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Miranda Devine blames de Blasio, bail-reform laws for troubling rise in NYC murders: It's a 'free for all'

Miranda Devine blames de Blasio, bail-reform laws for troubling rise in NYC murders: It's a 'free for all'

Bail-reform laws and other policies backed by New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio, which have helped clear out jails and let some criminals back on the streets, [...]

Read full article: Miranda Devine blames de Blasio, bail-re...→
Illegal Fireworks Displays Show No Sign Of Slowing Down In NYC

Illegal Fireworks Displays Show No Sign Of Slowing Down In NYC

Meanwhile, a reminder that Mayor Bill de Blasio has promised a Macy's Fourth of July 4th fireworks show in two weeks.

Read full article: Illegal Fireworks Displays Show No Sign ...→

De Blasio forms racial justice commission to uproot NYC institutional racism - amNewYork

On a day that he called "a celebration of a liberation that never really came," Mayor Bill de Blasio declared Juneteenth as an official city holiday — and

Read full article: De Blasio forms racial justice commissio...→
Tammy Bruce: De Blasio exposes liberal agenda amid coronavirus lockdown

Tammy Bruce: De Blasio exposes liberal agenda amid coronavirus lockdown

Fox Nation host Tammy Bruce said that New York Mayor Bill de Blasio has exposed the true agenda behind a seemingly contradictory approach to the enforcement of [...]

Read full article: Tammy Bruce: De Blasio exposes liberal a...→

Wheelin' and dealin': City in talks to turn part of Brooklyn Bridge roadway into a bike lane - amNewYork

The city’s Department of Transportation is in talks with Mayor Bill de Blasio to study turning a roadway on the Brooklyn Bridge into a bike lane, an

Read full article: Wheelin' and dealin': City in talks to t...→
NY City Council Members Call for Thomas Jefferson Statue Be Removed From City Hall

NY City Council Members Call for Thomas Jefferson Statue Be Removed From City Hall

Speaker Corey Johnson, along with other members of City Council, wrote a letter Thursday to Mayor Bill de Blasio demanding a Thomas Jefferson statue be removed [...]

Read full article: NY City Council Members Call for Thomas ...→
Gov. Cuomo: Final Decision On New York City Phase 2 Reopening Coming Friday, But All Signs Look Good

Gov. Cuomo: Final Decision On New York City Phase 2 Reopening Coming Friday, But All Signs Look Good

It appears Gov. Andrew Cuomo and Mayor Bill de Blasio are finally on the same page as far as when New York City will enter Phase 2 of reopening.

Read full article: Gov. Cuomo: Final Decision On New York C...→
NYC to enter 'Phase 2' of reopening Monday amid coronavirus, de Blasio confirms

NYC to enter 'Phase 2' of reopening Monday amid coronavirus, de Blasio confirms

New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio said “Phase 2” of the city’s reopening plan amid the coronavirus pandemic is expected to begin next Monday.

Read full article: NYC to enter 'Phase 2' of reopening Mond...→
NYC businesses are clamoring to enter Phase Two, but confused by de Blasio

NYC businesses are clamoring to enter Phase Two, but confused by de Blasio

Confusion is rampant as Big Apple businesses seeking to open under Phase Two as soon as next week grapple with unclear guidance from Mayor Bill de Blasio — and [...]

Read full article: NYC businesses are clamoring to enter Ph...→
More Mixed Messages: Gov. Cuomo Says NYC On Track For Phase 2 Reopening Monday, But Mayor De Blasio Pumps The Breaks

More Mixed Messages: Gov. Cuomo Says NYC On Track For Phase 2 Reopening Monday, But Mayor De Blasio Pumps The Breaks

Many people in New York City are looking forward to Phase 2 on the road to reopening from the coronavirus pandemic. But not everyone is clear on the rules.

Read full article: More Mixed Messages: Gov. Cuomo Says NYC...→
Rudy Giuliani: NYC is going back to 'ridiculous' law enforcement policies under de Blasio

Rudy Giuliani: NYC is going back to 'ridiculous' law enforcement policies under de Blasio

Former New York City Mayor Rudy Giuliani criticized the city’s current Mayor Bill de Blasio on Wednesday for “ruining” the safety for citizens, which he said t [...]

Read full article: Rudy Giuliani: NYC is going back to 'rid...→
Defaced posters in Brooklyn urge Mayor de Blasio to resign

Defaced posters in Brooklyn urge Mayor de Blasio to resign

Photos of Mayor Bill de Blasio plastered on a plywood-covered Brooklyn restaurant window were defaced with the words “RESIGN” and “YOU GOTTA GO BRO!” The messa [...]

Read full article: Defaced posters in Brooklyn urge Mayor d...→
WATCH LIVE: Mayor gives update on COVID-19 and protests in NYC

WATCH LIVE: Mayor gives update on COVID-19 and protests in NYC

Mayor Bill de Blasio is holding a news conference to give an update on the coronavirus pandemic and ongoing protests in New York City.

Read full article: WATCH LIVE: Mayor gives update on COVID-...→
Teddy Roosevelt Statue to Be Removed at New York City Museum

Teddy Roosevelt Statue to Be Removed at New York City Museum

The American Museum of Natural History will remove a prominent statue of Theodore Roosevelt from its entrance after years of objections that it symbolizes colo [...]

Read full article: Teddy Roosevelt Statue to Be Removed at ...→
Students To March To Gracie Mansion In Push For Education Funding On 24th Straight Day Of Protests

Students To March To Gracie Mansion In Push For Education Funding On 24th Straight Day Of Protests

In a push for education funding, hundreds of students are calling on Mayor de Blasio, demanding the city move money from the NYPD to public schools.

