Bill de Blasio
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.
In a first-of-its kind analysis, a report from the New York Attorney General’s office found that just 1.5 percent of stop-and-frisk arrests resulted in a jail or prison sentence longer than 30 days.
Dante’s Afro seemed to take on a life of its own during the mayoral race after the Brooklyn Tech junior appeared in a campaign ad for his father.
The Boro Taxis are allowed to make street pickups anywhere outside the Manhattan Business District with the exception of John F. Kennedy and LaGuardia airports. The goal has been to provide legal, safe and reliable service to those in upper Manhattan and the other four boroughs.
De Blasio said he’d tax those making $500,000 or more to cover the cost of universal pre-K. Any tax would have to be approved by the state legislature and be signed by Gov. Cuomo.
The Democrat was elected last week and takes office Jan. 1. He returned to New York after spending several days in Puerto Rico for a political conference and some vacation time.
Speaking Friday on his weekly radio show, Mayor Michael Bloomberg said he hopes for a “seamless transition.”
Bill de Blasio is faced with figuring out a way to guarantee the safety of Mayor Michael Bloomberg and Police Commissioner Ray Kelly — men who have terrorists and others gunning for them — when they return to private life.
The unions representing more than 29,000 of the NYPD’s 35,000 members filed papers Thursday with the 2nd U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals.
Emboldened by a historic landslide, Bill de Blasio seeks to push ahead with an ambitious liberal agenda aimed at easing the economic inequality.