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Mayor De Blasio Unveils Aggressive Plan To Reduce New York City Waste 90 Percent By 2030

The plan includes an overhaul of the city’s recycling program, incentives to reduce waste and tacit support for the City Council’s plan to dramatically reduce the use of plastic shopping bags.

04/22/2015

FILE -- Mayor Bill de Blasio (credit: Getty Images)

Parents Group Gives De Blasio Poor Marks On Education

Of the 15 subjects the parents group NYC Kids PAC graded de Blasio on, the mayor receive three F’s and five D’s.

04/19/2015

Mayor De Blasio Talks to CBS2's Tony Aiello about controversial anti-cop video (CBS2)

New Street Sweepers To Play Role In de Blasio’s ‘Vision Zero’ Plan

As part of Mayor Bill de Blasio’s ‘Vision Zero’ plan the city is getting new street sweepers that will give drivers a better view of the road.

04/15/2015

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NYC Council Speaker Wants City To Cover Bail For Poor, Low-Level Defendants

In 2013 — the most recent numbers available — 16,663 defendants couldn’t make bail of $2,000 or less, according to City Council data. And 6,327 people couldn’t make bail of $20 to $500.

04/15/2015

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

Mayor De Blasio: Income Inequality Is A ‘Profound Crisis’

Mayor Bill de Blasio is headed for the Midwest Wednesday and while he’ll be in a primary state of Iowa, he’s not running for president.

04/15/2015

The New York Mets line up for the national anthem before the start of their Opening Day game against the Philadelphia Phillies on April 13, 2015 at Citi Field. (Photo by Elsa/Getty Images)

Ouch! Trainer Ramirez, Mayor De Blasio, Tejada Loudly Booed At Mets’ Home Opener

Mets fans don’t forget. You saw that firsthand on Monday afternoon. During introductions on opening day at Citi Field, head trainer Ray Ramirez was loudly booed.

04/13/2015

FILE -- Hillary Clinton (credit: Nicholas Kamm/AFP/Getty Images)

Hillary Clinton Officially Enters Presidential Race

The former first lady, New York senator and secretary of state launched her campaign Sunday with her campaign manager John Podesta emailing supporters and others.

04/12/2015

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Sharpton, De Blasio Sound Off On Fatal Shooting Of South Carolina Man By Cop

Sharpton addressed the killing of Walter Scott at the beginning of his annual National Action Network conference in New York on Wednesday.

04/08/2015

FILE - A Prekindergarten class.  (Photo by Robert Benson/Getty Images for Knowledge Universe)

Some NYC Parents Upset As Half-Day Pre-K Programs Disappear

Some parents who favor half-day preschool complain they won’t have enough time with their children or that their kids will have trouble tolerating the six hours, 20 minutes of full-day pre-K.

04/08/2015

Councilman Jumaane Williams speaks at a rally calling for increasing the minimum wage and making more affordable housing available to shelter residents. (credit: VOCAL-NY/Twitter)

Advocates For The Homeless Call For Changes To Help End Crisis

Advocates and some elected officials rallied on the steps of City Hall on Tuesday, with some chanting “Housing is a right! Fight, fight, fight!”

04/07/2015

Mayor Bill de Blasio and other city leaders announce a $3 billion FEMA grant for city public housing developments. (credit: Marla Diamond/WCBS 880)

NYC Officials Cheer $3 Billion Federal Grant For Superstorm Sandy Aid

The money will used at 33 developments damaged by the 2012 storm.

03/31/2015

FILE -- Mayor Bill de Blasio (credit: Getty Images)

De Blasio Taps Longtime Union Official As His Chief Of Staff

Thomas Snyder has spent nearly two decades with UNITE HERE — most recently as international vice president.

03/30/2015

FILE -- Mayor Bill de Blasio (credit: Getty Images)

WATCH: De Blasio, Reporters Joke At Annual NYC Inner Circle Show

The show is New York’s answer to the White House Correspondents Dinner, where politicians, reporters and the city’s power brokers rub shoulders during a charity dinner.

03/29/2015

FDNY personnel work to extinguish a fire as a building burns after an explosion on Second Avenue in the East Village on March 26, 2015. (Photo by Andrew Burton/Getty Images)

De Blasio: Someone May Have ‘Inappropriately’ Tapped Gas Line Before East Village Explosion

Twenty-two people were injured, four critically, after the powerful blast and fire sent flames soaring and debris flying Thursday afternoon. Six members of the FDNY were hurt in the operation.

03/27/2015

Moises Locon and Nicholas Figueroa (Family photo/Facebook)

2 Unaccounted For After East Village Explosion, Fire

Two people remain unaccounted for after an apparent gas explosion in the East Village that leveled three five-story buildings.

03/27/2015

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