Bill de Blasio


Memorial Service Held for Flight 587 Victims

New York City’s mayor says those killed when a plane crashed in a Queens neighborhood weeks after the 9/11 attacks will never be forgotten. Democratic Mayor Bill de Blasio told…

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New York Mayor de Blasio Re-Elected

Democrat Bill de Blasio vanquished mostly token opposition to win a second term as mayor of New York City on Tuesday while voters across New York state rejected calls for…

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5 Years Since Sandy, Officials Tout Resilience

Elected officials are marking the fifth anniversary of Superstorm Sandy by talking about the recovery that’s been made and pledging to do more. In New York City, Mayor Bill de…

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Cuomo Endorses de Blasio for Mayor

New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio on Monday picked up the endorsement of Gov. Andrew Cuomo, his fellow Democrat and frequent political rival. Gov. Cuomo voiced his support for…

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De Blasio Wins Democratic Primary for NYC Mayor

Mayor Bill de Blasio on Tuesday handily defeated a little-known field of challengers to win the sparsely attended Democratic mayoral primary as he continued his quest for a second term…

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Gov. Cuomo Backs Keeping Columbus Statue in NYC

Breaking with Mayor Bill de Blasio, Gov. Andrew Cuomo said Monday he is in favor of keeping a prominent Christopher Columbus statue that has been suggested for review by a…

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NYC Hikes Minimum Cigarette Price to $13 a Pack

Mayor Bill de Blasio has signed legislation raising the minimum price for a pack of cigarettes in New York City to $13. Health Department officials say the hike from $10.50…

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