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Serious Questions Greet Speaker Candidates in Bronx
Update: Election Board Defends Poll-Site Notifications
Hopes for De Blasio: High and Low, Specific vs. Sweeping
Bronx Voters Skip Ballot Questions in Big Numbers
High Hopes for De Blasio from Bronx Muslims
Losing an Election 195 to 1, But Ready to Run Again
An Election Day Saga at P.S. 6
Campaign 2013, Seen from Brownsville
Poll Site Changes Cause Confusion in Brooklyn
For Bronx-Based Mayoral Candidate, It Ain't Easy Being Green
Little Enthusiasm Among Young Bronx Voters
If Bronx Voters Wrote the Victory Speech
2013 Mayoral Race Continues Lonely Era for Bronx Republicans
Bet on Casinos Means Rewards, Risks
Senior Advocates Target Voters Despite Mayoral Polls
Carrión Fights for Strong Bronx Finish
Bronx Disabled Voters Mixed on Polling Machines
Lessons of Willets Point: Relocation Fears for Workers
Score the Final Mayoral Debate at Home
One-time Council Hopeful Has $70K in War Chest
So say some analysts. The truth is more complicated.
The progressive wave that ushered in Bill de Blasio's election is also reshaping how the City Council operates—although a hearing this week revealed the nuances and complexities of tinkering with the rules.
The mayor laid out a 2015 budget steeped in progressive policies, heavy on uncertainty and laced with criticism of his predecessor.
Carl Weisbrod will have huge influence over individual rezoning plans. But some planners want him to think more about the process the city uses to plot its future course.
The mayor's first annual address offered a few new policy pledges and a starker theme to his critique of income inequality.
Now that Chirlane McCray is chairing the Fund to Advance New York City, she'll be positioned to address some of the weaknesses in disclosure that affect it and other city-linked nonprofits.
It's early, but here are five takeaways from the new mayor's first month in office.
The mayor's move to settle a lawsuit over the NYPD practice closes one chapter in the history of the NYPD. The next one is now being written.
The mayor's appointments to the Rent Guidelines Board will be critical to protecting nearly a million households.
Gov. Cuomo is promising to provide Mayor de Blasio's UPK plan without a tax hike. Sixteen years ago, Albany promised to provide pre-K to every four-year-old in the state. It didn't deliver.
In an era when innovation has great currency in policy debates, the mayor's first big move on economic inequality was pretty old school: the notion that when you're sick, you can stay home and get better.
The NYPD is no NSA, but the Bloomberg administration's intelligence gathering rankled many. How different will Mayor de Blasio's approach be?
The mayor is taking steps toward fulfilling a campaign promise to eliminate deaths on the road. How low can New York go?
Mayor de Blasio may still not get his tax on the rich to pay for pre-K and afterschool programs. But he's already a lot closer than most pundits thought he'd get.
The progressives who lifted Melissa Mark-Viverito into the speaker's chair have called for reforms to reduce the speaker's authority. What will that mean for the de Blasio agenda?
The mayor promises to tackle inequality. In our latest Nation-City Limits blog post, we look at how to measure whether he succeeds.
If Bill de Blasio's offensive on Melissa Mark-Viverito's behalf was unprecedented and a tad unseemly, the counterstrike by the mainstream media has more than made up for it.
Follow our coverage of the inauguration.
On Sunday Mayor-elect Bill de Blasio named a black man to be his corporation counsel. Will that quell concerns about the diversity of the incoming administration?
In our latest post, we look at the buzz surrounding the choice for the next City Council speaker.
Saturday, March 15, 2014
8:00p - 11:00p
Hunter College Roosevelt House Public Policy Institute Presents Summer in the City: John Lindsay, New York, and the American Dream
Thursday, March 20, 2014
5:00p - 7:00p
Saturday, March 22, 2014
11:00a - 4:00p
The mayor's progressive agenda will be incomplete unless he attacks the growing disengagement of New York's citizens—starting with these five steps to get young people excited about democracy.
As a new team prepares to take over the NYC Mayor’s Office of Operations, a former staffer there offers some words of advice.
Four years after coming close to upsetting an incumbent, what led a Brooklyn activist to stay on the sidelines? And what does that choice say about the risks and rewards of public life?
Neither Joe Lhota nor Bill de Blasio will write the kind of personal checks that Mayor Bloomberg did. But that doesn't mean they can afford to ignore this important sector.
Bill de Blasio won the Democratic primary. Sal Albanese did not. But thanks to poor coverage of the race, the former councilman argues, New York's voters are the real losers.
"Mayor Bloomber says it's Manhattan's turn to help take out New York's trash, but opposition is numerous and staunch."
New York can become a leader in environmentally sound development - if big business buys in. Here's how well-paid professionals are building a marketplace movement.