The United Federation of Teachers has endorsed former City Comptroller Bill Thompson as its choice for the next New York City mayor.
Some of the Democratic candidates for mayor of New York City took part in a forum on transportation issues at Baruch College on Wednesday.
President Ernest Logan of the Council of School Supervisors and Administrators said Tuesday that the union’s 16,000 members will do all they can to elect Thompson.
The City Council Speaker and Democratic hopeful never pointed to a particular opponent but said no one else is offering New York voters real solutions.
The former City Controller said the East Side location is unacceptable for children and families, he wants the project to stop immediately, 1010 WINS’ Stan Brooks reported.
There was a stunning denunciation Thursday of Anthony Weiner’s mayoral bid by none other than the scandal-fighting governor of New York, Andrew Cuomo.
Several candidates weighed in on the latest addition to the race Wednesday morning at the Crain’s New York Business Democratic debate, just hours after Weiner released a YouTube video declaring his bid for mayor.
New York City mayoral race frontrunner Christine Quinn was bombarded Wednesday with questions about the so-called second coming of Anthony Weiner.
An article in New York Times Magazine said Weiner’s “political committee spent more than $100,000 on polling and research.” It also said his wife Huma Abedin is starting to think he should run.
Mayoral hopeful Christine Quinn said lawyers will decide if the newly registered political action committee New York City is Not For Sale violated any campaign finance rules by launching million-dollar ad camapgin.
The community leader and Staten Island resident made the announcement at a City Hall press conference on Thursday.
San Francisco passed a paid sick leave measure. So did the state of Connecticut. It’s still on the table in the city of New York. Those pushing for it in New York spoke out at City Hall on Friday.
The former Democrat had switched parties for his attempt to make it to the 2013 general election ballot.
The Republican joins an increasingly crowded field of GOP, Democratic and other candidates seeking to succeed the term-limited, Democrat-turned-Republican-turned-independent billionaire Mayor Michael Bloomberg.
At 23 percent in the latest Quinnipiac University poll, Lhota would handily beat all other Republican challengers for the nomination. But the good news for him could stop there, according to Quinnipiac’s Maurice Carroll.