By Paul Bedard | 02/28/14 10:19 AM
Out of the blue, House Republicans have a new way to promote charter schools -- challenge newly-elected New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio's attack on the facilities that have the support of President Obama and New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo. The new mayor on Thursday moved to block three new...
By Charlie Spiering | 02/20/14 10:40 AM
New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio reacted to New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie's comments, criticizing him for pushing "income equality." Christie, the Republican governor of New Jersey, called de Blasio's ideas a recipe for mediocrity, and said that the fundamental idea of America was more...
By Timothy P. Carney | 02/19/14 09:23 AM
New York City's new mayor Bill de Blasio promises to be the apotheosis of progressive politics, blending retread Leftist ideas from the 1970s and pioneering new Big Brother plans.
By Jonathan Lemire | 02/13/14 08:20 AM
New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio unveiled his first budget proposal Wednesday, revealing that the nation's largest city has a surplus but warning that it still faces stark fiscal challenges due to the expired labor contracts of all 150 municipal unions.
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.
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...
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.
By Associated Press | 01/28/14 09:43 AM
State health officials awarded $56 million to a dozen hospitals and nursing homes even as the governor repeated dire warnings Monday that some Brooklyn hospitals will close without more federal help.
By Charlie Spiering | 01/24/14 10:45 AM
New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio explained that Gov. Andrew Cuomo, D-N.Y., was right in saying that conservative views were not welcome in New York, according to Breitbart News reporter Kerry Picket.
By Washington Examiner | 03/05/14
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