With just a few appointments to a key board, de Blasio could take a step toward lower rents for New Yorkers.
De Blasio wants mayors to turn up the heat on members of Congress who ignore cities.
There’s no way Cuomo’s plan pays for the kind of effort de Blasio got elected to provide.
The mayor’s move will extend paid sick days to hundreds of thousands of workers—an old fashioned form of economic justice in an era when “innovation” is the buzzword.
Mayor de Blasio inherits an intelligence apparatus that has spied on Muslims, infiltrated protest groups and created a huge electronic surveillance network.
Looks like Bloomberg’s not the only mayor who can set ambitious goals. But can de Blasio deliver on a promise to eliminate road fatalities?
In mid-December, the Main Library’s celebrated stacks were booked for demolition.
If the mayor can get the governor and state legislators to support him, New York could become the model for how to fund crucial priorities in a progressive, sustainable way.