Stories tagged: Bill de Blasio
Sun., April 30, 2017, 1:01 p.m.
New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio announces plan for free preschool for 3-year-olds
Free preschool for 4-year-olds was a signature issue that helped New York City’s mayor win office in 2013. Now up for re-election, Bill de Blasio wants to add thousands of …
Thu., April 20, 2017, 10:25 a.m.
De Blasio proposes raising cigarette pack price to $13 in New York
New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio and the city council proposed raising the minimum price of pack of cigarettes to $13, reducing the number of tobacco retailers and banning …
Mon., Sept. 19, 2016, 6:54 a.m.
Naturalized Afghanistan citizen sought in Manhattan blast
Associated Press NEW YORK – Authorities are looking for a naturalized Afghanistan citizen for questioning in a weekend explosion in a Manhattan neighborhood that injured 29 people as the governor …
Tue., April 12, 2016, 8:40 a.m.
NYC mayor, Hillary Clinton taking heat over comedy skit
Democratic presidential front-runner Hillary Clinton and New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio have come under fire over a comedy skit that some people feel was racially insensitive.
Mon., March 7, 2016, 9:14 a.m.
NYC enacts anti-discrimination rules for city facilities
A regulation that ensures people visiting New York City facilities can use restrooms or locker rooms aligned with their gender identity was enacted Monday.
Sun., Jan. 4, 2015, 11:40 a.m.
Mayor eulogizes officer as cops turn backs
Thousands of police turned their backs Sunday as Mayor Bill de Blasio eulogized an officer shot dead with his partner, repeating a stinging display of scorn for the mayor despite …