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Pandemic May Force New York City to Lay Off 22,000 Workers

Pandemic May Force New York City to Lay Off 22,000 Workers

“We are running out of options here,” Mayor Bill de Blasio said, referring to the economic impact of the outbreak. “That is the blunt truth.”

Read full article: Pandemic May Force New York City to Lay ...→
NYC alternate side parking rules amended; New Yorkers will only need to move cars once a week

NYC alternate side parking rules amended; New Yorkers will only need to move cars once a week

Under new regulations, New Yorkers will only need to move their vehicles once a week when alternate side parking is in effect, Mayor de Blasio said.

Read full article: NYC alternate side parking rules amended...→
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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...→
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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.

Read full article: Gov. Cuomo: Final Decision On New York C...→
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...→
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...→
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Mayor de Blasio finally gets tested for coronavirus, over three months into pandemic - amNewYork

Mayor de Blasio finally gets tested for coronavirus, over three months into pandemic - amNewYork

After canceling a packed schedule of public appearances on Monday due to illness, Mayor Bill de Blasio was finally tested for the novel coronavirus on

Read full article: Mayor de Blasio finally gets tested for ...→
Coronavirus tracers in New York City will not ask positive tests if they attended protests

Coronavirus tracers in New York City will not ask positive tests if they attended protests

New York City officials assigned to trace COVID-19’s path will not ask people if they have attended demonstrations tied to Black Lives Matter, a spokesperson f [...]

Read full article: Coronavirus tracers in New York City wil...→
NYPD investigating allegations cops bloodied Bronx teenager

NYPD investigating allegations cops bloodied Bronx teenager

The NYPD is looking into allegations that officers bloodied a Bronx teenager and took him into custody without ever alerting his family, the mayor said Wednesd [...]

Read full article: NYPD investigating allegations cops bloo...→
WATCH LIVE: Mayor gives update after phase one reopening

WATCH LIVE: Mayor gives update after phase one reopening

Mayor Bill de Blasio gives an update following the first day of phase one of reopening in New York City.

Read full article: WATCH LIVE: Mayor gives update after pha...→
Past, present City Hall staffers take to streets to protest de Blasio

Past, present City Hall staffers take to streets to protest de Blasio

Current and former members of Mayor Bill de Blasio’s administration took to the streets on Monday in a protest attended by hundreds that called out Hizzoner’s [...]

Read full article: Past, present City Hall staffers take to...→
Mayor de Blasio discusses NYC reopening Phase 1, NYPD funding, recent protests

Mayor de Blasio discusses NYC reopening Phase 1, NYPD funding, recent protests

Mayor Bill de Blasio spoke to PIX11 Morning News about what Phase 1 will look like, as well as the recent days of protests and his decision to shift funding fr [...]

Read full article: Mayor de Blasio discusses NYC reopening ...→
De Blasio will be remembered for turning NYC into 'war zone' in George Floyd riots, ex-NYPD commissioner says

De Blasio will be remembered for turning NYC into 'war zone' in George Floyd riots, ex-NYPD commissioner says

New York City residents will not easily forgive Mayor Bill de Blasio for his response to the violence and looting that turned the city's streets into a "war zo [...]

Read full article: De Blasio will be remembered for turning...→

Promises, promises: De Blasio says he'll trim NYPD funding, but doesn't explain how or when - amNewYork

After Saturday's peaceful protests prompted Mayor Bill de Blasio to lift the curfew Sunday, he ignored at a press conference June 7 what amounted to a

Read full article: Promises, promises: De Blasio says he'll...→
Latest coronavirus updates in New York: Wednesday, June 24, 2020

Latest coronavirus updates in New York: Wednesday, June 24, 2020

5 a.m. Mayor Bill de Blasio confirmed late Tuesday night that NYC beaches will open for swimming on July 1. Read more here and watch more above.... Latest offi [...]

Read full article: Latest coronavirus updates in New York: ...→
'Huge' virtual graduation ceremony to be held for NYC students, Mayor de Blasio says

'Huge' virtual graduation ceremony to be held for NYC students, Mayor de Blasio says

A virtual graduation ceremony will be held for New York City seniors graduating this year, Mayor Bill de Blasio announced Tuesday.