Read full article: Students To March To Gracie Mansion In P...→
Mayor De Blasio Makes Juneteenth City Holiday For Workers And Students, Announces Commission To Study City's History Of Racism

Mayor De Blasio Makes Juneteenth City Holiday For Workers And Students, Announces Commission To Study City's History Of Racism

“Structural racism pervades this city in ways that are still not acknowledged and recognized,” said de Blasio. "We have to change that."

Read full article: Mayor De Blasio Makes Juneteenth City Ho...→
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NYC to make Juneteenth an official city and school holiday, mayor says

NYC to make Juneteenth an official city and school holiday, mayor says

Juneteenth will become an official New York City holiday beginning next year, Mayor Bill de Blasio announced Friday.

Read full article: NYC to make Juneteenth an official city ...→
Council urges Mayor de Blasio to boot Thomas Jefferson statue from City Hall

Council urges Mayor de Blasio to boot Thomas Jefferson statue from City Hall

This founder’s no keeper as far as some powerful New York City Council members are concerned. A group of Big Apple local elected officials on Thursday formally [...]

Read full article: Council urges Mayor de Blasio to boot Th...→

Speaker Corey Johnson, along with other members of City Council, wrote a letter [...]

Speaker Corey Johnson, along with other members of City Council, wrote a letter Thursday to Mayor Bill de Blasio demanding a Thomas Jefferson statue be removed [...]

Read full article: Speaker Corey Johnson, along with other ...→
Mayor De Blasio Says Playgrounds For Younger Kids Can Reopen Monday

Mayor De Blasio Says Playgrounds For Younger Kids Can Reopen Monday

The announcement followed days of complaints from elected officials and community leaders. Some even broke playground locks in defiance of the order.

Read full article: Mayor De Blasio Says Playgrounds For You...→
NYC to enter Phase 2 reopening Monday with expanded outdoor dining

NYC to enter Phase 2 reopening Monday with expanded outdoor dining

Mayor Bill de Blasio’s outdoor dining plan will expand restaurant seating to sidewalks, curb lanes in streets, plazas and open streets during Phase 2 reopening [...]

Read full article: NYC to enter Phase 2 reopening Monday wi...→
New York City's Second Black Lives Matter Street Mural In The Works On Staten Island

New York City's Second Black Lives Matter Street Mural In The Works On Staten Island

Earlier this month, Mayor Bill de Blasio announced Black Lives Matter will be painted on streets in all five boroughs.

Read full article: New York City's Second Black Lives Matte...→
City Council to Vote on NYPD's Disclosure of Surveillance Tech as Policy Changes Mount

City Council to Vote on NYPD's Disclosure of Surveillance Tech as Policy Changes Mount

In the latest push for police reform, the New York City Council is expected to vote Thursday on a bill that would require the New York Police Department to pub [...]

Read full article: City Council to Vote on NYPD's Disclosur...→
Cuomo says NYC ready for next reopening phase; de Blasio not sure

Cuomo says NYC ready for next reopening phase; de Blasio not sure

Blasio has repeatedly cast doubt on a Monday reopening date, saying the city will not move until more data is in to ensure there is no spike in virus cases.

Read full article: Cuomo says NYC ready for next reopening ...→
Cuomo, de Blasio at odds over NYC’s Phase 2 coronavirus reopening

Cuomo, de Blasio at odds over NYC’s Phase 2 coronavirus reopening

New York City is set to reopen under Phase 2 on Monday, Gov. Andrew Cuomo said Wednesday — just after Mayor Bill de Blasio called it a “day-to-day decision” an [...]

Read full article: Cuomo, de Blasio at odds over NYC’s Phas...→
NYC to create ‘massive’ public database of NYPD disciplinary records

NYC to create ‘massive’ public database of NYPD disciplinary records

NYPD members’ disciplinary records will be published in a public database, Mayor Bill de Blasio announced Wednesday — in what he called a “massive” measure to [...]

Read full article: NYC to create ‘massive’ public database ...→
New Yorkers ready to enter Phase 2; concerns grow as local lawmakers call for more reopening guidelines

New Yorkers ready to enter Phase 2; concerns grow as local lawmakers call for more reopening guidelines

New Yorkers are itching for a sense of normalcy, and some relief could be waiting for them in Phase 2. However, Mayor Bill de Blasio said moving forward can ha [...]

Read full article: New Yorkers ready to enter Phase 2; conc...→
NYC's Museum of Natural History to remove Teddy Roosevelt statue, officials say

NYC's Museum of Natural History to remove Teddy Roosevelt statue, officials say

A prominent statue of Theodore Roosevelt will be removed from the entrance of The American Museum of Natural History in New York City after years of objections [...]

Read full article: NYC's Museum of Natural History to remov...→

De Blasio envisions Racial Justice Commission as NYC's answer to post-apartheid South Africa reform panel - amNewYork

Speaking to churchgoers in Brooklyn and the Bronx on Sunday, Mayor Bill de Blasio said he hoped the city's new Racial Justice and Reconciliation

Read full article: De Blasio envisions Racial Justice Commi...→
Staten Island Families, Borough Leaders Commemorate Juneteenth With City's 2nd Black Lives Matter Street Mural

Staten Island Families, Borough Leaders Commemorate Juneteenth With City's 2nd Black Lives Matter Street Mural

Families, borough leaders and Mayor Bill de Blasio commemorated Juneteeth by painting "Black Lives Matter" in big, bold letters on Richmond Terrace.

