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Bill De Blasio

  1. separate and unequal
    America Is Sacrificing Black Education for a False MeritocracyA plan to integrate New York City’s elite public high schools has sparked outrage, exposing racial fault lines old and new.
  2. cityscape
    Here’s a Solution for Fixing the Brooklyn-Queens Expressway: Get Rid of ItNew York City wants to spend billions upgrading a perpetually jammed roadway. Bad idea.
  3. cityscape
    Amazon Can’t Monopolize New York CityThe company shouldn’t be seen as a threat. Besides, the world’s great urban center of commerce doesn’t tell anyone to get out of town.
  4. new york city housing authority
    Don’t Expect Ben Carson to Fix New York City’s Housing WoesNew York City’s public housing is in shambles, but a federal receivership probably won’t help.
  5. the top line
    Why Amazon Gets Whatever It WantsPublic trust is a priceless asset. And critics of the Long Island City HQ2 deal are underestimating its importance.
  6. the top line
    Why New York Is Paying Amazon $3 Billion to Do What Google Will Do for FreeThe idea is that it’s very important that Amazon is going to Queens, and that by doing so, it will serve two key goals for the city. But is that true?
  7. bill de blasio
    Cuomo Antagonist Bill de Blasio Won’t Endorse Cynthia NixonHe’s staying out of the race, but it’s no secret who he wants to win.
  8. new york politics
    Can Andrew Cuomo Win by Being Andrew Cuomo Again?Even as he’s pushed leftward, the governor thinks there’s still plenty of elbow room for a Democrat like him.
  9. business
    Is New York Cracking Down on Airbnb to Help Local Residents or Hotels?Supporters of new Airbnb regulation argue that it drives up rents, but opponents say the hotel industry–backed law will only deprive locals of income.
  10. nightlife
    Mayor’s Office Announces Nightlife Advisory BoardThe 14-member board, which includes rapper Kurtis Blow and LGBTQ activist Marti Gould Cummings, will work with nightlife mayor Ariel Palitz.
  11. nightlife
    Is This the Person Who Can Finally Solve New York Nightlife?Grabbing tacos with the city’s first-ever “night mayor.”
  12. The Man Who Is Glitterbombing New York City Politics“I feel like I am playing with the house money here,” says Corey Johnson. “I mean, I can’t believe I am Speaker! I can’t believe I am Speaker!”
  13. city politics
    The First Lady of New York City Believes Weed Should Be LegalizedBut the Mayor is “not there yet.”
  14. Cynthia Nixon Could Mount a Primary Challenge to CuomoThe incumbent governor would like a lefty-free route to reelection and perhaps a 2020 presidential contest. But Cynthia Nixon could stand in his way.
  15. new york beginnings
    The Crime-Fighting Program That Changed New York ForeverIs CompStat’s main legacy safe streets or stop and frisk?
  16. Bill de Blasio Is Back in IowaBut not because he’s thinking about running for president.
  17. how i get it done
    How I Get It Done: Chirlane McCray, First Lady of New York CityAs the First Lady of New York City, McCray lives a busy life in the public eye — but makes time for her Brooklyn YMCA.
  18. nightlife
    Can a ‘Nightlife Mayor’ Rescue New York’s DIY Music Venues?Quasi-legal nightclubs were on the verge of extinction — until the city realized how crucial it is to have an underground.
  19. scandals
    De Blasio Staffer Shocks NYC, Declares Chicago Deep-Dish the Best Pizza in U.S.“It’s like salisbury steak vs. actual steak.”
  20. Bill de Blasio, New York’s Putterer-in-ChiefA mayor who contents himself with piling up small achievements instead of making sweeping change.
  21. dos and don'ts
    Bill de Blasio Is Pro–Cargo Shorts“Valuable part of anyone’s wardrobe,” he said.
  22. What’s at Stake for Bill de Blasio in an Election He’s Sure to WinFor a politician still aspiring to take the national stage, how much he wins by — and how many people vote — does matter.
  23. Trump Frenemy Bo Dietl Wants to Be Your MayorThe independent candidate — an ex-cop and Roger Ailes’s former PI — has a lot to say about “Donald.” And Bill de Blasio.
  24. de blasio's new york
    Bill de Blasio Was Knocked Over During a Softball GameA “young aide” reportedly caused the NYC mayor to take a tumble.