Read full article: 'Huge' virtual graduation ceremony to be...→

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...→
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...→

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...→
New Policy Requires NYPD to Release Body Camera Footage Within 30 Days of Incident

New Policy Requires NYPD to Release Body Camera Footage Within 30 Days of Incident

A new policy will require New York City police to release all body camera footage of shootings and other instances when force is used and injury or death occur [...]

Read full article: New Policy Requires NYPD to Release Body...→
Mayor de Blasio to get tested for COVID-19, says 'all New Yorkers’ should get tested

Mayor de Blasio to get tested for COVID-19, says 'all New Yorkers’ should get tested

New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio said he will get tested for COVID-19 and urged all New Yorkers to get tested. The mayor was asked during his daily briefing [...]

Read full article: Mayor de Blasio to get tested for COVID-...→
City Council asks for $500M to rescue coronavirus-rocked small businesses

City Council asks for $500M to rescue coronavirus-rocked small businesses

A majority of City Council members wrote Mayor Bill de Blasio Thursday, demanding a $500 million emergency relief program to help save small businesses from th [...]

Read full article: City Council asks for $500M to rescue co...→
Advocates: Cuts to NYC's Housing Plan Will Have Deeper Costs

Advocates: Cuts to NYC's Housing Plan Will Have Deeper Costs

Reacting to the drastic drop in city revenue, Mayor de Blasio has proposed shifting $1 billion in capital spending on his housing plan from this fiscal year an [...]

Read full article: Advocates: Cuts to NYC's Housing Plan Wi...→
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Mayor De Blasio Says There Will Be A 'Conversation' Soon About Possibly Opening NYC Pools

Mayor De Blasio Says There Will Be A 'Conversation' Soon About Possibly Opening NYC Pools

Mayor Bill de Blasio is offering a glimmer of hope that beaches and pools may open for swimming this summer. That's if the city's COVID-19 numbers stay low.

Read full article: Mayor De Blasio Says There Will Be A 'Co...→
‘Not imminently,’ jokes NYPD Commissioner Dermot Shea of possible ouster

‘Not imminently,’ jokes NYPD Commissioner Dermot Shea of possible ouster

NYPD Commissioner Dermot Shea joked Monday that he might get fired by Mayor Bill de Blasio — but swatted down rumors that he was resigning from the department. [...]

Read full article: ‘Not imminently,’ jokes NYPD Commissione...→
Current, former de Blasio staffers demand more police reform from mayor

Current, former de Blasio staffers demand more police reform from mayor

Hundreds of former and current staffers of Mayor Bill de Blasio’s administration rallied Monday to demand immediate action on police reform.

Read full article: Current, former de Blasio staffers deman...→
Mayor de Blasio’s Staffers Join Protest Following Inexplicit Promises to Reform NYPD

Mayor de Blasio’s Staffers Join Protest Following Inexplicit Promises to Reform NYPD

Hundreds of current and former staff of New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio will join protesters Monday in demanding immediate police reform as the mayor propos [...]

Read full article: Mayor de Blasio’s Staffers Join Protest ...→
De Blasio rips cops for not wearing masks to George Floyd protests

De Blasio rips cops for not wearing masks to George Floyd protests

Mayor Bill de Blasio on Sunday ripped cops for not wearing face masks while controlling the tens of thousands at George Floyd protests amid the ongoing coronav [...]

Read full article: De Blasio rips cops for not wearing mask...→
De Blasio backs NYPD chief of department against criticism of response to protests

De Blasio backs NYPD chief of department against criticism of response to protests

Mayor Bill de Blasio picked sides with NYPD Chief of Department Terence Monahan Tuesday over criticism of his handling of past protests, praising the long-time [...]

Read full article: De Blasio backs NYPD chief of department...→
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...→

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...→
Bill de Blasio’s petty boycott of Post reporters

Bill de Blasio’s petty boycott of Post reporters

Mayor Bill de Blasio’s thin skin shows in many ways, but especially in his resentment of the press. He’s complained that “a lot of the media in this town spend [...]

