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Bill De Blasio

  1. dos and don'ts
    Bill de Blasio Is Pro–Cargo Shorts“Valuable part of anyone’s wardrobe,” he said.
  2. bill de blasio's new york
    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.
  3. city politic
    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.
  4. 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.
  5. 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.”
  6. mayoral race 2017
    Mayor de Blasio Easily Wins Low-Turnout Democratic PrimaryOnly 14 percent of the city’s registered Democrats showed up to vote.
  7. 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.
  8. 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.
  9. de blasio's new york
    Bill de Blasio Reportedly Loves a Good Nap at the OfficeWho doesn’t?
  10. 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.
  11. 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.
  12. Fashion Says No to Brooklyn As Garment District Faces RezoningThe midtown Garment District may start looking very different.
  13. homelessness
    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.
  14. 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.
  15. 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.
  16. All of New York Understandably Angered by Mayor de Blasio’s Latest Pizza Tweet“I have never liked you less than this very moment.”
  17. investigations
    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.
  18. Report: Income Inequality Worse Under Mayor de BlasioThe tale of two cities continues.
  19. 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.
  20. reasons to love new york
    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.
  21. 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.”
  22. De Blasio Wants $35 Million From Feds for Protecting Trump TowerThat covers the costs from November 8 to January 20.
  23. 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.”
  24. Mayor Bill de Blasio Vows to Protect New York City From Donald Trump“We’re not going to take anything lying down.”
  25. 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.
  26. 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.
  27. 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.
  28. 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.
  29. encounter
    The Uber Lobbyist Who Wants to Take Down Bill de BlasioBradley Task may be the mayor’s most avid enemy.
  30. 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.
  31. Real-Estate Developer Paul Massey Will Run for NYC Mayor in 2017A potential challenger to Mayor de Blasio.
  32. The Lowline Just Got a Thumbs-up From City HallAlicia Glen and Bill de Blasio are onboard underground.
  33. Bill Bratton: Black Lives Matter Protesters’ Focus on Police Is ‘Bigotry’ On Monday, Bill de Blasio defended the Black Lives Matter movement, while his police commissioner argued its “narrow focus” on police killings was “a different kind of bigotry.”
  34. legends
    An NYC Street Corner Is Being Named After Bill CunninghamThat petition worked.
  35. early and often
    Scott Stringer Is Positioning Himself to Run Against Mayor de BlasioThere’s a growing body of evidence the comptroller might launch a primary challenge.
  36. crimes and misdeamnors
    High-Ranking NYPD Officer Disciplined in Connection With Corruption ProbeDeputy Chief John Sprague said he would plead the Fifth if asked to testify before a grand jury.
  37. New York Values
    Christians Aren’t Happy About Mayor de Blasio’s Chick-fil-A Slam“Doesn’t this sound like bullying, intolerance, and discrimination?”
  38. investigations
    FBI Has Questions About Rat-Proof-Trash-Bag DealThe FBI showed up unannounced at the Parks Department headquarters last week.
  39. Can Downtown Brooklyn Become Walkable?Brooklyn Strand, a new de Blasio development plan, aims to connect patchy greenspace into a walkable urban utopia — if it ever gets built.
  40. The Chain Gang
    Mayor de Blasio Urges New Yorkers to Avoid Chick-fil-A“What the ownership of Chick-fil-A has said is wrong.”
  41. Ted Cruz Accuses Bill de Blasio of Coddling Terrorists in New Radio Ad“De Blasio ended stop-and-frisk, even where terrorists are known to congregate,” Lyin’ Ted informs New York primary voters.
  42. de blasio's new york
    FBI Corruption Probe Could Complicate de Blasio’s JobEven if no charges are filed, heightened scrutiny will make it harder for the mayor to govern.
  43. politics
    That Time Bill de Blasio and Hillary Clinton Made a ‘Colored People Time’ JokeOh no, please someone stop this man before it’s too—
  44. the sports section
    Mayor de Blasio Booed at Mets Opening Day for Third Straight YearIt’s becoming a tradition.
  45. infrastructure
    Mayor’s Office Disputes Water Tunnel ReportIt says it’s anticipating the same timetable as the previous administration.
  46. Developer Paul Massey Wants to Run for NYC MayorPaul Massey does not see New York as a tale of two cities.
  47. city hall
    De Blasio’s Affordable-Housing Plan Is His Obamacare: Imperfect But MonumentalAn ambitious, difficult scheme to help people who really need it.
  48. Police-Union Survey Claims That Cops Hate Mayor de Blasio and Their JobsWhen asked what they like most about the mayor, 66 percent said “nothing.”
  49. Schumer and White House Exchanging WordsChuck Schumer, joined by de Blasio and Bratton, gets shirty about DHS funding.
  50. neigh to all that
    De Blasio’s Carriage-Horse Deal Goes to the Glue FactoryThe City Council was set to vote on it Friday. Nope.
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