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Bill De Blasio

  1. education
    New York City Schools Chancellor Richard Carranza ResignsCarranza, who clashed with de Blasio on how to desegregate schools, will be succeeded by Meisha Porter, the first Black woman to run the system.
  2. politics
    De Blasio Calls for Probe Into Sexual Harassment Allegations Against CuomoThe mayor called the allegations “disturbing” and joined a bipartisan group of New York lawmakers demanding a probe.
  3. feuds
    De Blasio Accuses Cuomo of ‘Bullying’ As Nursing-Home Woes MountLong the junior partner in a fierce rivalry, the mayor seems happy to exploit the governor’s new political vulnerability.
  4. the city politic
    Maya Wiley, the Crisis CandidateShe believes a traumatized city deserves a progressive mayor — and she is certain she’d be better at it than her former boss Bill de Blasio.
  5. the city politic
    Why Is Eric Adams Getting Snubbed by the Black Political Establishment?In a volatile mayoral race, the Black front-runner is struggling to attract key support.
  6. covid-19
    ‘I Vaccinated 3 People’: NYC Stopped Workers From Giving Out More ShotsThe Department of Health even told volunteers they could not reach out to communities to fill available slots. Inside the snafu.
  7. the city politic
    ‘It’s Everyone Against Andrew Yang’New York’s mayoral race is turning into a political experiment: Can an outsider translate national buzz into local votes?
  8. the city politic
    The New York Mayor’s Race Is Under Way. It’s Getting Interesting.At least one thing is clear: The old rules of how mayoral campaigns unfold have to be thrown out.
  9. coronavirus
    How New York Plans to Fix Its Sluggish Vaccine RolloutOfficials are attempting to ramp up the pace by opening pop-up clinics and clearing a wider range of health care workers for vaccination.
  10. the city politic
    What’s Ahead for New York? Maybe a Budget ‘Nightmare Scenario’The city and MTA are both hoping for help from Congress. Option B is grim.
  11. hizzoner
    Is Reopening Schools Bill de Blasio’s Finest Moment?The mayor’s maddening personality may be what enabled him to pull off reopening schools.
  12. new york city
    New York City to Begin Phased Reopening of SchoolsPre-K and elementary-school students will be able to return on December 7, and the city is overhauling how it manages its schools amid the pandemic.
  13. covid-19
    NYC Public Schools Ordered to Close Tomorrow Due to VirusA sudden, crushing blow to the city during a new wave of the pandemic.
  14. new york city
    De Blasio Warns New York Is ‘Dangerously Close’ to a Second COVID WaveThe city has experienced over 1,000 new coronavirus cases per day over the last five days, a level that hasn’t been seen since May.
  15. in conversation
    Andrew Cuomo on His Pandemic Response and New York’s FutureAlternately combative and reflective, the governor tries to make sense of the last seven months.
  16. the city politic
    “We Are At War”: Heshy Tischler Is Not Done Stirring Up Orthodox BrooklynBorough Park’s most visible agitator may be arrested on Monday. His response: “You just wait for round two.”
  17. covid-19
    Cuomo Closing Schools in 9 NYC Zip Codes on TuesdayThe governor did not approve the city’s plan to shutter nonessential businesses or indoor dining, but that might still happen on Wednesday.
  18. new york city
    Councilmember: De Blasio’s School Reopening Was ‘Designed to Fail’It was obvious from the beginning there wouldn’t be enough teachers for students in classrooms, says a Democratic critic of the mayor.
  19. bill de blasio
    Bill de Blasio Has No Idea What He’s Doing HereHe reportedly proposed “a contest” to come up with a plan to reopen schools. The chaos is so bad that one education union wants him stripped of power.
  20. education
    De Blasio Delays NYC School Opening — AgainNew York City’s indecisive mayor has left teachers and parents alike in the lurch.
  21. labor
    Bill de Blasio Is Picking a Fight He Might Not Be Able to WinThe mayor wants to reopen school buildings whether teachers like it or not.
  22. bill de blasio
    Bill de Blasio Is Using New York’s Murder Rate to DemagogueThe mayor doesn’t know why murder rates have risen in the city. But he’s using them for political purposes anyway.
  23. coronavirus
    NYC Sets Up COVID Checkpoints to Enforce Quarantine for Visitors From 34 StatesMayor de Blasio said the city will screen visitors at “key entry points” in order to prevent a second wave of the coronavirus in New York.
  24. education
    What Will the First Day of School Look Like?Terrified teachers. Obstinate officials. Exhausted parents. Inside the messy, bungled battle to reopen New York City’s schools.
  25. new york city
    ‘Black Lives Matter’ Painted on Fifth Avenue Outside Trump TowerMayor Bill de Blasio, who ordered the mural to be painted last month, grabbed a roller and helped paint.
