Bill de Blasio
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Has De Blasio Made New York Unlivable?
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NY City Hall "Demoralized"
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De Blasio: AOC "Just Wrong"
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Donald Trump Calls Black Lives Matter Mural a ‘Symbol of Hate’
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U.S. coronavirus cases hit new record
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NY police officer suspended over apparent chokehold
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Trump opposed to removing Roosevelt statue in NYC
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Should Bill De Blasio Resign?
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Mayor Bill de Blasio Says NYC Will Divert Police Funds to Social Services
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Mourners gather to honor George Floyd as push to reform U.S. police intensifies
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Minneapolis vows to disband police force
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NYC Mayor Promises 'Intense Change' With Police Reform Proposals
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Petition To Impeach Bill De Blasio Gains Steam
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Mayor and governor at odds over NYC looting
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NYC mayor: 'The National Guard should not be brought here'
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'Not acceptable' for police to drive into a crowd: NYC Mayor
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Tear gas fired at protesters outside White House
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U.S. cities braced for another night of violence
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Inside Eleven Madison Park's kitchen that now serves New York's hungry
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New York Might Have Avoided Becoming US Epicenter Coronavirus Outbreak
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Parts of NY, VA and MD reopen in patchwork start
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Trump calls proposed Black Lives Matter mural outside Trump Tower 'a symbol of hate'New York Mayor Bill de Blasio said painting Black Lives Matter on Fifth Avenue is designed in part to send a message to President Trump.
Indoor dining in NYC delayed due to virus fearsNew York City Mayor Bill de Blasio said Wednesday that he was delaying the planned resumption of indoor dining at restaurants in the city out of fear it would cause a spike in coronavirus infections...
17 officers disciplined in death of transgender woman at Rikers IslandNew York Mayor Bill de Blasio said four officers, including one captain, faced immediate suspension without pay.
New York City to enter phase two of reopening on June 22: mayorNew York City will begin phase two of reopening on Monday, Mayor Bill de Blasio said on Thursday, citing continued improvements in coronavirus data.
Trump and de Blasio: ‘Together, at the Wrong Time in History’The chief executives of the country and its biggest city have found themselves diminished as leaders, lacking the trust of the people they serve.
De Blasio on new NYPD reforms, body-cam footageDe Blasio on new NYPD reforms, body-cam footage
A N.Y. Street Is Named for Robert E. Lee. Officials Want That Changed.Mayor Bill de Blasio joined two congressional lawmakers in urging the military to rename General Lee Avenue, a main street on an Army base in Brooklyn.
Protests Today: Live Updates and VideoMinneapolis lawmakers vowed to dismantle the city’s police department. Mayor Bill de Blasio said some New York City police funding would be redirected to social services. Joe Biden is scheduled to..
New York City mayor ends 8 p.m. curfew a day earlyNew York City Mayor Bill de Blasio ended a nightly curfew on Sunday, a day earlier than he had planned.
New York officials defend curfew, subway safety ahead of Monday reopeningMayor Bill de Blasio on Friday said New York is on track to reopen on Monday from the coronavirus lockdown that turned the most populous U.S. city into a virtual ghost town, restarting work at 32,000..
NYC mayor condemns attack on police officersMayor Bill de Blasio condemned an attack on police officers on anti-looting patrol in Brooklyn Wednesday as "unacceptable." Two other officers suffered gunshot wounds to the hands and all three are..
NYC Mayor Bill de Blasio's daughter Chiara de Blasio arrested during George Floyd protestChiara de Blasio was arrested Saturday, according to the NYPD. She is one of thousands arrested during protests over the death of George Floyd.
NYPD arrests hundreds after violent Floyd protestNew York City Mayor Bill de Blasio says protesters and police officers will be held accountable for acts of violence at a demonstration in Brooklyn that left people bloodied and vehicles burned. (May..