Read full article: Staten Island Families, Borough Leaders ...→
Juneteenth to be official New York City holiday, de Blasio says

Juneteenth to be official New York City holiday, de Blasio says

New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio said Juneteenth will be made an “official” city holiday starting 2021, saying the day deserves “recognition.”

Read full article: Juneteenth to be official New York City ...→

City lawmakers introduce resolutions calling for de Blasio’s removal from office - amNewYork

BY ROSE ADAMS Local lawmakers introduced two resolutions into the City Council on Thursday calling on Gov. Andrew Cuomo to remove Mayor Bill de Blasio

Read full article: City lawmakers introduce resolutions cal...→
Mark Ruffalo Demands Bill de Blasio 'Demilitarize the Police and Cut $1 Billion' from NYPD Budget

Mark Ruffalo Demands Bill de Blasio 'Demilitarize the Police and Cut $1 Billion' from NYPD Budget

Actor Mark Ruffalo is pushing the effort to defund the police by demanding that New York City "demilitarize" its police force and that the NYPD cut $1 billion [...]

Read full article: Mark Ruffalo Demands Bill de Blasio 'Dem...→

Some businesses will not return even as city enters into Phase 2 of reopening - amNewYork

Mayor Bill de Blasio announced Phase 2 reopening of many businesses after a long hiatus caused by COVID-19, but some of them may never return. Some of

Read full article: Some businesses will not return even as ...→
NYC playgrounds to reopen June 22 as city enters Phase 2 of reopening

NYC playgrounds to reopen June 22 as city enters Phase 2 of reopening

New York City playgrounds will finally reopen Monday — as the Big Apple enters Phase 2 of reopening from its coronavirus-induced closure, Mayor Bill de Blasio [...]

Read full article: NYC playgrounds to reopen June 22 as cit...→
Leaked Emails Show De Blasio Staffers Were Trapped In Violent Bronx Protest Crackdown — But Mayor Still Praised Police

Leaked Emails Show De Blasio Staffers Were Trapped In Violent Bronx Protest Crackdown — But Mayor Still Praised Police

The next morning, de Blasio praised the NYPD's handling of the arrest, insisting that firsthand reports of police violence were inaccurate.

Read full article: Leaked Emails Show De Blasio Staffers We...→
Confusion Surrounds NYC's Phase II as Cuomo Says Go Monday, Mayor Won't Commit

Confusion Surrounds NYC's Phase II as Cuomo Says Go Monday, Mayor Won't Commit

New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio is expected to have answers for anxious restaurant owners who say they need safety guidelines to prepare for Phase II of reo [...]

Read full article: Confusion Surrounds NYC's Phase II as Cu...→
De Blasio’s delay of Phase Two is the reverse of real leadership

De Blasio’s delay of Phase Two is the reverse of real leadership

Gov. Andrew Cuomo announced Wednesday that New York City can start Phase Two reopening on Monday — but Mayor Bill de Blasio isn’t ready. Aaaargh! All the scary [...]

Read full article: De Blasio’s delay of Phase Two is the re...→

Mayor unveils new police reforms following repeal of 50-a and mass protests - amNewYork

BY BEN VERDE On the heels of mass protests and the recent repeal of the state’s police secrecy law, Mayor Bill de Blasio announced a set of new police

Read full article: Mayor unveils new police reforms followi...→

Mayor de Blasio tests negative for coronavirus after feeling under the weather earlier this week - amNewYork

The results are in and Mayor Bill de Blasio does not have the novel coronavirus.  On Monday, the mayor canceled a packed schedule of public events after

Read full article: Mayor de Blasio tests negative for coron...→
Mayor announces new rules for expedited investigations, discipline for NYPD officers

Mayor announces new rules for expedited investigations, discipline for NYPD officers

Mayor Bill de Blasio continued making reforms to the NYPD by expediting investigations and discipline for officers involved in incidents that result in the sub [...]

Read full article: Mayor announces new rules for expedited ...→
De Blasio, Cuomo are making children bear the worst of the lockdowns

De Blasio, Cuomo are making children bear the worst of the lockdowns

Videos circulating on social media recently show New York City Parks employees welding shut a playground in the heart of Hasidic Williamsburg, Brooklyn. We hav [...]

Read full article: De Blasio, Cuomo are making children bea...→
Miranda Devine blames de Blasio, bail-reform laws for troubling rise in NYC murders: It's a 'free for all'

Miranda Devine blames de Blasio, bail-reform laws for troubling rise in NYC murders: It's a 'free for all'

Bail-reform laws and other policies backed by New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio, which have helped clear out jails and let some criminals back on the streets, [...]

Read full article: Miranda Devine blames de Blasio, bail-re...→

De Blasio envisions Racial Justice Commission as NYC's answer to post-apartheid South Africa reform panel - amNewYork

Speaking to churchgoers in Brooklyn and the Bronx on Sunday, Mayor Bill de Blasio said he hoped the city's new Racial Justice and Reconciliation

Read full article: De Blasio envisions Racial Justice Commi...→
Students To March To Gracie Mansion In Push For Education Funding On 24th Straight Day Of Protests

Students To March To Gracie Mansion In Push For Education Funding On 24th Straight Day Of Protests

In a push for education funding, hundreds of students are calling on Mayor de Blasio, demanding the city move money from the NYPD to public schools.