Read full article: Bill de Blasio’s petty boycott of Post r...→
NYC’s coronavirus contact tracers told not to ask if individual attended protests

NYC’s coronavirus contact tracers told not to ask if individual attended protests

Mayor de Blasio has expressed concern that the George Floyd protests could boost the coronavirus pandemic just as New Yorkers have finally gained the upper han [...]

Read full article: NYC’s coronavirus contact tracers told n...→
NYPD investigating Bronx teen allegedly tased, bloodied by cops during arrest

NYPD investigating Bronx teen allegedly tased, bloodied by cops during arrest

Family allege that 16-year-old Jahmel Leach was tasered three times by NYPD police officers on June 1 in the Bronx. Now, Mayor Bill de Blasio said he's spoken [...]

Read full article: NYPD investigating Bronx teen allegedly ...→
NYC coronavirus numbers lowest since beginning of pandemic

NYC coronavirus numbers lowest since beginning of pandemic

“Look at that, 1 percent only! An extraordinary day for New York City,” Mayor Bill de Blasio gushed at his press briefing from City Hall Tuesday.

Read full article: NYC coronavirus numbers lowest since beg...→
Mayor De Blasio Doesn't Give Hard Answers On How City Will Defund The NYPD

Mayor De Blasio Doesn't Give Hard Answers On How City Will Defund The NYPD

Hundreds of current and former city staffers who worked for de Blasio took to the steps of City Hall to denounce his record as the police reformer and to deman [...]

Read full article: Mayor De Blasio Doesn't Give Hard Answer...→
Mayor De Blasio Says 14th Street Busway Here To Stay, More Coming Soon

Mayor De Blasio Says 14th Street Busway Here To Stay, More Coming Soon

Back in October, the busy cross-town street was closed to commuters from 6 a.m. to 10 p.m. to improve up bus service in the area.

Read full article: Mayor De Blasio Says 14th Street Busway ...→
Mayor Bill de Blasio Vows to Cut NYPD Funding While Violent Crime Soars

Mayor Bill de Blasio Vows to Cut NYPD Funding While Violent Crime Soars

New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio is vowing to cut funding for the New York City Police Department (NYPD) even as violent crime soars.

Read full article: Mayor Bill de Blasio Vows to Cut NYPD Fu...→
Mayor Bill de Blasio announced on Twitter Sunday morning that the curfew in New  [...]

Mayor Bill de Blasio announced on Twitter Sunday morning that the curfew in New [...]

Mayor Bill de Blasio announced on Twitter Sunday morning that the curfew in New York City has been lifted.... His tweet read in part, "New York City: We are li [...]

Read full article: Mayor Bill de Blasio announced on Twitte...→

BREAKING: De Blasio lifts curfew for Sunday after peaceful day of protests - amNewYork

The curfew's over. Mayor Bill de Blasio announced Sunday that he has lifted the curfew put in place across New York City last week amid rioting and

Read full article: BREAKING: De Blasio lifts curfew for Sun...→
Mayor Downplays Rough Police Treatment of NYC Protesters

Mayor Downplays Rough Police Treatment of NYC Protesters

Another day of protests over the death of George Floyd brought more examples of New York City officials downplaying or denying the police department's rough tr [...]

Read full article: Mayor Downplays Rough Police Treatment o...→
Pandemic May Force New York City to Lay Off 22,000 Workers

Pandemic May Force New York City to Lay Off 22,000 Workers

“We are running out of options here,” Mayor Bill de Blasio said, referring to the economic impact of the outbreak. “That is the blunt truth.”

Read full article: Pandemic May Force New York City to Lay ...→
De Blasio backs NYPD chief of department against criticism of response to protests

De Blasio backs NYPD chief of department against criticism of response to protests

Mayor Bill de Blasio picked sides with NYPD Chief of Department Terence Monahan Tuesday over criticism of his handling of past protests, praising the long-time [...]

