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NY Daily News 2 months ago
The city is spending $3.3 million to launch programs for domestic abusers — before they’ve been arrested, New York’s first lady said Wednesday. The...
NY Daily News Politics 2 months ago
A group of protesters including City Councilman Steve Levin were arrested Wednesday as they pushed for Mayor de Blasio to release a delayed decision...
NY Daily News Politics 2 months ago
City pols — including three potential 2021 mayoral contenders — called Tuesday for New York to switch to instant runoff voting in time for the next...
NY Daily News Politics 2 months ago
The city’s first Mexican-American elected official is endorsing Cynthia Nixon’s bid for governor. Brooklyn City Councilman Carlos Menchaca said...
NY Daily News 2 months ago
The de Blasio administration opposes a proposal to slap drivers for companies like Uber with a $2,000-a-year fee and bar them from driving for more...
NY Daily News Incident 2 months ago
Gov. Cuomo's spokeswoman tore into Mayor de Blasio Sunday over revelations that the mayor’s aides circulated a draft letter from nonexistent faith...
NY Daily News Politics 2 months ago
City Hall staffers hoping to exorcise Gov. Cuomo from NYCHA affairs recently passed around a draft letter ripping him for playing “political games...
NY Daily News Lifestyle 2 months ago
As the city’s schools struggle with a crisis of homeless students, Mayor de Blasio is setting aside more money to fund needed services. A record...
NY Daily News 2 months ago
A rate freeze for the city's 1 million rents stabilized apartments has been ruled out for another year, as the Rent Guidelines Board voted Thursday...
NY Daily News 2 months ago
City-owned buildings will have to be completely powered by green energy by 2050 under a bill passed by the City Council Wednesday. The legislation...
NY Daily News 2 months ago
Mayor de Blasio will have to be deposed about the firing of a deputy commissioner of citywide administrative services if evidence emerges he was...
NY Daily News 2 months ago
A new fight over reining in Uber kicked off Wednesday as legislation was introduced to slap new restrictions and fees on e-hail services. Councilman...
NY Daily News 2 months ago
The city’s independent police watchdog group has a new chairman. Citing his “heart for public service” and “commitment to justice,” Mayor de Blasio...
NY Daily News 2 months ago
A longtime employee at the city controller's office said he was demoted and ultimately fired because he raised a stink about Controller Scott...
NY Daily News 2 months ago
The sprawling federal investigation that rocked the NYPD's upper ranks included a probe into alleged cocaine and marijuana trafficking by a Bronx...
NY Daily News Politics 2 months ago
City Council members are asking Mayor de Blasio to spend $5 million to hire lawyers for low-wage workers fighting abuses on the job. In a letter to...
NY Daily News Politics 2 months ago
The taxpayers of New York have coughed up nearly $5 million to settle sex harassment claims filed by city workers against city employees over the...
NY Daily News Politics 2 months ago
Mayor de Blasio harshed New Yorker's 4/20 vibe Friday, saying he's still not convinced about legalizing marijuana in the city but that he'd make his...
NY Daily News Auto 2 months ago
Mayor de Blasio is kicking cars out of Central Park, several sources told the Daily News Thursday. Hizzoner plans to ban cars from the handful of...
NY Daily News 2 months ago
After the statue of a controversial doctor was removed from Central Park, some Brooklyn residents say they don’t want him in their backyard either...
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