Lhota Announces Plan For More Proactive Policing, Voices Support For Stop-And-FriskLhota said constant police training and community outreach are needed and added he doesn't believe that many find stop-and-frisk over the top.
Lhota, Confident In Comeback, Compares Himself To Red Sox SluggerWhen asked whether he's bring out any big political names to campaign for him in the closing days of the race, Lhota did hint at a possible show of support from his old boss, former Mayor Rudy Giuliani.
Lhota Continues Attacking De Blasio With Two Weeks To Go Before Mayoral ElectionLhota's significant shift in strategy comes on the heels of the campaign's first debate last week, when the Republican appeared caught off guard by de Blasio's aggressiveness.
De Blasio Sweet On Bloomberg's Plan To Ban Super-Sized Sugary DrinksThe Democratic mayoral hopeful has been a critic of some of Mayor Michael Bloomberg's policies, but agrees with the mayor on one controversial issue.
Lhota, De Blasio Ramp Up Rhetoric As Election NearsDemocratic mayoral nominee Bill de Blasio is hitting back after challenger Joe Lhota's controversial new television ad hit airwaves.
Fiscal Issues Front And Center In First De Blasio-Lhota Debate Mayoral hoepfuls Bill de Blasio and Joe Lhota spent much of their first debate discussing the city's fiscal issues -- income equality, affordable housing, tax subsidies and rent for charter schools.
Big Lhota Donor, Home Depot Founder Ken Langone, Convinced De Blasio Will Be Next MayorJoe Lhota shrugged off the billionaire businessman and philanthropist's assessment of the race and says he still has "an opportunity to win."
Lhota Slams Opponent, Warns Of Regressive Policies If De Blasio Is Elected"The next leader of our city must bring the right kind of change. That doesn't mean change from independent leadership to be a mayor beholden to special interest, that doesn't mean change that tears down any of the improvements that might have happened and that doesn't mean change that reverses the policies that have made us the safest large city in America," Lhota said.
Lhota, De Blasio Speak On Stop-And-Frisk Ruling AppealRepublican nominee Joe Lhota said crime has been going up in the city over the past two months. But Democrat Bill de Blasio said Lhota's numbers are skewed.
De Blasio Labels Himself 'Fiscal Conservative' In Speech To Business LeadersBill De Blasio's ascension has created a sense of nervousness within some corners of the city's business community, which prospered during Mayor Michael Bloomberg's 12-year reign and is fearful of more liberal policies emanating from City Hall.
Poll: De Blasio Opens 50 Point Lead Over Lhota In NYC Mayoral Race"I don't take anything for granted," de Blasio told 1010 WINS. "Even though this is a wonderful poll, we've over a month ahead and we're going to work very hard."