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Bill De Blasio

  1. 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.
  2. 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.
  3. 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.
  4. 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.
  5. 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.
  6. 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.
  7. encounter
    Two Weeks With Rachel Noerdlinger, the Movement’s PublicistFrom Bill de Blasio’s City Hall to George Floyd’s memorial service.
  8. 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.
  9. power
    The Protests Aren’t Stopping Anytime SoonOne month into the nationwide uprising against police brutality, protesters have taken over City Hall Park in Manhattan to make their demands heard.
  10. reopening
    This Is Not the Time to Reopen New York’s BarsIt would be a disaster.
  11. location tbd
    Oh Great, More Mystery FireworksFor some reason the City of New York thinks residents would like to be treated to random, unpredictable, state-sponsored blasts.
  12. ooh ahh
    Macy’s to Set Off Fireworks Across New York City, With No Warning, for a WeekThe displays will be “unannounced” to prevent gatherings.
  13. 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.
  14. reopening
    Governor Cuomo Says Outdoor Dining Could Start Next Week in NYCBut Bill de Blasio has other ideas.
  15. labor issues
    Mayor de Blasio Announces Plan to Help Some of NYC’s Family-Run RestaurantsOwners will be required to pay workers a subsidized $20-per-hour wage, prompting criticism from the NYC Hospitality Alliance.
  16. street vendors
    NYPD Will No Longer Be Involved in Street Vendor Enforcement“Moving vendor enforcement away from NYPD is a welcomed decision, but we await further details of the replacement plan.”
  17. 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.
  18. food delivery
    Delivery Workers Are Doing Their Jobs. The Police Aren’t.A video shows one Caviar courier being arrested by six officers.
  19. 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.
  20. 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.
  21. reopening
    Mayor Announces Plan for Expanded Outdoor Dining in NYCRestaurant reopenings could begin in early July.
  22. 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.)
  23. 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.”
  24. george floyd
    We Have Seen the ‘Outside Agitator’ and He Is UsThe forces behind our nation’s violent unrest — and unruly policing — are homegrown.
  25. 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.”
  26. food politics
    New York City Caps Delivery Fees at 15 PercentThe law is one of seven meant to provide relief for restaurants and other commercial establishments.
  27. coronavirus
    De Blasio Blasted for Calling Out ‘Jewish Community’ After Crowded FuneralThe mayor was accused of “scapegoating Jews” and “inviting antisemitism.”
  28. coronavirus news
    De Blasio Wants Grocery Stores to Make Face Masks Mandatory for Customers“I’m asking every store to put up a sign that you’re required to wear a face covering.”
  29. 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.
  30. 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.
  31. covid-19
    Rikers Island Reports Its First COVID-Related Prisoner DeathMichael Tyson, 53, had been locked up for a noncriminal, technical parole violation.
  32. 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.
  33. 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.
  34. coronavirus
    Officials Are Using the Coronavirus to Expand the Criminal-Justice SystemOfficials are asking for — and doling out — increased law-enforcement power.
  35. 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.
  36. 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.
  37. 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.
  38. hmm
    Area Man Spotted Prioritizing Fitness Goals Over Well-being of CommunityNew York City mayor Bill de Blasio was back at his Park Slope gym on Monday.
  39. coronavirus
    New York, New Jersey, and Connecticut Movie Theaters to Close Over CoronavirusIn addition to concert halls.
  40. 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.
  41. 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.
  42. 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.
  43. policing
    NYC’s Police-Union Leaders Are UnhingedThis is not normal behavior.
  44. food fight
    Bill de Blasio Horrifies NYC, Confessing Love of Whole Wheat Bagels“Extra cream cheese.”
  45. vision 2020
    Bill de Blasio’s Case Against Michael Bloomberg 2020Mayor de Blasio missed his chance to face his predecessor in the primary, but that won’t keep him from challenging Bloomberg’s White House ambitions.
  46. controversies
    Another Churro Vendor Arrested in New York CityAnd de Blasio defends the NYPD’s arrest of a vendor on Friday.
  47. vision 2020
    Failed Candidate De Blasio Slams Bloomberg’s CandidacyIf Bloomberg runs, he’ll do better than BDB did without trying very hard.
  48. vision 2020
    Bloomberg to Follow the Not-So-Successful Giuliani Strategy in the PrimariesLike Rudy, Bloomberg is a poor fit for his party, pursuing a doomed strategy, unless he just wants to damage Sanders and Warren.
  49. helicopters
    The Unfriendly Skies Above New York CityIs there anything the city can do about its dangerous, noisy helicopter problem?
  50. vision 2020
    Why Haven’t More Democratic Presidential Candidates Dropped Out?There are seven candidates being left off the stage in the October (and probably November) debates, who for various reasons haven’t been “winnowed.”
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