Read full article: Students To March To Gracie Mansion In P...→

De Blasio forms racial justice commission to uproot NYC institutional racism - amNewYork

On a day that he called "a celebration of a liberation that never really came," Mayor Bill de Blasio declared Juneteenth as an official city holiday — and

Read full article: De Blasio forms racial justice commissio...→
Juneteenth to be official New York City holiday, de Blasio says

Juneteenth to be official New York City holiday, de Blasio says

New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio said Juneteenth will be made an “official” city holiday starting 2021, saying the day deserves “recognition.”

Read full article: Juneteenth to be official New York City ...→
NYC to make Juneteenth an official city and school holiday, mayor says

NYC to make Juneteenth an official city and school holiday, mayor says

Juneteenth will become an official New York City holiday beginning next year, Mayor Bill de Blasio announced Friday.

Read full article: NYC to make Juneteenth an official city ...→

Wheelin' and dealin': City in talks to turn part of Brooklyn Bridge roadway into a bike lane - amNewYork

The city’s Department of Transportation is in talks with Mayor Bill de Blasio to study turning a roadway on the Brooklyn Bridge into a bike lane, an

Read full article: Wheelin' and dealin': City in talks to t...→
Mark Ruffalo Demands Bill de Blasio 'Demilitarize the Police and Cut $1 Billion' from NYPD Budget

Mark Ruffalo Demands Bill de Blasio 'Demilitarize the Police and Cut $1 Billion' from NYPD Budget

Actor Mark Ruffalo is pushing the effort to defund the police by demanding that New York City "demilitarize" its police force and that the NYPD cut $1 billion [...]

Read full article: Mark Ruffalo Demands Bill de Blasio 'Dem...→

Speaker Corey Johnson, along with other members of City Council, wrote a letter [...]

Speaker Corey Johnson, along with other members of City Council, wrote a letter Thursday to Mayor Bill de Blasio demanding a Thomas Jefferson statue be removed [...]

Read full article: Speaker Corey Johnson, along with other ...→
Gov. Cuomo: Final Decision On New York City Phase 2 Reopening Coming Friday, But All Signs Look Good

Gov. Cuomo: Final Decision On New York City Phase 2 Reopening Coming Friday, But All Signs Look Good

It appears Gov. Andrew Cuomo and Mayor Bill de Blasio are finally on the same page as far as when New York City will enter Phase 2 of reopening.

Read full article: Gov. Cuomo: Final Decision On New York C...→
NYC playgrounds to reopen June 22 as city enters Phase 2 of reopening

NYC playgrounds to reopen June 22 as city enters Phase 2 of reopening

New York City playgrounds will finally reopen Monday — as the Big Apple enters Phase 2 of reopening from its coronavirus-induced closure, Mayor Bill de Blasio [...]

Read full article: NYC playgrounds to reopen June 22 as cit...→
NYC to enter Phase 2 reopening Monday with expanded outdoor dining

NYC to enter Phase 2 reopening Monday with expanded outdoor dining

Mayor Bill de Blasio’s outdoor dining plan will expand restaurant seating to sidewalks, curb lanes in streets, plazas and open streets during Phase 2 reopening [...]

Read full article: NYC to enter Phase 2 reopening Monday wi...→
Confusion Surrounds NYC's Phase II as Cuomo Says Go Monday, Mayor Won't Commit

Confusion Surrounds NYC's Phase II as Cuomo Says Go Monday, Mayor Won't Commit

New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio is expected to have answers for anxious restaurant owners who say they need safety guidelines to prepare for Phase II of reo [...]

Read full article: Confusion Surrounds NYC's Phase II as Cu...→
City Council to Vote on NYPD's Disclosure of Surveillance Tech as Policy Changes Mount

City Council to Vote on NYPD's Disclosure of Surveillance Tech as Policy Changes Mount

In the latest push for police reform, the New York City Council is expected to vote Thursday on a bill that would require the New York Police Department to pub [...]

Read full article: City Council to Vote on NYPD's Disclosur...→
More Mixed Messages: Gov. Cuomo Says NYC On Track For Phase 2 Reopening Monday, But Mayor De Blasio Pumps The Breaks

More Mixed Messages: Gov. Cuomo Says NYC On Track For Phase 2 Reopening Monday, But Mayor De Blasio Pumps The Breaks

Many people in New York City are looking forward to Phase 2 on the road to reopening from the coronavirus pandemic. But not everyone is clear on the rules.

Read full article: More Mixed Messages: Gov. Cuomo Says NYC...→

Mayor unveils new police reforms following repeal of 50-a and mass protests - amNewYork

BY BEN VERDE On the heels of mass protests and the recent repeal of the state’s police secrecy law, Mayor Bill de Blasio announced a set of new police

Read full article: Mayor unveils new police reforms followi...→
Cuomo, de Blasio at odds over NYC’s Phase 2 coronavirus reopening

Cuomo, de Blasio at odds over NYC’s Phase 2 coronavirus reopening

New York City is set to reopen under Phase 2 on Monday, Gov. Andrew Cuomo said Wednesday — just after Mayor Bill de Blasio called it a “day-to-day decision” an [...]

Read full article: Cuomo, de Blasio at odds over NYC’s Phas...→
Defaced posters in Brooklyn urge Mayor de Blasio to resign

Defaced posters in Brooklyn urge Mayor de Blasio to resign

Photos of Mayor Bill de Blasio plastered on a plywood-covered Brooklyn restaurant window were defaced with the words “RESIGN” and “YOU GOTTA GO BRO!” The messa [...]