Read full article: De Blasio backs NYPD chief of department...→
'Huge' virtual graduation ceremony to be held for NYC students, Mayor de Blasio says

'Huge' virtual graduation ceremony to be held for NYC students, Mayor de Blasio says

A virtual graduation ceremony will be held for New York City seniors graduating this year, Mayor Bill de Blasio announced Tuesday.

Read full article: 'Huge' virtual graduation ceremony to be...→
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...→
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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 [...]

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

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...→
New Policy Requires NYPD to Release Body Camera Footage Within 30 Days of Incident

New Policy Requires NYPD to Release Body Camera Footage Within 30 Days of Incident

A new policy will require New York City police to release all body camera footage of shootings and other instances when force is used and injury or death occur [...]

Read full article: New Policy Requires NYPD to Release Body...→
Mayor de Blasio finally gets tested for coronavirus, over three months into pandemic - amNewYork

Mayor de Blasio finally gets tested for coronavirus, over three months into pandemic - amNewYork

After canceling a packed schedule of public appearances on Monday due to illness, Mayor Bill de Blasio was finally tested for the novel coronavirus on

Read full article: Mayor de Blasio finally gets tested for ...→
NYC’s coronavirus contact tracers told not to ask if individual attended protests

NYC’s coronavirus contact tracers told not to ask if individual attended protests

Mayor de Blasio has expressed concern that the George Floyd protests could boost the coronavirus pandemic just as New Yorkers have finally gained the upper han [...]

Read full article: NYC’s coronavirus contact tracers told n...→
City Council asks for $500M to rescue coronavirus-rocked small businesses

City Council asks for $500M to rescue coronavirus-rocked small businesses

A majority of City Council members wrote Mayor Bill de Blasio Thursday, demanding a $500 million emergency relief program to help save small businesses from th [...]

Read full article: City Council asks for $500M to rescue co...→
NYPD investigating Bronx teen allegedly tased, bloodied by cops during arrest

NYPD investigating Bronx teen allegedly tased, bloodied by cops during arrest

Family allege that 16-year-old Jahmel Leach was tasered three times by NYPD police officers on June 1 in the Bronx. Now, Mayor Bill de Blasio said he's spoken [...]

Read full article: NYPD investigating Bronx teen allegedly ...→
Mayor De Blasio Says There Will Be A 'Conversation' Soon About Possibly Opening NYC Pools

Mayor De Blasio Says There Will Be A 'Conversation' Soon About Possibly Opening NYC Pools

Mayor Bill de Blasio is offering a glimmer of hope that beaches and pools may open for swimming this summer. That's if the city's COVID-19 numbers stay low.

Read full article: Mayor De Blasio Says There Will Be A 'Co...→
WATCH LIVE: Mayor gives update after phase one reopening

WATCH LIVE: Mayor gives update after phase one reopening

Mayor Bill de Blasio gives an update following the first day of phase one of reopening in New York City.

Read full article: WATCH LIVE: Mayor gives update after pha...→
Mayor De Blasio Doesn't Give Hard Answers On How City Will Defund The NYPD

Mayor De Blasio Doesn't Give Hard Answers On How City Will Defund The NYPD

Hundreds of current and former city staffers who worked for de Blasio took to the steps of City Hall to denounce his record as the police reformer and to deman [...]

Read full article: Mayor De Blasio Doesn't Give Hard Answer...→
Current, former de Blasio staffers demand more police reform from mayor

Current, former de Blasio staffers demand more police reform from mayor

Hundreds of former and current staffers of Mayor Bill de Blasio’s administration rallied Monday to demand immediate action on police reform.

Read full article: Current, former de Blasio staffers deman...→
Mayor de Blasio discusses NYC reopening Phase 1, NYPD funding, recent protests

Mayor de Blasio discusses NYC reopening Phase 1, NYPD funding, recent protests

Mayor Bill de Blasio spoke to PIX11 Morning News about what Phase 1 will look like, as well as the recent days of protests and his decision to shift funding fr [...]

Read full article: Mayor de Blasio discusses NYC reopening ...→
Mayor Bill de Blasio Vows to Cut NYPD Funding While Violent Crime Soars

Mayor Bill de Blasio Vows to Cut NYPD Funding While Violent Crime Soars

New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio is vowing to cut funding for the New York City Police Department (NYPD) even as violent crime soars.