New York City mayor outlines first reopening step, lawmakers push for outdoor diningNew York Mayor Bill de Blasio on Thursday outlined the first steps for reopening the United States' most populous city, envisioning up to 400,000 people heading back to their workplaces, an easing of..
At least 200,000 New Yorkers to return to work in phase one of city's reopening: mayorNew York City Mayor Bill de Blasio on Thursday outlined what the first phase of a gradual reopening will look like in the most populous U.S. city, and said he expected between 200,000 and 400,000..
AP Top Stories May 17 PHere are the top stories for Sunday, May 17th: Netanyahu swears in new government; Bill De Blasio explains decision to close NY area beaches; Albanian police clash with opposition supporters; Health..
52 NYC children have syndrome linked to virusA total of 52 children in New York City have been diagnosed with an inflammatory syndrome possibly linked to COVID-19 and another 10 cases are pending, Mayor Bill de Blasio said Tuesday. Of those 62..
NYC mayor eyes June for reopeningNew York City Mayor Bill de Blasio said Monday the likelihood of nonessential businesses reopening in the near future points to a June. He cited new number of cases of the coronavirus as a major..
NYC to limit entry into some parks, may expandNew York City Mayor Bill de Blasio says police officers will start limiting access to a handful of parks whose visitors have become poster children for bad social distancing. (May 8)
NYPD social distancing patrols turn violentNew York Mayor Bill de Blasio is standing by the practice of using police to enforce social distancing even after multiple instances when enforcement led to violent confrontations. (May 8)
NYC to ramp up antibody testingNew York City is starting to ramp up its COVID-19 antibody testing. Previously, antibody testing had been aimed at frontline workers, but Mayor Bill de Blasio said the new testing push will include..
De Blasio: Trump enjoys 'stabbing his home town in the back' by demeaning state bailoutsThe New York City Mayor said Trump "seems to enjoy stabbing his home town in the back" after he dismissed interest in bailing out blue states.
NYC Mayor Bill de Blasio: Bodies in trucks is 'unconscionable'New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio is calling the actions of a funeral home in Brooklyn "unconscionable," after police found at least 50 bodies stored away on ice in rented trucks outside the business..
Police, Mayor break up funeral over virus concernsNew York City Mayor Bill de Blasio oversaw the dispersal of a large, tightly packed Hasidic Jewish funeral and lashed out at the mourners who had gathered in defiance of social distancing rules. (29..
NYC mayor Bill de Blasio explains breaking up Jewish funeralNYC Mayor Bill de Blasio said it was unacceptable to gather in large numbers in times of a pandemic, and promised consequences for those who don't follow the rules _ even if the gathering is for a..
NYC students to get virus-altered grading systemNew York City schools will implement a new grading system for the remainder of the coronavirus-disrupted school year, Mayor Bill de Blasio announced Tuesday. (April 28)
New York City needs $7.4 billion in federal aid amid coronavirus: mayorNew York City needs a $7.4 billion in federal aid to offset economic losses from the coronavirus, Mayor Bill de Blasio said on Sunday, urging President Donald Trump to push his fellow Republicans in..
De Blasio: More testing coming; fireworks, tooMayor Bill de Blasio told reporters Wednesday that increased testing is coming to New York City. (April 22)
NYC announces strategic reserve, new ventilatorsNew York City Mayor Bill de Blasio has announced the city has set up a strategic reserve for the production and stockpiling of medical equipment. He said the first purchase includes 3,000 "bridge"..
New York mayor says lack of coronavirus testing may delay city reopeningNew York City Mayor Bill de Blasio said on Monday that it could take weeks if not months before the country's most populous city reopens due to a lack of widespread testing, even as officials elsewhere..
NYC to open testing sites in hard-hit communitiesNew York City will open new coronavirus testing sites for hard-hit communities. Mayor Bill de Blasio said Friday that five walk-in testing sites will focus on those 65 and older in areas with high..
NYC Mayor: We need a federal bailoutNew York City's mayor Thursday called on President Trump to 'bailout' Trump's 'hometown' from the economic crisis caused by the coronavirus pandemic. The city expects a $7.4 billion budget hit in the..