Read full article: Defaced posters in Brooklyn urge Mayor d...→
Mayor announces new rules for expedited investigations, discipline for NYPD officers

Mayor announces new rules for expedited investigations, discipline for NYPD officers

Mayor Bill de Blasio continued making reforms to the NYPD by expediting investigations and discipline for officers involved in incidents that result in the sub [...]

Read full article: Mayor announces new rules for expedited ...→
New Yorkers ready to enter Phase 2; concerns grow as local lawmakers call for more reopening guidelines

New Yorkers ready to enter Phase 2; concerns grow as local lawmakers call for more reopening guidelines

New Yorkers are itching for a sense of normalcy, and some relief could be waiting for them in Phase 2. However, Mayor Bill de Blasio said moving forward can ha [...]

Read full article: New Yorkers ready to enter Phase 2; conc...→
Teddy Roosevelt Statue to Be Removed at New York City Museum

Teddy Roosevelt Statue to Be Removed at New York City Museum

The American Museum of Natural History will remove a prominent statue of Theodore Roosevelt from its entrance after years of objections that it symbolizes colo [...]

Read full article: Teddy Roosevelt Statue to Be Removed at ...→
NYC's Museum of Natural History to remove Teddy Roosevelt statue, officials say

NYC's Museum of Natural History to remove Teddy Roosevelt statue, officials say

A prominent statue of Theodore Roosevelt will be removed from the entrance of The American Museum of Natural History in New York City after years of objections [...]

Read full article: NYC's Museum of Natural History to remov...→
Illegal Fireworks Displays Show No Sign Of Slowing Down In NYC

Illegal Fireworks Displays Show No Sign Of Slowing Down In NYC

Meanwhile, a reminder that Mayor Bill de Blasio has promised a Macy's Fourth of July 4th fireworks show in two weeks.

Read full article: Illegal Fireworks Displays Show No Sign ...→
Staten Island Families, Borough Leaders Commemorate Juneteenth With City's 2nd Black Lives Matter Street Mural

Staten Island Families, Borough Leaders Commemorate Juneteenth With City's 2nd Black Lives Matter Street Mural

Families, borough leaders and Mayor Bill de Blasio commemorated Juneteeth by painting "Black Lives Matter" in big, bold letters on Richmond Terrace.

Read full article: Staten Island Families, Borough Leaders ...→
Mayor De Blasio Makes Juneteenth City Holiday For Workers And Students, Announces Commission To Study City's History Of Racism

Mayor De Blasio Makes Juneteenth City Holiday For Workers And Students, Announces Commission To Study City's History Of Racism

“Structural racism pervades this city in ways that are still not acknowledged and recognized,” said de Blasio. "We have to change that."

Read full article: Mayor De Blasio Makes Juneteenth City Ho...→
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Tammy Bruce: De Blasio exposes liberal agenda amid coronavirus lockdown

Tammy Bruce: De Blasio exposes liberal agenda amid coronavirus lockdown

Fox Nation host Tammy Bruce said that New York Mayor Bill de Blasio has exposed the true agenda behind a seemingly contradictory approach to the enforcement of [...]

Read full article: Tammy Bruce: De Blasio exposes liberal a...→

City lawmakers introduce resolutions calling for de Blasio’s removal from office - amNewYork

BY ROSE ADAMS Local lawmakers introduced two resolutions into the City Council on Thursday calling on Gov. Andrew Cuomo to remove Mayor Bill de Blasio

Read full article: City lawmakers introduce resolutions cal...→
Council urges Mayor de Blasio to boot Thomas Jefferson statue from City Hall

Council urges Mayor de Blasio to boot Thomas Jefferson statue from City Hall

This founder’s no keeper as far as some powerful New York City Council members are concerned. A group of Big Apple local elected officials on Thursday formally [...]

Read full article: Council urges Mayor de Blasio to boot Th...→
NY City Council Members Call for Thomas Jefferson Statue Be Removed From City Hall

NY City Council Members Call for Thomas Jefferson Statue Be Removed From City Hall

Speaker Corey Johnson, along with other members of City Council, wrote a letter Thursday to Mayor Bill de Blasio demanding a Thomas Jefferson statue be removed [...]

Read full article: NY City Council Members Call for Thomas ...→

Some businesses will not return even as city enters into Phase 2 of reopening - amNewYork

Mayor Bill de Blasio announced Phase 2 reopening of many businesses after a long hiatus caused by COVID-19, but some of them may never return. Some of

Read full article: Some businesses will not return even as ...→
Mayor De Blasio Says Playgrounds For Younger Kids Can Reopen Monday

Mayor De Blasio Says Playgrounds For Younger Kids Can Reopen Monday

The announcement followed days of complaints from elected officials and community leaders. Some even broke playground locks in defiance of the order.

Read full article: Mayor De Blasio Says Playgrounds For You...→
NYC to enter 'Phase 2' of reopening Monday amid coronavirus, de Blasio confirms

NYC to enter 'Phase 2' of reopening Monday amid coronavirus, de Blasio confirms

New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio said “Phase 2” of the city’s reopening plan amid the coronavirus pandemic is expected to begin next Monday.

Read full article: NYC to enter 'Phase 2' of reopening Mond...→
Leaked Emails Show De Blasio Staffers Were Trapped In Violent Bronx Protest Crackdown — But Mayor Still Praised Police

Leaked Emails Show De Blasio Staffers Were Trapped In Violent Bronx Protest Crackdown — But Mayor Still Praised Police

The next morning, de Blasio praised the NYPD's handling of the arrest, insisting that firsthand reports of police violence were inaccurate.

