pay up.
The mayor-elect also said he’d appoint a team in the coming days for what he called “a very substantial campaign” to grow support for his tax on the wealthy proposal.
De Blasio campaigned on a platform of adding a tax on households making more than $500,000 a year to cover the costs of universal pre-kindergarten and after-school programs.
Bill de Blasio says his landslide in this month’s New York City mayoral election entitles him to support from Albany to enact sweeping reforms to the city’s schools.
The city had argued that the 2nd U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals’ decision to remove federal Judge Shira Scheindlin meant it should also nullify her rulings.
After 12 years in office, New York City Mayor Michael Bloomberg says he is presenting mayor-elect Bill de Blasio with a balanced budget.
Bratton insists he’s not campaigning for his old job and said he hasn’t spoken with the de Blasio transition team.
New Jersey is a far cry from Switzerland, the Cayman Islands or Liechtenstein, but Gov. Chris Christie thinks its a perfect tax haven for New Yorkers.
New Yorkers are offering their opinions on what he should do on everything from schools and health care to affordable food
Mayor-elect Bill de Blasio spoke Saturday at the Rev. Al Sharpton’s National Action Network in Harlem.
Police Commissioner Ray Kelly says Mayor-elect Bill de Blasio and the other Democratic candidates were “pandering to get votes” when they criticized the NYPD’s stop-and-frisk policy.