NYC Mayor: May-June we hope to ease restrictionsNew York City Mayor Bill de Blasio said Tuesday said that he hopes to ease some of the social distancing restrictions "somewhere between May and June." (April 14)
New York City mayor orders public schools shut for rest of school year; Cuomo says it's his callNew York City Mayor Bill de Blasio said on Saturday public schools will remain closed for the rest of the school year as the city battles the novel coronavirus outbreak.
New York City public schools to remain closed for rest of school year: mayorNew York City Mayor Bill de Blasio said on Saturday public schools will remain closed for the rest of the school year as the city battles the outbreak of the novel coronavirus.
De Blasio: Social distancing must continue in NYCMayor Bill de Blasio said Thursday that New York City needs continued social distancing plus more conoravirus testing capacity in order to reach a point where the loosening of restrictions could be..
Virus in NYC hits black, Hispanic New Yorkers hardNew York City's death toll from the coronavirus has been disproportionately high in black and Hispanic communities, and the city is starting an outreach campaign for those residents, Mayor Bill de..
Miracle in Plymouth: UAW worker celebrates Ford making 1M face shields in 13 daysNew York Mayor Bill de Blasio praises Ford for helping protect first responders as Ford-UAW workers build around the clock a million face shields.
New York mayor begs for more U.S. aid as jobs data confirms economic carnageNew York Mayor Bill de Blasio pleaded with the U.S. government for more help in expectation of a surge in COVID-19 cases next week, as new statistics emerged confirming that hundreds of thousands of..
65K hospital beds needed in NY by end of AprilNew York Mayor Bill de Blasio said on Wednesday the city needs an additional 65,000 hospital beds to help in the fight against the coronavirus. New York had a "tremendous start" with some 20,000 beds..
Cuomo Is a Media Hero in the Pandemic. De Blasio Is a Scapegoat.The mayor of New York, who is often disdainful of the media, has become an irresistible punching bag.
350 more hospital beds for NY fight against virusNew York Mayor Bill de Blasio said on Tuesday an additional 350 hospital beds will be made available next week at the tennis center that hosts the U.S. Open to help fight the spread of the coronavirus...
New York City to probe Amazon firing of warehouse workerNew York City Mayor Bill de Blasio said on Tuesday he had ordered the city's human rights commissioner to investigate the dismissal of a worker at an Amazon.com warehouse who had participated in a..
De Blasio issues grim warning over virus threatDe Blasio issues grim warning over virus threat
NYC removes bball hoops to enforce social distanceMayor Bill de Blasio urges New Yorkers to practice social distancing and to stay home and he is now upping his actions in hopes of persuading more New Yorkers to do so. (March 26).
De Blasio: New York is the "epiccenter"of national crisisNew York's Mayor Bill de Blasio warned on Tuesday the city was in a "battle to stop the spread of the coronavirus. At a briefing in City Hall, the mayor said New York was "the epicenter of this crisis..
New York begs for federal help over coronavirus as Fed sets up fiscal supportsNew York Mayor Bill de Blasio pleaded for help from the federal government and from private citizens to fight the coronavirus outbreak as the U.S. Federal Reserve launched an extraordinary array of..
NY mayor: City weeks from running out of suppliesNew York Mayor Bill de Blasio on Thursday announced New York City was just weeks away from hospital supplies needed to treat victims of the coronavirus. He lashed out at President Donald Trump as "the..
New York City 'almost to point' of recommending 'shelter-in-place' to Governor, NYC Mayor saysNew York City Mayor Bill de Blasio said on Wednesday that he was "almost to the point" of recommending to New York Governor Andrew Cuomo that the city implement a 'shelter-in-place' policy that would..
Bill de Blasio: COVID-19 is a wartime scenario. President Trump needs to act like it is.Our federal government should immediately nationalize production of the medical supplies Americans need.