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FILE - Concrete foundations where houses once stood in Queens on October 24, 2013. (credit: STAN HONDA/AFP/Getty Images)

Storm Victims Testify At City Council Superstorm Sandy Recovery Hearing

The city acknowledged it has spent only a fraction of the money available for Sandy-related home repairs and rebuilding, but it’s something Mayor Bill de Blasio has vowed to fix.

03/31/2014

A woman smokes an e-cigarette. (credit: PAUL J. RICHARDS/AFP/Getty Images)

Advocacy Group Files Lawsuit Against NYC E-Cigarette Ban

The NYC Citizens Lobbying Against Smoker Harassment said Tuesday it filed the papers in state Supreme Court.

03/25/2014

New York City Comptroller Scott Stringer (credit: Getty Images)

Stringer Rejects $30 Million Information Technology Contract OK’d By Bloomberg

Stringer said that under the contract, the city Department of Information Technology and Telecommunication would have outsourced the selection and oversight of all information technology contracts to Computer Aid.

03/20/2014

Charter School (credit: CBS 2)

Irate Charter School Parents Filing Lawsuits Against De Blasio

Lawsuits are being filed this week over Mayor Bill de Blasio’s decision to move charter school students out of public school space.

03/10/2014

New York City schools Chancellor Carmen Farina. (Photo by John Moore/Getty Images)

Farina Changes Course, Says NYC Will Find Seats For Charter School Kids

Schools Chancellor Carmen Farina said the city is looking into finding space to accommodate the students from the Success Academy charter school in Harlem.

03/07/2014

New York Mayor Michael Bloomberg on December 18, 2013 in New York City.  (Photo by Spencer Platt/Getty Images)

Bloomberg To Deliver Commencement Address At Alma Mater Harvard University

The Massachusetts native and Harvard Business School graduate will be the principal speaker for graduates and their guests at afternoon exercises at the school’s 363rd commencement May 29.

03/05/2014

Mayor Michael Bloomberg (Photo by Spencer Platt/Getty Images)

Michael Bloomberg’s Foundation Donates $10M To Prevent Drownings In Bangladesh

Former New York City Mayor Michael Bloomberg’s foundation is donating $10 million to a program aimed at preventing the drowning of Bangladeshi children who may be improperly supervised while their parents are at work.

02/27/2014

UN Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon and his Special Envoy for Cities and Climate Change Michael Bloomberg speak to the press, Feb. 21, 2014. (credit: UN Photo/Eskinder Debebe via un.org)

Former Mayor Bloomberg Visits UN In New Role As Climate Change Special Envoy

The U.N. chief said he was counting on Bloomberg’s “dedicated and visionary leadership” to help countries around the world address the climate change phenomenon.

02/21/2014

Mayor Bill de Blasio delivers his State of the City address on Monday, Feb. 10, 2014. (credit: CBS 2)

De Blasio Addresses Income Inequality In 1st State Of The City Speech

In his State of the City at LaGuardia Community College in Queens on Monday, Mayor Bill de Blasio said he plans to ask state lawmakers next week for the power to raise the minimum wage.

02/10/2014

New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio (Photo by Andrew Burton/Getty Images)

De Blasio Won’t March In St. Patrick’s Day Parade

New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio says he won’t partake in the parade along Fifth Avenue because of organizers’ refusal to allow participants to carry gay-pride signs.

02/04/2014

Mayor Bill de Blasio delivers a speech at the U.S. Conference of Mayors winter meeting in Washington, D.C., Jan. 23, 2014. (credit: usmayors.org/82ndWinterMeeting/)

De Blasio Joins Mayors Against Illegal Guns, Pledges Aggressive Action

Mayors Against Illegal Guns was started by Michael Bloomberg and former Boston Mayor Tom Menino in 2006. De Blasio pledged to aggressively work locally and on the national level to combat illegal gun sales and gun trafficking.

01/30/2014

Michael Bloomberg Delivers Final Major Address Of His Administration

Quinnipiac Poll Finds Majority Of City Residents Think Bloomberg Was A Successful Mayor

According to the poll released Friday, 64 percent of city voters said Bloomberg was a success as mayor, while just 24 percent say he was a failure.

01/17/2014

Mayor Bill de Blasio announces an expansion of the paid sick days law on Jan. 17, 2014. (credit: Al Jones/1010 WINS)

De Blasio Announces Expansion Of Hotly Contested Paid Sick Days Law

The mayor is calling for businesses with five or more employees to provide five sick days, which would help more than 300,000 additional New Yorkers.

01/17/2014

Mayor Bill de Blasio (credit: Getty Images)

De Blasio, Health Commissioner Bassett Vow To Continue Much Of Bloomberg’s Health Agenda

There will still be a bulls eye on over-sized sugary drinks and tobacco, but Dr. Mary Bassett said she wants city residents to be on board with those restrictions.

01/16/2014

NYPD officers monitor a march against stop-and-frisk tactics on Feb. 23, 2013. (credit: Getty Images)

Police Unions Ask Court To Speed Up Stop-And-Frisk Ruling

New York City police unions have asked a federal appeals court to hurry its decision on whether they can continue stop-and-frisk litigation if Mayor Bill de Blasio drops the case.

01/03/2014

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