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NY Daily News 23 hours ago
Dear Andy, Welcome to South of the Border. Here are some suggestions for going forward: 1. Minimize your time in the executive suite and in...
NY Daily News 23 hours ago
With weeks left in her term, City Council Speaker Melissa Mark-Viverito is pushing to install a pal for the Manhattan seat on the city Board of...
NY Daily News Politics 1 day ago
It’s not just homeowners — seniors will be hit hard by President Trump’s tax plan, Mayor de Blasio said during a rally outside Trump Tower Tuesday...
NY Daily News 1 day ago
The city’s budget has jumped by $750 million since the spending plan was approved in June, new budget documents released Tuesday show. The budget...
NY Daily News Politics 2 days ago
City Council members looking for their fellow pols' votes for speaker are getting behind an extension of term limits for the Council. All the...
NY Daily News Travel 2 days ago
Fresh off a vacation and in the midst of a lead paint scandal, Mayor de Blasio defended plans to jet off to Iowa for a speech about his agenda next...
NY Daily News Politics 2 days ago
"It happens." That was Mayor de Blasio's response in dismissing questions about why for the first time during his tenure he rejected the state chief...
NY Daily News Politics 3 days ago
ALBANY — Mayor de Blasio has taken the unusual step of rejecting the nomination to a city advisory panel of a lawyer whose ethics committee once sued...
NY Daily News Politics 4 days ago
City Councilman Mark Levine has been getting an illegal property tax break that saved him nearly $6,700 over the past four years, records show...
NY Daily News Technology 4 days ago
Success Academy has launched a six-figure ad campaign slamming Mayor de Blasio for “discriminating” against charter students — and it’s not ruling...
NY Daily News 4 days ago
He knew. For more than a year, Mayor de Blasio hid the fact that the Housing Authority had been breaking a local law and violating a federal...
NY Daily News 5 days ago
A Guatemalan immigrant, trapped inside a sanctuary church by her fight to stay in the land of the free, deserves a review of her case by federal...
NY Daily News 6 days ago
ICE agents and other federal law enforcement officials will be barred from private areas of city property under legislation passed by the City...
NY Daily News Politics 6 days ago
The City Council is likely to pass one controversial police reform bill by the end of the year, sources told the News — but another bill is in...
NY Daily News 6 days ago
New Yorkers will soon be able to register to vote online after the City Council passed legislation to allow it Thursday. The city Campaign Finance...
NY Daily News 6 days ago
Advocates are calling on Council Speaker Melissa Mark-Viverito to move on a bill to protect carriage horses before the end of the year, but she’s...
NY Daily News 6 days ago
The city will create an Amber Alert-style system to send out notifications about hit-and-run drivers under a bill passed by the City Council...
NY Daily News Politics 6 days ago
“Revenge porn” will soon be a crime in New York City. The City Council voted Thursday to ban posting naked pictures or explicit videos of someone...
NY Daily News Politics 6 days ago
City Councilwoman Elizabeth Crowley is conceding defeat after an underdog challenger derailed her re-election bid. A Board of Elections count of...
NY Daily News 7 days ago
MTA boss Joe Lhota rode a different kind of F train Wednesday. Lhota went on a profane tirade after a Metropolitan Transportation Authority board...
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