November 21, 2017

Tag Archives: Bill de Blasio

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8 Killed in Terrorist Attack in Manhattan

No evidence at this stage to suggest a wider plot or a wider scheme, says Governor Cuomo. The attacker, 29-year-old of Uzbekistan origin, shot, injured and in custody. Read More »

70 Mayors Announce Legal Action for Immigration Reforms

More than 70 cities and counties sign Texas vs. United States appeal urging immediate implementation of President Obama’s immigration executive action. Read More »

NYC Public Schools to Close During Eid Holidays

Mayor Bill de Blasio has made good on his promise by adding the two Muslim holidays of Eid al-Adha and Eid al-Fitr to the public school calendar, a sign of the increasing influence of the Muslim community in New York. Read More »

Big Response to New York City Muni ID Program

The City switched to an appointment-based system to increase ease of access for thousands of applicants who have been waiting in long lines in biting cold to apply for the Municipal ID, a signature program of Mayor Bill de Blasio's administration. Read More »

New York’s College Access Crisis

Focusing on programs that help at-risk college students achieve doesn't get them in the door, so Mayor Bill de Blasio must put more energy and funding into college access. Read More »

Big Night for McAuliffe, Christie and de Blasio

Democrats scored big in Virginia and New York while the blue state of New Jersey, which President Barack Obama had won by a margin of 18 points, re-elected Republican Chris Christie as governor for a second term. Bill de Blasio, the Democratic challenger in the New York’s one-sided mayoral race, won by huge margin against Joe Lhota, who enjoyed the ... Read More »

De Blasio Leads NYC Mayoral Primary

  Bill de Blasio edged closer to his victory in the hotly contested Democratic primary for New York City mayoral election on Tuesday, September 10. The Public Advocate had secured 40 percent of the vote with 96 percent of the precincts reporting the results. His nearest competitor was former New York City Comptroller Bill Thompson with 26 percent votes. Despite ... Read More »

Unexpected Trends in New York’s Mayoral Race

City Council Speaker Christine Quinn got three key newspaper endorsements – The New York Times, the Daily News and the New York Post – but her mayoral bid found little support in New York’s ethnic and community media. Frontrunner Bill de Blasio didn’t fare any better. A Voices of NY survey of 30 key community and ethnic papers on the ... Read More »