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Bushwick Rallies for Better Parks
Complex Changes in Low-Level Arrests Under De Blasio
De Blasio Housing Plan Promises Inclusion, Density
How de Blasio Can Fix FOIL
Juvenile Justice Reform Falls Short of Goals
Is the Bronx as Progressive as De Blasio Says?
Advocates Want Housing Battle Fought on Many Fronts
What the Bronx Wants From De Blasio
Advocates to de Blasio: Fix Childcare System
Mott Haven Up For Grabs in Mayor's Race
Budget Cut Avoided, But Children's Services Still Show Strain
Bill de Blasio is the 109th mayor of the City of New York.
A rally today will call on the de Blasio administration to add money to the budget for summer youth employment, which has shrunk even as teen unemployment remains startling high.
The modest growth in the city budget proposed by Mayor de Blasio encompasses the ups and downs that individual departments face. <b>This story has been corrected.</b>
Amid widespread praise for the mayor's 10-year, 200,000-unit, $41 billion affordable housing plan, a few notes of caution were sounded.
Some welfare foes fear the progressive mayor will reverse years of declining rolls. Critics of welfare reform hope he does just that.
From preservation to permanence, housing court to homelessness, here are some of the elements we'll be eyeing.
Some background on the “rental payment" that has the mayor and a councilman facing off.
In the distance race that is a New York City mayoral administration, Bill de Blasio has moved beyond the starting-line cheers and into the long, grueling middle.
The settlement of the long-standing legal fight over discrimination by the FDNY is at least the fifth time the de Blasio administration has broken off Bloomberg-era legal fights.
So say some analysts. The truth is more complicated.
A baselined budget doesn't mean there aren't big challenges for the city's three systems.
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.
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.
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.
City Limits' award-winning education coverage touches on some of the key issues Carmen Farina will face.
Critics have noted that combating income inequality is impossible for New York City to do alone. The latest from our Nation-City Limits blog.
In the first installation of a joint <i>Nation-City Limits</i> blogging project, we look at the enormous expectations facing the soon-to-be mayor.
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Inequities in the tax system punish renters, reward owners and contribute to economic inequality and the shortage of affordable housing in New York.
Reducing income inequality depends on a sound, fair social safety net—something the city has not had in 20 years.
For Arvernetta Henry, the stakes in the budget talks are pretty simple. With a rent subsidy, she gets out of the shelter. Without it, she doesn't.
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.
Race, Opportunity and Sequestration: This report examines ten marquee programs for Americans struggling to make it into the middle-class.
The public advocate weighs into a case involving politically powerful taxi owners, livery drivers and advocates for the disabled with an argument about separation of powers between the mayor and the City Council.