  26. new york city
    De Blasio Outlines ‘Blended Learning’ Plan for Reopening NYC SchoolsUnder the mayor’s plan, students would attend school in person for two or three days a week and spend the other school days learning remotely.
  27. encounter
    Two Weeks With Rachel Noerdlinger, the Movement’s PublicistFrom Bill de Blasio’s City Hall to George Floyd’s memorial service.
  28. new york city
    New York City Schools to Reopen in September, de Blasio SaysA survey of parents found that 75 percent want their children to return to school in September. The mayor says they’ll get their wish.
  29. politics
    How Bill de Blasio Lost New YorkWeeks into the George Floyd protests, the mayor has alienated his constituents, the police, and even his own staff.
  30. george floyd
    Who Will You Believe, de Blasio or Your Lying Eyes?The mayor would like you to believe the NYPD has “shown a lot of restraint” in cracking down on peaceful protests.
  31. george floyd protests
    De Blasio: I Have Not Seen Videos of NYPD Attacking ProtestersThe mayor praised the NYPD for showing “restraint” at protests, despite viral clips to the contrary. He was later booed at a George Floyd memorial.
  32. policing
    Protests Might Spread the Coronavirus. Curfews and Crackdowns Definitely Will.Curfew orders are getting legal authority from the pandemic, but their enforcement will make the virus spread further.
  33. encounter
    ‘I’ve Been Black a Long Time’: Marching With Jumaane WilliamsNew York City’s public advocate knows how to protest — and talk to cops. (He’s also wondering where the mayor is.)
  34. new york city
    Cuomo Claims He Could Remove de Blasio — But We’re ‘Not at That Point’The governor said Mayor Bill de Blasio’s handling of looting in NYC Monday was a “disgrace.”
  35. george floyd
    We Have Seen the ‘Outside Agitator’ and He Is UsThe forces behind our nation’s violent unrest — and unruly policing — are homegrown.
  36. just asking questions
    Brooklyn President and Former NYPDer Eric Adams on the Police and the Protests“When they do something wrong, the mayor has to have zero tolerance of it.”
  37. coronavirus
    De Blasio Blasted for Calling Out ‘Jewish Community’ After Crowded FuneralThe mayor was accused of “scapegoating Jews” and “inviting antisemitism.”
  38. coronavirus
    New York City Public Schools Will Not Reopen This School YearMayor de Blasio announced Saturday that the city’s 1.1 million public-school students would not be able to return to their classrooms until September.
  39. coronavirus
    New York City Is Running Out of Places to Bury BodiesGovernor Cuomo and Mayor de Blasio say that public-park burials — an idea floated by a City Council member — are not on the table.
  40. covid-19
    Rikers Island Reports Its First COVID-Related Prisoner DeathMichael Tyson, 53, had been locked up for a noncriminal, technical parole violation.
  41. cityscape
    De Blasio’s Street-Closure Mini-Program Was Pathetic, and Now It’s OverGrudgingly implemented, on far too small a scale, and prematurely ended.
  42. the city politic
    When New York Needed Him Most, Bill de Blasio Had His Worst Week As MayorMisinformation, policy reversals, and that inexplicable trip to the Park Slope Y.
  43. coronavirus
    Officials Are Using the Coronavirus to Expand the Criminal-Justice SystemOfficials are asking for — and doling out — increased law-enforcement power.
  44. coronavirus
    Stop Using the Term ‘Shelter in Place’ for the Coronavirus CrisisIt’s both misleading and confusing at a moment when public leaders need to be giving very clear instructions to the public.
  45. coronavirus
    De Blasio: NYC Might ‘Shelter in Place.’ Cuomo: No, It Won’t.In either a jurisdictional issue or another skirmish between the two, Cuomo overruled de Blasio on a potential order restricting New Yorkers’ travel.
  46. coronavirus
    The Government Wakes Up to the Scale of the CoronavirusLocal, state, and federal officials are implementing measures that seemed impossible a month ago — and vital today — to slow the spread of COVID-19.
  47. feuds
    Bill Doesn’t Like Mike: Mayor de Blasio’s War on BloombergHostilities have been rising between the current New York mayor and his predecessor amid Bloomberg’s presidential campaign.
  48. vision 2020
    De Blasio To Endorse, Campaign With, SandersIt’s unclear whether this was the mayor’s idea, or Bernie’s, but he’ll be back on the campaign trail in Nevada.
  49. vision 2020
    Will Bloomberg Break the Mold and Run a Competent Presidential Campaign?New York mayors, including the current one, who ran for president haven’t done very well. Maybe Bloomberg can do better.
  50. policing
    NYC’s Police-Union Leaders Are UnhingedThis is not normal behavior.
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