Read full article: Mayor Bill de Blasio Vows to Cut NYPD Fu...→
De Blasio rips cops for not wearing masks to George Floyd protests

De Blasio rips cops for not wearing masks to George Floyd protests

Mayor Bill de Blasio on Sunday ripped cops for not wearing face masks while controlling the tens of thousands at George Floyd protests amid the ongoing coronav [...]

Read full article: De Blasio rips cops for not wearing mask...→

Promises, promises: De Blasio says he'll trim NYPD funding, but doesn't explain how or when - amNewYork

After Saturday's peaceful protests prompted Mayor Bill de Blasio to lift the curfew Sunday, he ignored at a press conference June 7 what amounted to a

Read full article: Promises, promises: De Blasio says he'll...→

BREAKING: De Blasio lifts curfew for Sunday after peaceful day of protests - amNewYork

The curfew's over. Mayor Bill de Blasio announced Sunday that he has lifted the curfew put in place across New York City last week amid rioting and

Read full article: BREAKING: De Blasio lifts curfew for Sun...→
Latest coronavirus updates in New York: Wednesday, June 24, 2020

Latest coronavirus updates in New York: Wednesday, June 24, 2020

5 a.m. Mayor Bill de Blasio confirmed late Tuesday night that NYC beaches will open for swimming on July 1. Read more here and watch more above.... Latest offi [...]

Read full article: Latest coronavirus updates in New York: ...→
NYC alternate side parking rules amended; New Yorkers will only need to move cars once a week

NYC alternate side parking rules amended; New Yorkers will only need to move cars once a week

Under new regulations, New Yorkers will only need to move their vehicles once a week when alternate side parking is in effect, Mayor de Blasio said.

Read full article: NYC alternate side parking rules amended...→
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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

Read full article: De Blasio forms racial justice commissio...→
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...→

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...→
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 de Blasio
Bill de Blasio’s petty boycott of Post reporters

Bill de Blasio’s petty boycott of Post reporters

Mayor Bill de Blasio’s thin skin shows in many ways, but especially in his resentment of the press. He’s complained that “a lot of the media in this town spend [...]

Read full article: Bill de Blasio’s petty boycott of Post r...→
Mayor de Blasio to get tested for COVID-19, says 'all New Yorkers’ should get tested

Mayor de Blasio to get tested for COVID-19, says 'all New Yorkers’ should get tested

New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio said he will get tested for COVID-19 and urged all New Yorkers to get tested. The mayor was asked during his daily briefing [...]

Read full article: Mayor de Blasio to get tested for COVID-...→
Coronavirus tracers in New York City will not ask positive tests if they attended protests

Coronavirus tracers in New York City will not ask positive tests if they attended protests

New York City officials assigned to trace COVID-19’s path will not ask people if they have attended demonstrations tied to Black Lives Matter, a spokesperson f [...]

Read full article: Coronavirus tracers in New York City wil...→
Advocates: Cuts to NYC's Housing Plan Will Have Deeper Costs

Advocates: Cuts to NYC's Housing Plan Will Have Deeper Costs

Reacting to the drastic drop in city revenue, Mayor de Blasio has proposed shifting $1 billion in capital spending on his housing plan from this fiscal year an [...]

Read full article: Advocates: Cuts to NYC's Housing Plan Wi...→
  • #Mayor de Blasio
NYPD investigating allegations cops bloodied Bronx teenager

NYPD investigating allegations cops bloodied Bronx teenager

The NYPD is looking into allegations that officers bloodied a Bronx teenager and took him into custody without ever alerting his family, the mayor said Wednesd [...]

Read full article: NYPD investigating allegations cops bloo...→
NYC coronavirus numbers lowest since beginning of pandemic

NYC coronavirus numbers lowest since beginning of pandemic

“Look at that, 1 percent only! An extraordinary day for New York City,” Mayor Bill de Blasio gushed at his press briefing from City Hall Tuesday.

