By Associated Press | 02/12/14 08:22 AM
New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo is opposed to letting individual municipalities set their own minimum wages and tax rates, as New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio wants to do.
02/11/14 05:00 PM
NEW YORK (AP) — An administrative law judge says the owners of a New York City strip club owe $2.1 million because they weren't collecting sales tax on lap dances. The Jan. 30 ruling against Manhattan's Hustler Club echoed other recent court decisions which have held that strip club lap...
By Associated Press | 02/11/14 09:16 AM
Advocates for allowing New York City officials to raise the minimum wage locally are heading to the state Capitol.
By David B. Caruso | 02/10/14 08:09 AM
Time may be running out for the iconic horse carriages that carry tourists around Central Park. Mayor Bill de Blasio already has declared his intention to shut down the industry, saying it is inhumane to keep horses in modern-day Manhattan.
02/09/14 03:11 PM
NEW YORK — Bill de Blasio stooped his 6-foot-5 frame for hours to shake hands with regular New Yorkers touring Gracie Mansion, telling them the opulent mayoral residence was "the people's house." Clad in a jacket and jeans, he cheerfully posed for a TV crew while shoveling snow outside his...
By Charles Hoskinson | 02/04/14 02:13 PM
New York Mayor Bill de Blasio says he wants to accommodate the 10 percent of students in the city's public classrooms who are Muslim by closing schools for their religious holidays. The city's public schools already close for the Jewish holiday of Rosh Hashanah, and other breaks are timed to...
By Jim Fitzgerald | 02/03/14 08:25 AM
NEW YORK — If you don't get a job because you're a woman, or you get fired because you're black, or you get transferred to the night shift because you're gay, there's a law for that. But if you're punished at work because you need time to take your child to the doctor or talk to your confused...
01/30/14 09:45 AM
Mark Peters, New York Mayor Bill de Blasio's choice to be the city's corruption watchdog, raised more than $22,000 for the mayor as a "bundler," someone who collects checks from other people and gives them to a candidate.
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