The former Democrat had switched parties for his attempt to make it to the 2013 general election ballot.
Liu made the announcement Sunday afternoon on the steps of City Hall. He has long been expected to run for mayor.
Former New York U.S. Rep. Anthony Weiner is spending what were once his campaign funds on polling and campaign research.
The Quinnipiac University poll shows New York City Council Speaker Christine Quinn could get 37 percent of the vote.
On the eve of his State of the City address, Mayor Michael Bloomberg had a new ban in store, as well as a parking proposal that might drive some New Yorkers crazy.
A deal from 15 years ago has been discovered and it has the New York City Comptroller enraged.
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.