Read full article: NYC coronavirus numbers lowest since beg...→
‘Not imminently,’ jokes NYPD Commissioner Dermot Shea of possible ouster

‘Not imminently,’ jokes NYPD Commissioner Dermot Shea of possible ouster

NYPD Commissioner Dermot Shea joked Monday that he might get fired by Mayor Bill de Blasio — but swatted down rumors that he was resigning from the department. [...]

Read full article: ‘Not imminently,’ jokes NYPD Commissione...→
Past, present City Hall staffers take to streets to protest de Blasio

Past, present City Hall staffers take to streets to protest de Blasio

Current and former members of Mayor Bill de Blasio’s administration took to the streets on Monday in a protest attended by hundreds that called out Hizzoner’s [...]

Read full article: Past, present City Hall staffers take to...→
Mayor De Blasio Says 14th Street Busway Here To Stay, More Coming Soon

Mayor De Blasio Says 14th Street Busway Here To Stay, More Coming Soon

Back in October, the busy cross-town street was closed to commuters from 6 a.m. to 10 p.m. to improve up bus service in the area.

Read full article: Mayor De Blasio Says 14th Street Busway ...→
Mayor de Blasio’s Staffers Join Protest Following Inexplicit Promises to Reform NYPD

Mayor de Blasio’s Staffers Join Protest Following Inexplicit Promises to Reform NYPD

Hundreds of current and former staff of New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio will join protesters Monday in demanding immediate police reform as the mayor propos [...]

Read full article: Mayor de Blasio’s Staffers Join Protest ...→
De Blasio will be remembered for turning NYC into 'war zone' in George Floyd riots, ex-NYPD commissioner says

De Blasio will be remembered for turning NYC into 'war zone' in George Floyd riots, ex-NYPD commissioner says

New York City residents will not easily forgive Mayor Bill de Blasio for his response to the violence and looting that turned the city's streets into a "war zo [...]

Read full article: De Blasio will be remembered for turning...→
Mayor Bill de Blasio announced on Twitter Sunday morning that the curfew in New  [...]

Mayor Bill de Blasio announced on Twitter Sunday morning that the curfew in New [...]

Mayor Bill de Blasio announced on Twitter Sunday morning that the curfew in New York City has been lifted.... His tweet read in part, "New York City: We are li [...]

Read full article: Mayor Bill de Blasio announced on Twitte...→
Mayor Downplays Rough Police Treatment of NYC Protesters

Mayor Downplays Rough Police Treatment of NYC Protesters

Another day of protests over the death of George Floyd brought more examples of New York City officials downplaying or denying the police department's rough tr [...]

Read full article: Mayor Downplays Rough Police Treatment o...→
Pandemic May Force New York City to Lay Off 22,000 Workers

Pandemic May Force New York City to Lay Off 22,000 Workers

“We are running out of options here,” Mayor Bill de Blasio said, referring to the economic impact of the outbreak. “That is the blunt truth.”

Read full article: Pandemic May Force New York City to Lay ...→
Latest coronavirus updates in New York: Wednesday, June 24, 2020

Latest coronavirus updates in New York: Wednesday, June 24, 2020

5 a.m. Mayor Bill de Blasio confirmed late Tuesday night that NYC beaches will open for swimming on July 1. Read more here and watch more above.... Latest offi [...]

Read full article: Latest coronavirus updates in New York: ...→
De Blasio backs NYPD chief of department against criticism of response to protests

De Blasio backs NYPD chief of department against criticism of response to protests

Mayor Bill de Blasio picked sides with NYPD Chief of Department Terence Monahan Tuesday over criticism of his handling of past protests, praising the long-time [...]

Read full article: De Blasio backs NYPD chief of department...→
NYC alternate side parking rules amended; New Yorkers will only need to move cars once a week

NYC alternate side parking rules amended; New Yorkers will only need to move cars once a week

Under new regulations, New Yorkers will only need to move their vehicles once a week when alternate side parking is in effect, Mayor de Blasio said.

Read full article: NYC alternate side parking rules amended...→
  • #Mayor de Blasio
'Huge' virtual graduation ceremony to be held for NYC students, Mayor de Blasio says

'Huge' virtual graduation ceremony to be held for NYC students, Mayor de Blasio says

A virtual graduation ceremony will be held for New York City seniors graduating this year, Mayor Bill de Blasio announced Tuesday.

