State of the City
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.
Booker could be delivering his second-to-last State of the City address as he mulls a run for Senate in 2014.
“Each of the five boroughs, I think it’s fair to say, is better off today than ever before and our state and the state of our city has never been stronger,” Bloomberg said during his speech Thursday at the Barclays Center in Brooklyn.
One of the permanent memorials to late former New York City Mayor Ed Koch will be the Ed Koch Queensboro Bridge and indelible in our memories will be Koch welcoming us to it.
Governor Cuomo is threatening to withhold hundreds of millions of dollars in state aid unless educators agree to a new evaluation system.
There’s a new battle underway to save New York City’s failing schools. Mayor Michael Bloomberg has threatened to fire up to half of the teachers at struggling institutions in all five boroughs.
Bloomberg said in his speech Wednesday on Staten Island that spending cutbacks won’t stop New York from transforming itself into a city of the future.