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.
The controversial NYPD program was the Democrat’s biggest campaign issue and helped propel him to the top of the pack during the primary. De Blasio pushed for more community policing and tapped Bill Bratton to lead the NYPD.
According to a Quinnipiac University poll released Thursday afternoon, 67 percent of voters have given the new mayor a vote of confidence, compared with just 21 percent who don’t feel optimistic.
The Assembly Committee on Environmental Conservation held a hearing on the issue Thursday. Wildlife officials said poaching is a local issue.
Operator Jerry Delakas attended Mayor Bill de Blasio’s Gracie Mansion open house on Jan. 5 and talked to the mayor briefly about his trouble. Delakas’ lawyer credits de Blasio for helping his client reopen.
Mayor Bill de Blasio and Cardinal Timothy Dolan shared their common goals for New York City on Monday.
City Councilman Corey Johnson said the measure would require buildings taller than six stories to have emergency public-address systems so first responders and building managers can communicate better with residents.
Bikers can be seen performing wheelies, donuts and riding ATVs outside the R.G. Ortiz Funeral Home at 190th Street and Broadway.
Mayor Bill de Blasio told reporters Thursday that Gov. Chris Christie was right to apologize and take action but said closing lanes is, “not professional, it’s not mature, it’s absolutely immoral.”
City Councilman Jumaane Williams said outer borough homicide cases have fewer detectives assigned to them than do killings in Manhattan. Williams said the NYPD is looking into it.
Mayor Bill de Blasio ally Melissa Mark-Viverito has been elected as New York City council speaker.
The high in New York City Tuesday is expected to be 10 degrees, but wind chills will make it feel more like minus 10.
New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio has made the unusual and bold decision to forcefully interject himself into the race for City Council speaker.
If successful, a lawsuit by city officials and activists would be a setback for countless charter school students, some parents say.
Labor leaders said they’ll lobby state lawmakers to OK New York Mayor Bill de Blasio’s proposal to offer universal pre-kindergarten.