Read full article: 'Huge' virtual graduation ceremony to be...→
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

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...→
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...→
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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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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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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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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New Policy Requires NYPD to Release Body Camera Footage Within 30 Days of Incident

New Policy Requires NYPD to Release Body Camera Footage Within 30 Days of Incident

A new policy will require New York City police to release all body camera footage of shootings and other instances when force is used and injury or death occur [...]

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Bill de Blasio’s petty boycott of Post reporters

Bill de Blasio’s petty boycott of Post reporters

Mayor Bill de Blasio’s thin skin shows in many ways, but especially in his resentment of the press. He’s complained that “a lot of the media in this town spend [...]

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Mayor de Blasio finally gets tested for coronavirus, over three months into pandemic - amNewYork

Mayor de Blasio finally gets tested for coronavirus, over three months into pandemic - amNewYork

After canceling a packed schedule of public appearances on Monday due to illness, Mayor Bill de Blasio was finally tested for the novel coronavirus on

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Mayor de Blasio to get tested for COVID-19, says 'all New Yorkers’ should get tested

Mayor de Blasio to get tested for COVID-19, says 'all New Yorkers’ should get tested

New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio said he will get tested for COVID-19 and urged all New Yorkers to get tested. The mayor was asked during his daily briefing [...]

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NYC’s coronavirus contact tracers told not to ask if individual attended protests

NYC’s coronavirus contact tracers told not to ask if individual attended protests

Mayor de Blasio has expressed concern that the George Floyd protests could boost the coronavirus pandemic just as New Yorkers have finally gained the upper han [...]

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Coronavirus tracers in New York City will not ask positive tests if they attended protests

Coronavirus tracers in New York City will not ask positive tests if they attended protests

New York City officials assigned to trace COVID-19’s path will not ask people if they have attended demonstrations tied to Black Lives Matter, a spokesperson f [...]

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City Council asks for $500M to rescue coronavirus-rocked small businesses

City Council asks for $500M to rescue coronavirus-rocked small businesses

A majority of City Council members wrote Mayor Bill de Blasio Thursday, demanding a $500 million emergency relief program to help save small businesses from th [...]

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Advocates: Cuts to NYC's Housing Plan Will Have Deeper Costs

Advocates: Cuts to NYC's Housing Plan Will Have Deeper Costs

Reacting to the drastic drop in city revenue, Mayor de Blasio has proposed shifting $1 billion in capital spending on his housing plan from this fiscal year an [...]

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NYPD investigating Bronx teen allegedly tased, bloodied by cops during arrest

NYPD investigating Bronx teen allegedly tased, bloodied by cops during arrest

Family allege that 16-year-old Jahmel Leach was tasered three times by NYPD police officers on June 1 in the Bronx. Now, Mayor Bill de Blasio said he's spoken [...]

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NYPD investigating allegations cops bloodied Bronx teenager

NYPD investigating allegations cops bloodied Bronx teenager

The NYPD is looking into allegations that officers bloodied a Bronx teenager and took him into custody without ever alerting his family, the mayor said Wednesd [...]

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Mayor De Blasio Says There Will Be A 'Conversation' Soon About Possibly Opening NYC Pools

Mayor De Blasio Says There Will Be A 'Conversation' Soon About Possibly Opening NYC Pools

Mayor Bill de Blasio is offering a glimmer of hope that beaches and pools may open for swimming this summer. That's if the city's COVID-19 numbers stay low.

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NYC coronavirus numbers lowest since beginning of pandemic

NYC coronavirus numbers lowest since beginning of pandemic

“Look at that, 1 percent only! An extraordinary day for New York City,” Mayor Bill de Blasio gushed at his press briefing from City Hall Tuesday.

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WATCH LIVE: Mayor gives update after phase one reopening

WATCH LIVE: Mayor gives update after phase one reopening

Mayor Bill de Blasio gives an update following the first day of phase one of reopening in New York City.