Read full article: Leaked Emails Show De Blasio Staffers We...→
New York City's Second Black Lives Matter Street Mural In The Works On Staten Island

New York City's Second Black Lives Matter Street Mural In The Works On Staten Island

Earlier this month, Mayor Bill de Blasio announced Black Lives Matter will be painted on streets in all five boroughs.

Read full article: New York City's Second Black Lives Matte...→
NYC businesses are clamoring to enter Phase Two, but confused by de Blasio

NYC businesses are clamoring to enter Phase Two, but confused by de Blasio

Confusion is rampant as Big Apple businesses seeking to open under Phase Two as soon as next week grapple with unclear guidance from Mayor Bill de Blasio — and [...]

Read full article: NYC businesses are clamoring to enter Ph...→
De Blasio’s delay of Phase Two is the reverse of real leadership

De Blasio’s delay of Phase Two is the reverse of real leadership

Gov. Andrew Cuomo announced Wednesday that New York City can start Phase Two reopening on Monday — but Mayor Bill de Blasio isn’t ready. Aaaargh! All the scary [...]

Read full article: De Blasio’s delay of Phase Two is the re...→
Cuomo says NYC ready for next reopening phase; de Blasio not sure

Cuomo says NYC ready for next reopening phase; de Blasio not sure

Blasio has repeatedly cast doubt on a Monday reopening date, saying the city will not move until more data is in to ensure there is no spike in virus cases.

Read full article: Cuomo says NYC ready for next reopening ...→
Rudy Giuliani: NYC is going back to 'ridiculous' law enforcement policies under de Blasio

Rudy Giuliani: NYC is going back to 'ridiculous' law enforcement policies under de Blasio

Former New York City Mayor Rudy Giuliani criticized the city’s current Mayor Bill de Blasio on Wednesday for “ruining” the safety for citizens, which he said t [...]

Read full article: Rudy Giuliani: NYC is going back to 'rid...→

Mayor de Blasio tests negative for coronavirus after feeling under the weather earlier this week - amNewYork

The results are in and Mayor Bill de Blasio does not have the novel coronavirus.  On Monday, the mayor canceled a packed schedule of public events after

Read full article: Mayor de Blasio tests negative for coron...→
NYC to create ‘massive’ public database of NYPD disciplinary records

NYC to create ‘massive’ public database of NYPD disciplinary records

NYPD members’ disciplinary records will be published in a public database, Mayor Bill de Blasio announced Wednesday — in what he called a “massive” measure to [...]

Read full article: NYC to create ‘massive’ public database ...→
WATCH LIVE: Mayor gives update on COVID-19 and protests in NYC

WATCH LIVE: Mayor gives update on COVID-19 and protests in NYC

Mayor Bill de Blasio is holding a news conference to give an update on the coronavirus pandemic and ongoing protests in New York City.

Read full article: WATCH LIVE: Mayor gives update on COVID-...→
De Blasio, Cuomo are making children bear the worst of the lockdowns

De Blasio, Cuomo are making children bear the worst of the lockdowns

Videos circulating on social media recently show New York City Parks employees welding shut a playground in the heart of Hasidic Williamsburg, Brooklyn. We hav [...]

Read full article: De Blasio, Cuomo are making children bea...→
Teddy Roosevelt Statue to Be Removed at New York City Museum

Teddy Roosevelt Statue to Be Removed at New York City Museum

The American Museum of Natural History will remove a prominent statue of Theodore Roosevelt from its entrance after years of objections that it symbolizes colo [...]

Read full article: Teddy Roosevelt Statue to Be Removed at ...→
NYC's Museum of Natural History to remove Teddy Roosevelt statue, officials say

NYC's Museum of Natural History to remove Teddy Roosevelt statue, officials say

A prominent statue of Theodore Roosevelt will be removed from the entrance of The American Museum of Natural History in New York City after years of objections [...]

Read full article: NYC's Museum of Natural History to remov...→
Miranda Devine blames de Blasio, bail-reform laws for troubling rise in NYC murders: It's a 'free for all'

Miranda Devine blames de Blasio, bail-reform laws for troubling rise in NYC murders: It's a 'free for all'

Bail-reform laws and other policies backed by New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio, which have helped clear out jails and let some criminals back on the streets, [...]

Read full article: Miranda Devine blames de Blasio, bail-re...→

De Blasio envisions Racial Justice Commission as NYC's answer to post-apartheid South Africa reform panel - amNewYork

Speaking to churchgoers in Brooklyn and the Bronx on Sunday, Mayor Bill de Blasio said he hoped the city's new Racial Justice and Reconciliation

Read full article: De Blasio envisions Racial Justice Commi...→
Illegal Fireworks Displays Show No Sign Of Slowing Down In NYC

Illegal Fireworks Displays Show No Sign Of Slowing Down In NYC

Meanwhile, a reminder that Mayor Bill de Blasio has promised a Macy's Fourth of July 4th fireworks show in two weeks.

Read full article: Illegal Fireworks Displays Show No Sign ...→
Students To March To Gracie Mansion In Push For Education Funding On 24th Straight Day Of Protests

Students To March To Gracie Mansion In Push For Education Funding On 24th Straight Day Of Protests

In a push for education funding, hundreds of students are calling on Mayor de Blasio, demanding the city move money from the NYPD to public schools.

