John Liu

Tom Allon (file/credit: Allan Montaine/tomallonformayor.com)

Publisher Tom Allon Purchases News Organization, Drops Out Of Mayoral Race

The former Democrat had switched parties for his attempt to make it to the 2013 general election ballot.

03/18/2013

John Liu

Comptroller John Liu Formally Launches Bid For Mayor

Liu made the announcement Sunday afternoon on the steps of City Hall. He has long been expected to run for mayor.

03/17/2013

Anthony Weiner (credit: Spencer Platt/Getty Images News)

Candidate: Anthony Weiner Should Run For Mayor

Former New York U.S. Rep. Anthony Weiner is spending what were once his campaign funds on polling and campaign research.

03/16/2013

New York City Council Speaker Christine Quinn (file/Photo by Spencer Platt/Getty Images)

Poll: Quinn Leads NYC Democratic Mayoral Pack

The Quinnipiac University poll shows New York City Council Speaker Christine Quinn could get 37 percent of the vote.

02/27/2013

Bloomberg State Of The City

Bloomberg To Propose More Electric Car Parking, Styrofoam Ban

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.

02/13/2013

City Comptroller John Liu in front of the Marriott Marquis hotel - Feb. 12, 2013 (credit: Marla Diamond / WCBS 880)

Liu Blasts ‘Sweetheart’ Deal Marriott Got With NYC

A deal from 15 years ago has been discovered and it has the New York City Comptroller enraged.

02/12/2013

Fracking equipment in South Montrose, Pa. (file / credit: Spencer Platt/Getty Images)

Liu Wants Exxon To Release Info On Fracking; NYS Reaches Agreement With Cabot Oil

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.

02/05/2013

John Catsimatidis (file / credit: Donald Bowers/Getty Images for New York City Police Foundation, Inc.)

Billionaire John Catsimatidis Officially Enters NYC Mayor’s Race

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.

01/29/2013

A Metro-North Railroad train at the Scarsdale station - Jan. 25, 2013 (credit: Paul Murnane / WCBS 880)

Commuter Tax To Be Issue In NYC Mayoral Campaign

The commuter tax died years ago, but it was never really buried. Like a cold snap, it’s something that keeps coming back.

01/25/2013

Joseph Lhota (file / credit: Andy Kropa/Getty Images)

New Poll Mixed News For Mayoral Hopeful Joseph Lhota

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.

01/16/2013

City Hall in Lower Manhattan (file / credit: Evan Bindelglass / CBSNewYork)

Report: NYC Paid Over $686M In Settlements Last Fiscal Year

The disputes ranged from slip-and-falls to contract disputes to lawsuits against police.

12/27/2012

City Council Speaker Christine Quinn (Spencer Platt/Getty Images) | Secretary Of State Hillary Clinton (credit: Feng Li/Getty Images) | Mayor Michael Bloomberg (credit: Win McNamee/Getty Images)

Bloomberg Gets Testy With Reporter When Asked About Call To Hillary Clinton

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.

12/04/2012

FILE - A fluorescent light. (credit: ClipArt)

Liu Wants City To Speed Up Removal Of PCBs In Schools

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.

11/30/2012

NYC Mayoral Hopefuls (L-R): Christine Quinn (credit: council.nyc.gov); Bill Thompson (file/credit: Jemal Countess/Getty Images); John Liu (credit: comptroller.nyc.gov); Bill de Blasio (credit: Bryan Bedder/Getty Images for NY1)

Four Mayoral Hopefuls Weigh In On Storm Preparedness, Fiscal Cliff In Panel Discussion

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.

11/28/2012

Manhattan Borough President Scott Stringer

Manhattan Borough President Stringer Announces Run For City Comptroller

Manhattan Borough President Scott Stringer announced Sunday that he will run for city comptroller next year.

11/18/2012

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