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‘Not imminently,’ jokes NYPD Commissioner Dermot Shea of possible ouster

‘Not imminently,’ jokes NYPD Commissioner Dermot Shea of possible ouster

NYPD Commissioner Dermot Shea joked Monday that he might get fired by Mayor Bill de Blasio — but swatted down rumors that he was resigning from the department. [...]

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Mayor De Blasio Doesn't Give Hard Answers On How City Will Defund The NYPD

Mayor De Blasio Doesn't Give Hard Answers On How City Will Defund The NYPD

Hundreds of current and former city staffers who worked for de Blasio took to the steps of City Hall to denounce his record as the police reformer and to deman [...]

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Past, present City Hall staffers take to streets to protest de Blasio

Past, present City Hall staffers take to streets to protest de Blasio

Current and former members of Mayor Bill de Blasio’s administration took to the streets on Monday in a protest attended by hundreds that called out Hizzoner’s [...]

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Current, former de Blasio staffers demand more police reform from mayor

Current, former de Blasio staffers demand more police reform from mayor

Hundreds of former and current staffers of Mayor Bill de Blasio’s administration rallied Monday to demand immediate action on police reform.

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Mayor De Blasio Says 14th Street Busway Here To Stay, More Coming Soon

Mayor De Blasio Says 14th Street Busway Here To Stay, More Coming Soon

Back in October, the busy cross-town street was closed to commuters from 6 a.m. to 10 p.m. to improve up bus service in the area.

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Mayor de Blasio discusses NYC reopening Phase 1, NYPD funding, recent protests

Mayor de Blasio discusses NYC reopening Phase 1, NYPD funding, recent protests

Mayor Bill de Blasio spoke to PIX11 Morning News about what Phase 1 will look like, as well as the recent days of protests and his decision to shift funding fr [...]

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Mayor de Blasio’s Staffers Join Protest Following Inexplicit Promises to Reform NYPD

Mayor de Blasio’s Staffers Join Protest Following Inexplicit Promises to Reform NYPD

Hundreds of current and former staff of New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio will join protesters Monday in demanding immediate police reform as the mayor propos [...]

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Mayor Bill de Blasio Vows to Cut NYPD Funding While Violent Crime Soars

Mayor Bill de Blasio Vows to Cut NYPD Funding While Violent Crime Soars

New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio is vowing to cut funding for the New York City Police Department (NYPD) even as violent crime soars.

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De Blasio will be remembered for turning NYC into 'war zone' in George Floyd riots, ex-NYPD commissioner says

De Blasio will be remembered for turning NYC into 'war zone' in George Floyd riots, ex-NYPD commissioner says

New York City residents will not easily forgive Mayor Bill de Blasio for his response to the violence and looting that turned the city's streets into a "war zo [...]

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De Blasio rips cops for not wearing masks to George Floyd protests

De Blasio rips cops for not wearing masks to George Floyd protests

Mayor Bill de Blasio on Sunday ripped cops for not wearing face masks while controlling the tens of thousands at George Floyd protests amid the ongoing coronav [...]

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Mayor Bill de Blasio announced on Twitter Sunday morning that the curfew in New  [...]

Mayor Bill de Blasio announced on Twitter Sunday morning that the curfew in New [...]

Mayor Bill de Blasio announced on Twitter Sunday morning that the curfew in New York City has been lifted.... His tweet read in part, "New York City: We are li [...]

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Promises, promises: De Blasio says he'll trim NYPD funding, but doesn't explain how or when - amNewYork

After Saturday's peaceful protests prompted Mayor Bill de Blasio to lift the curfew Sunday, he ignored at a press conference June 7 what amounted to a

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BREAKING: De Blasio lifts curfew for Sunday after peaceful day of protests - amNewYork

The curfew's over. Mayor Bill de Blasio announced Sunday that he has lifted the curfew put in place across New York City last week amid rioting and

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Mayor Downplays Rough Police Treatment of NYC Protesters

Mayor Downplays Rough Police Treatment of NYC Protesters

Another day of protests over the death of George Floyd brought more examples of New York City officials downplaying or denying the police department's rough tr [...]

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