Read full article: Students To March To Gracie Mansion In P...→
Staten Island Families, Borough Leaders Commemorate Juneteenth With City's 2nd Black Lives Matter Street Mural

Staten Island Families, Borough Leaders Commemorate Juneteenth With City's 2nd Black Lives Matter Street Mural

Families, borough leaders and Mayor Bill de Blasio commemorated Juneteeth by painting "Black Lives Matter" in big, bold letters on Richmond Terrace.

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De Blasio forms racial justice commission to uproot NYC institutional racism - amNewYork

On a day that he called "a celebration of a liberation that never really came," Mayor Bill de Blasio declared Juneteenth as an official city holiday — and

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Mayor De Blasio Makes Juneteenth City Holiday For Workers And Students, Announces Commission To Study City's History Of Racism

Mayor De Blasio Makes Juneteenth City Holiday For Workers And Students, Announces Commission To Study City's History Of Racism

“Structural racism pervades this city in ways that are still not acknowledged and recognized,” said de Blasio. "We have to change that."

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Juneteenth to be official New York City holiday, de Blasio says

Juneteenth to be official New York City holiday, de Blasio says

New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio said Juneteenth will be made an “official” city holiday starting 2021, saying the day deserves “recognition.”

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Tammy Bruce: De Blasio exposes liberal agenda amid coronavirus lockdown

Tammy Bruce: De Blasio exposes liberal agenda amid coronavirus lockdown

Fox Nation host Tammy Bruce said that New York Mayor Bill de Blasio has exposed the true agenda behind a seemingly contradictory approach to the enforcement of [...]

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NYC to make Juneteenth an official city and school holiday, mayor says

NYC to make Juneteenth an official city and school holiday, mayor says

Juneteenth will become an official New York City holiday beginning next year, Mayor Bill de Blasio announced Friday.

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City lawmakers introduce resolutions calling for de Blasio’s removal from office - amNewYork

BY ROSE ADAMS Local lawmakers introduced two resolutions into the City Council on Thursday calling on Gov. Andrew Cuomo to remove Mayor Bill de Blasio

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Wheelin' and dealin': City in talks to turn part of Brooklyn Bridge roadway into a bike lane - amNewYork

The city’s Department of Transportation is in talks with Mayor Bill de Blasio to study turning a roadway on the Brooklyn Bridge into a bike lane, an

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Council urges Mayor de Blasio to boot Thomas Jefferson statue from City Hall

Council urges Mayor de Blasio to boot Thomas Jefferson statue from City Hall

This founder’s no keeper as far as some powerful New York City Council members are concerned. A group of Big Apple local elected officials on Thursday formally [...]

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Mark Ruffalo Demands Bill de Blasio 'Demilitarize the Police and Cut $1 Billion' from NYPD Budget

Mark Ruffalo Demands Bill de Blasio 'Demilitarize the Police and Cut $1 Billion' from NYPD Budget

Actor Mark Ruffalo is pushing the effort to defund the police by demanding that New York City "demilitarize" its police force and that the NYPD cut $1 billion [...]

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NY City Council Members Call for Thomas Jefferson Statue Be Removed From City Hall

NY City Council Members Call for Thomas Jefferson Statue Be Removed From City Hall

Speaker Corey Johnson, along with other members of City Council, wrote a letter Thursday to Mayor Bill de Blasio demanding a Thomas Jefferson statue be removed [...]

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Speaker Corey Johnson, along with other members of City Council, wrote a letter [...]

Speaker Corey Johnson, along with other members of City Council, wrote a letter Thursday to Mayor Bill de Blasio demanding a Thomas Jefferson statue be removed [...]

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Some businesses will not return even as city enters into Phase 2 of reopening - amNewYork

Mayor Bill de Blasio announced Phase 2 reopening of many businesses after a long hiatus caused by COVID-19, but some of them may never return. Some of

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Gov. Cuomo: Final Decision On New York City Phase 2 Reopening Coming Friday, But All Signs Look Good

Gov. Cuomo: Final Decision On New York City Phase 2 Reopening Coming Friday, But All Signs Look Good

It appears Gov. Andrew Cuomo and Mayor Bill de Blasio are finally on the same page as far as when New York City will enter Phase 2 of reopening.

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Mayor De Blasio Says Playgrounds For Younger Kids Can Reopen Monday

Mayor De Blasio Says Playgrounds For Younger Kids Can Reopen Monday

The announcement followed days of complaints from elected officials and community leaders. Some even broke playground locks in defiance of the order.

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NYC playgrounds to reopen June 22 as city enters Phase 2 of reopening

NYC playgrounds to reopen June 22 as city enters Phase 2 of reopening

New York City playgrounds will finally reopen Monday — as the Big Apple enters Phase 2 of reopening from its coronavirus-induced closure, Mayor Bill de Blasio [...]

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NYC to enter 'Phase 2' of reopening Monday amid coronavirus, de Blasio confirms

NYC to enter 'Phase 2' of reopening Monday amid coronavirus, de Blasio confirms

New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio said “Phase 2” of the city’s reopening plan amid the coronavirus pandemic is expected to begin next Monday.

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NYC to enter Phase 2 reopening Monday with expanded outdoor dining

NYC to enter Phase 2 reopening Monday with expanded outdoor dining

Mayor Bill de Blasio’s outdoor dining plan will expand restaurant seating to sidewalks, curb lanes in streets, plazas and open streets during Phase 2 reopening [...]