  25. de blasio's new york
    De Blasio Brags About Punk Cred While Establishing Office of Nightlife“For me the punk movement was tremendously important and spoke to my heart, because we were trying to sort out the world.”
  26. Mayor de Blasio Easily Wins Low-Turnout Democratic PrimaryOnly 14 percent of the city’s registered Democrats showed up to vote.
  27. in conversation
    Bill de Blasio on Trump, Cuomo, and Getting New York to Like YouThe mayor thinks New Yorkers appreciate real talk, even if some of it is bad news. But also, he says, a lot of it isn’t.
  28. De Blasio Reportedly Considering a Presidential Run (Don’t Do It, Bill)Like all New York mayors, he can’t help seeing a future POTUS in the mirror. But there’s no reason to think voters will agree.
  29. de blasio's new york
    Bill de Blasio Reportedly Loves a Good Nap at the OfficeWho doesn’t?
  30. de blasio's new york
    New York Mayor Bill de Blasio Was Reportedly Late to His Own WeddingAt least, according to his former friend and current foe, Sal Albanese.
  31. workers' rights
    Here Are the Rights NYC’s New Fair-Workweek Laws Give Fast-Food WorkersThe package extends more predictable schedules and pay to about 65,000 employees.
  32. Fashion Says No to Brooklyn As Garment District Faces RezoningThe midtown Garment District may start looking very different.
  33. Why It’s So Hard to Stop Being Homeless in New YorkThe city spends $1.2 billion a year on homelessness. Yet the crisis only gets worse. Eight homeless New Yorkers explain why.
  34. Preet Bharara’s Ouster Could Be Very Bad News for Mayor de BlasioAnd even for Governor Andrew Cuomo, who might get the race of his life in next year’s reelection bid.
  35. city politic
    The 2017 Mayoral Race Is Shaping Up to Be Wildly Exciting — or Extremely BoringMayor Bill de Blasio doesn’t have any real election challengers now. But everything hinges on the outcomes of those federal and state investigations.
  36. All of New York Understandably Angered by Mayor de Blasio’s Latest Pizza Tweet“I have never liked you less than this very moment.”
  37. Mayor de Blasio Will Reportedly Get Home-Field Advantage in Interview With FedsFeds have been probing the mayor’s fundraising activities related to his campaign and now-closed nonprofit.
  38. Report: Income Inequality Worse Under Mayor de BlasioThe tale of two cities continues.
  39. Bill de Blasio Says Bernie Sanders’s ‘Message’ Would Have WonThe New York mayor told ABC 7 that if Hillary Clinton had emphasized her economic platform, she would have won.
  40. Trump May Have America, But the City Is Still OursThe election reminded us that New York has always been a bubble. And what a bubble it is.
  41. workers' rights
    NYC Is Rushing to Protect Fast-Food Workers From Trump’s AdministrationLawmakers have proposed six separate bills as part of a “preemptive attack.”
  42. De Blasio Wants $35 Million From Feds for Protecting Trump TowerThat covers the costs from November 8 to January 20.
  43. Mayor de Blasio Went to Trump Tower to Express Concerns to the President-Elect“We need to give people more assurance that all Americans will be respected.”
  44. Mayor Bill de Blasio Vows to Protect New York City From Donald Trump“We’re not going to take anything lying down.”
  45. Bill de Blasio Just Signed an Executive Order to Close the Gender Pay GapOne small step for New York City, one giant leap for womankind.
  46. taking care of business
    7 Tips From a Civil-Rights Attorney on How to Get a Job in Public ServiceAn interview with Maya Wiley, former legal counsel to Bill de Blasio, professor at New School, and chairwoman for the Civilian Complaint Review Board.
  47. New York City’s Homeless Population Is About to Hit 60,000The de Blasio administration insists that without its assistance programs, the numbers would be even worse.
  48. the chain gang
    De Blasio Says No More Surprise Work Schedules for New York’s Fast-Food WorkersHe backs legislation requiring that those 65,000 employees get their work hours at least two weeks in advance.
  49. The Uber Lobbyist Who Wants to Take Down Bill de BlasioBradley Task may be the mayor’s most avid enemy.
  50. Will Obama’s Budget Director Make de Blasio a One-Term Mayor?De Blasio’s enemies are trying to convince Shaun Donovan to challenge New York’s mayor in 2017.
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