Bill de Blasio


New York City Mayor in Hot Seat at Albany Hearing

New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio faced tough questions from state lawmakers about the city’s contribution to the Metropolitan Transportation Authority on Monday as officials in City Hall, the…

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NYC to Review Police Response at Immigration Protest

Mayor Bill de Blasio says New York City will investigate whether police responded correctly at a protest over the detention of a prominent immigration activist. De Blasio said Friday on…

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NYC Sues, Divests From Oil Firms Over Climate Change

New York City sued five major oil companies, claiming they have contributed to global warming, on the same day officials announced they will sell off billions in fossil fuel investments…

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Mayor de Blasio Expects Schools to Reopen on Friday

Mayor Bill de Blasio says he expects New York City’s public schools to reopen on Friday. In the meantime, de Blasio says that “treacherous” weather conditions will mean a “tough…

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De Blasio Begins Second Term at City Hall

Bill de Blasio began his second term as New York City mayor Monday at a swearing in ceremony outdoors in freezing temperatures, taking the oath of office administered by Brooklyn…

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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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