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State of the City

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

Newark Mayor Cory Booker at State of the City dress rehearsal (credit: twitter.com/corybooker)

Mayor Booker To Deliver State Of City Address

Booker could be delivering his second-to-last State of the City address as he mulls a run for Senate in 2014.

03/05/2013

Bloomberg Delivers Final State Of the City (CBS 2)

Bloomberg Staunchly Defends ‘Stop & Frisk,’ Outlines Ambitious Agenda For Last Year In Office

“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.

02/14/2013

Ed Koch in Mayor Michael Bloomberg's 2012 State of the City Video

Video: Remember Ed Koch’s ‘Welcome To My Bridge?’

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.

02/01/2013

Governor Cuomo says that New York teachers need to shape up or ship out. (Credit:CBS2)

Gov Cuomo Wants New Eval System For NY Educators

Governor Cuomo is threatening to withhold hundreds of millions of dollars in state aid unless educators agree to a new evaluation system.

01/16/2012

Mayor Michael Bloomberg (file / credit: Spencer T Tucker / Mayor's Office)

Bloomberg Makes Student Loan Offer To New Teachers In State Of The City Address

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.

01/12/2012

Mayor Michael Bloomberg

Bloomberg Pledges No New Taxes In State Of The City Address

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.

01/19/2011