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Leaked Emails Show De Blasio Staffers Were Trapped In Violent Bronx Protest Crackdown — But Mayor Still Praised Police

Leaked Emails Show De Blasio Staffers Were Trapped In Violent Bronx Protest Crackdown — But Mayor Still Praised Police

The next morning, de Blasio praised the NYPD's handling of the arrest, insisting that firsthand reports of police violence were inaccurate.

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New York City's Second Black Lives Matter Street Mural In The Works On Staten Island

New York City's Second Black Lives Matter Street Mural In The Works On Staten Island

Earlier this month, Mayor Bill de Blasio announced Black Lives Matter will be painted on streets in all five boroughs.

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Confusion Surrounds NYC's Phase II as Cuomo Says Go Monday, Mayor Won't Commit

Confusion Surrounds NYC's Phase II as Cuomo Says Go Monday, Mayor Won't Commit

New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio is expected to have answers for anxious restaurant owners who say they need safety guidelines to prepare for Phase II of reo [...]

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NYC businesses are clamoring to enter Phase Two, but confused by de Blasio

NYC businesses are clamoring to enter Phase Two, but confused by de Blasio

Confusion is rampant as Big Apple businesses seeking to open under Phase Two as soon as next week grapple with unclear guidance from Mayor Bill de Blasio — and [...]

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City Council to Vote on NYPD's Disclosure of Surveillance Tech as Policy Changes Mount

City Council to Vote on NYPD's Disclosure of Surveillance Tech as Policy Changes Mount

In the latest push for police reform, the New York City Council is expected to vote Thursday on a bill that would require the New York Police Department to pub [...]

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De Blasio’s delay of Phase Two is the reverse of real leadership

De Blasio’s delay of Phase Two is the reverse of real leadership

Gov. Andrew Cuomo announced Wednesday that New York City can start Phase Two reopening on Monday — but Mayor Bill de Blasio isn’t ready. Aaaargh! All the scary [...]

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More Mixed Messages: Gov. Cuomo Says NYC On Track For Phase 2 Reopening Monday, But Mayor De Blasio Pumps The Breaks

More Mixed Messages: Gov. Cuomo Says NYC On Track For Phase 2 Reopening Monday, But Mayor De Blasio Pumps The Breaks

Many people in New York City are looking forward to Phase 2 on the road to reopening from the coronavirus pandemic. But not everyone is clear on the rules.

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Cuomo says NYC ready for next reopening phase; de Blasio not sure

Cuomo says NYC ready for next reopening phase; de Blasio not sure

Blasio has repeatedly cast doubt on a Monday reopening date, saying the city will not move until more data is in to ensure there is no spike in virus cases.

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Mayor unveils new police reforms following repeal of 50-a and mass protests - amNewYork

BY BEN VERDE On the heels of mass protests and the recent repeal of the state’s police secrecy law, Mayor Bill de Blasio announced a set of new police

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Rudy Giuliani: NYC is going back to 'ridiculous' law enforcement policies under de Blasio

Rudy Giuliani: NYC is going back to 'ridiculous' law enforcement policies under de Blasio

Former New York City Mayor Rudy Giuliani criticized the city’s current Mayor Bill de Blasio on Wednesday for “ruining” the safety for citizens, which he said t [...]

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Cuomo, de Blasio at odds over NYC’s Phase 2 coronavirus reopening

Cuomo, de Blasio at odds over NYC’s Phase 2 coronavirus reopening

New York City is set to reopen under Phase 2 on Monday, Gov. Andrew Cuomo said Wednesday — just after Mayor Bill de Blasio called it a “day-to-day decision” an [...]

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Mayor de Blasio tests negative for coronavirus after feeling under the weather earlier this week - amNewYork

The results are in and Mayor Bill de Blasio does not have the novel coronavirus.  On Monday, the mayor canceled a packed schedule of public events after

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Defaced posters in Brooklyn urge Mayor de Blasio to resign

Defaced posters in Brooklyn urge Mayor de Blasio to resign

Photos of Mayor Bill de Blasio plastered on a plywood-covered Brooklyn restaurant window were defaced with the words “RESIGN” and “YOU GOTTA GO BRO!” The messa [...]

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NYC to create ‘massive’ public database of NYPD disciplinary records

NYC to create ‘massive’ public database of NYPD disciplinary records

NYPD members’ disciplinary records will be published in a public database, Mayor Bill de Blasio announced Wednesday — in what he called a “massive” measure to [...]

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Mayor announces new rules for expedited investigations, discipline for NYPD officers

Mayor announces new rules for expedited investigations, discipline for NYPD officers

Mayor Bill de Blasio continued making reforms to the NYPD by expediting investigations and discipline for officers involved in incidents that result in the sub [...]

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WATCH LIVE: Mayor gives update on COVID-19 and protests in NYC

WATCH LIVE: Mayor gives update on COVID-19 and protests in NYC

Mayor Bill de Blasio is holding a news conference to give an update on the coronavirus pandemic and ongoing protests in New York City.

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New Yorkers ready to enter Phase 2; concerns grow as local lawmakers call for more reopening guidelines

New Yorkers ready to enter Phase 2; concerns grow as local lawmakers call for more reopening guidelines

New Yorkers are itching for a sense of normalcy, and some relief could be waiting for them in Phase 2. However, Mayor Bill de Blasio said moving forward can ha [...]

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De Blasio, Cuomo are making children bear the worst of the lockdowns

De Blasio, Cuomo are making children bear the worst of the lockdowns

Videos circulating on social media recently show New York City Parks employees welding shut a playground in the heart of Hasidic Williamsburg, Brooklyn. We hav [...]

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