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Bill De Blasio

  1. pandemic
    ‘I Did Not Want My Children to Be Home Again’After more than a year of Zoom school, NYC kids returned to classrooms, much to the relief of parents and teachers.
  2. new york city
    De Blasio Finally Acts As Deaths Pile Up at Rikers IslandTen inmates have died so far this year, many by suicide. Following de Blasio’s action, 20 correctional officers were suspended for going AWOL.
  3. politics
    The Bill de Blasio–Andrew Cuomo Feud: A RetrospectiveFor years, the mayor and the governor jockeyed for power over everything from a lost deer to battling COVID. Here are lowlights from their petty war.
  4. covid-19
    NYC School Employees Now Required to Receive COVID VaccineAll NYCDOE employees, including teachers, custodians, and food-service workers, must receive their first dose by September 27 and cannot opt out.
  5. excelsior!
    New York Will Be Electing a Governor Soon. Who Is the Front-runner?There’s a big question hanging over the field — and it doesn’t even involve Andrew Cuomo.
  6. pandemic
    You’ll Need a Vaccine to Eat Inside NYC Restaurants SoonThe requirement for indoor dining, gyms, concerts, and more comes down this month.
  7. covid-19
    De Blasio Won’t Impose New Mask Mandate in NYCThe mayor also said that newly hired city employees must show proof of COVID-19 vaccination, effective immediately.
  8. covid-19
    De Blasio Tells City Workers: Get a Shot or ElseUnvaccinated city employees including teachers and cops will be required to undergo weekly testing and mask indoors if they decline to get vaccinated.
  9. covid-19
    De Blasio Pushes for Private Employers to Implement COVID-19 Vaccine MandatesDuring an interview with WNYC, de Blasio advocated for vaccine mandates, saying they would help more people get vaccinated against COVID-19.
  10. politics
    De Blasio Raises Cringe Level to Maximum, Issues ‘FOMO Alert’The mayor announced five concerts as part of the city’s comeback from COVID.
  11. the city politic
    The Company Eric Adams KeepsHe’s the candidate of old political-machine guys like Brooklyn Democratic Party fixer Frank Carone. What would that mean in City Hall?
  12. new york city
    De Blasio Botches Juneteenth Promise to Municipal WorkersThe mayor did not deliver on a vow last year to give NYC employees and public-school students a holiday to commemorate the end of slavery.
  13. the city politic
    Dianne Morales and the Implosion of the Left in NYC’s Mayoral Race“I’m sorry,” said one lefty political organizer. “But this is just such a hot fucking mess.”
  14. nyc mayor
    Bill de Blasio Has a Serious Case of SenioritisThe mayor appears to be enjoying the benefits of his post-pandemic role, perhaps at the expense of major issues he’s kicking down the road.
  15. covid-19
    Mayor de Blasio Plans to ‘Fully Reopen’ NYC on July 1He expects restaurants, stores, gyms, and stadiums to be open at 100 percent capacity. “This is going to be the summer of New York City,” he declared.
  16. learning
    Why Public Schools Shouldn’t Offer a Remote Option This FallIt’s bad for learning, it’s expensive, and it sends the wrong message about whether our schools are safe.
  17. education
    Richard Carranza’s Last Stand As NYC Schools ChancellorMayor de Blasio hired an “equity warrior.” How parental politics — and the pandemic — left him defeated.
  18. politics
    Lindsey Boylan Says Cuomo Had Dartboard With Photo of de BlasioShe also detailed more inappropriate comments made by the governor, whom she has accused of sexual harassment.
  19. andrew cuomo
    Cuomo’s Vaccine Czar Called County Officials to Gauge Their LoyaltyFormer Cuomo aide Larry Schwartz, who coordinates the state’s COVID response and vaccination efforts, is now facing at least one ethics complaint.
  20. the city politic
    ‘It Sickened Me’: De Blasio Rips Cuomo Over Sexual-Harassment ClaimsThe mayor accused Cuomo of “letting himself off the hook” in his response to the scandal and suggested he should resign if the allegations are true.
  21. 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.
  22. 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.
  23. 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.
  24. 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.
  25. 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.
  26. 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.
  27. 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?
  28. 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.
  29. 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.
  30. 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.
  31. 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.
  32. 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.
  33. 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.
  34. 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.
  35. 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.
  36. 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.”
  37. 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.
  38. 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.
  39. 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.
  40. education
    De Blasio Delays NYC School Opening — AgainNew York City’s indecisive mayor has left teachers and parents alike in the lurch.
  41. 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.
  42. 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.
  43. 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.
  44. 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.
  45. 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.
  46. 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.
  47. encounter
    Two Weeks With Rachel Noerdlinger, the Movement’s PublicistFrom Bill de Blasio’s City Hall to George Floyd’s memorial service.
  48. 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.
  49. 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.
  50. 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.
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