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Bill de Blasio Universal Pre-K press conference Jan. 6, 2014 (Juliet Papa/1010 WINS)

De Blasio Heads To Albany, Mounts Charm Offensive Against Legislature

A week on the job and Mayor Bill de Blasio took his bully pulpit to the state capital on Wednesday to show that as far as the Legislature is concerned, he is the anti-Mike Bloomberg.

01/08/2014

Mayor-Elect Bill de Blasio speaks to supporters after winning on Nov. 5, 2013. (credit: Andrew Burton/Getty Images)

De Blasio To Cuomo, Legislature: It’s My Way Or Highway On Universal Pre-K

Mayor-elect Bill de Blasio is upping the pressure on Albany to tax the wealthy, so he can make good on a campaign pledge to mount the largest expansion of pre-kindergarten classes in the nation’s history.

12/03/2013

Former St. Sen. Shirley Huntley/file (credit: Shirley Huntley/NY State Senate)

Ex-Lawmaker Works With Feds To Bust Latest Allegedly Corrupt NYS Politician

CBS 2’s Marcia Kramer has learned another elected official is about to go down in the on-going corruption probe involving New York politicians and it turns out his colleague ratted him out.

05/03/2013

N.Y. Gov. Andrew Cuomo

Cuomo-Legislature Showdown Could Lead To NYS Shutdown

Days before one of New York’s toughest-ever state budgets is due, protests over education and social services cuts persisted and the governor warned that the government could shut down.

03/23/2011