The New York City pension funds hold more than 11 million shares of Exxon stock. Now the funds and City Comptroller John Liu have called on the oil company to release data about its fracking operations.
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.
The commuter tax died years ago, but it was never really buried. Like a cold snap, it’s something that keeps coming back.
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.
The disputes ranged from slip-and-falls to contract disputes to lawsuits against police.
The mayor accused reporters of trying to start a fight between him and City Council Speaker Christine Quinn, widely considered to be the frontrunner in the race.
New York City Comptroller John Liu has proposed issuing Green Apple Bonds to complete remediation by 2015 — six years ahead of the city’s schedule.
Former New York City Comptroller Bill Thompson, the only announced Democratic candidate for mayor, was joined on the panel by City Council Speaker Christine Quinn, current comptroller John Liu and public advocate Bill de Blasio.
Manhattan Borough President Scott Stringer announced Sunday that he will run for city comptroller next year.
The plan would allocate $200 million for the Department of Education and $300 million for the New York City Health and Hospital Corporation to repair extensive damage.
Across the entire East Coast, tens of thousands of businesses could be without power for the remainder of the week, possibly longer.
In a report released Thursday, Liu said adding more than 1,600 guidance counselors would help more kids get into college.
Nissan won a 10-year contract to build the Taxi of Tomorrow, beating out other prototypes in a contest in 2011. But there have been some vocal opponents of the new taxis, who criticized approval of the new fleet.
The Quinnipiac University poll released Wednesday shows City Council Speaker Christine Quinn winning the support of 29 percent of the city’s registered Democrats.
Mayor Michael Bloomberg said he was personally briefed by the Israeli ambassador about Wednesday’s bombing and called the deadly attack “a tragedy.”
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