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U.S. Conference of Mayors at Gracie Mansion on Aug. 11, 2014 (Credit: Monica Miller/WCBS 880)

Mayors From 30 US Cities Join De Blasio In Vow To Fight Income Inequality

Mayor Bill de Blasio hosted colleagues from other cities at Gracie Mansion as they promised to push for higher wages, expanded pre-kindergarten programs and increased Internet access for poor neighborhoods.

08/11/2014

President Barack Obama speaks before signing an executive order banning federal contractors from retaliating against employees during an event in the East Room of the White House in honor of "Equal Pay Day" on April 8, 2014 in Washington, DC. (credit: Mark Wilson/Getty Images)

NYC Elected Officials Rally, President Obama Signs Executive Order On National Equal Pay Day

Obama cited Census Bureau figures show that the annual earnings of women were 77 percent of what men earned in 2012, a difference that has barely budged over the past decade.

04/08/2014

New York City Mayor-Elect Bill de Blasio gives his victory speech on Nov. 5, 2013. (credit: Getty Images)

De Blasio In Washington For New Mayors Meeting At White House

The mayor-elect is going into the meeting with some big ideas regarding federal investments into education, infrastructure.

12/13/2013

Democratic mayoral nominee Bill de Blasio speaks at the Association for a Better New York breakfast, Oct. 4, 2013 (credit: Twitter/de Blasio campaign)

De Blasio Labels Himself ‘Fiscal Conservative’ In Speech To Business Leaders

Bill De Blasio’s ascension has created a sense of nervousness within some corners of the city’s business community, which prospered during Mayor Michael Bloomberg’s 12-year reign and is fearful of more liberal policies emanating from City Hall.

10/04/2013