In his victory speech as mayor-elect of New York City Tuesday night, Democrat Bill de Blasio declaed a mandate to repair the inequality he said has left the city suffering, and said as mayor, “I work for you.”
New York City mayoral candidate Bill Thompson said at a news conference Monday that he was proud to endorse Bill de Blasio as the Democratic nominee.
The mayoral candidates both Democratic and Republican have been casting their votes Tuesday, but you will not see Mayor Michael Bloomberg in a voting booth.
Early Thursday morning the New York City Council voted on and passed two bills that will potentially impact how the NYPD operates on a day-to-day basis.
The lawsuit brought by Somerset County Democratic County Chairwoman Peg Schaffer claims the election is illegal and an attempt to suppress the vote.
Christie defeated conservative Seth Grossman in the Republican primary, and Buono won over Troy Webster, an aide to the mayor of East Orange, in the Democratic primary on Tuesday night.
The State University of New York board of trustees has again voted to close down Long Island College Hospital.
U.S. Rep. Joe Courtney (D-Conn.) was trying to correct the record Tuesday, after Steven Spielberg’s “Lincoln” movie suggested that Connecticut was not entirely in favor of the 13th Amendment that abolished slavery.
Suffolk County lawmakers have voted unanimously to move 38 homeless sex offenders out of two construction trailers, and place them in scattered locations throughout the county.
The Town Council in Stratford, Conn., voted Monday to name a school after a teacher who was killed in the massacre at Sandy Hook Elementary School in Newtown and hailed as a hero.
The New Jersey State Senate Budget Committee on Monday voted to increase the state’s minimum wage by $1.25 per hour.
If you’re still looking for a reason to decide on which candidate to vote for, think about Obamacare and the fact that one report after another clearly shows that it’s going to cost the nation much, much more than originally stated by President Obama and his administration.
More than 20 Assembly seats and four Senate seats are up for grabs. There is also an unusual number of contests without incumbents because more than 20 of 150 Assembly members and four of 62 senators have retired or resigned this term.
Donald Payne Jr. defeated five other challengers in the Democratic primary for New Jersey’s 10th Congressional District seat.
Board members blame perennial poor performance but, they say, by redirecting the resources they can improve education across the City.