T/de-blasio

  1. Why ‘Stop-and-Frisk’ Inflamed Black and Hispanic Neighborhoods New York, Today

    Michael Bloomberg has apologized for overseeing an expansion of the controversial street-stop program as mayor.

  2. New York to Use 18,000 City Workers to Identify and Help Homeless New York, November 14

    The effort is the latest attempt from Mayor Bill de Blasio to tackle street homelessness, an intractable problem throughout his administration.

  3. Bloomberg for President? ‘No Way,’ His Successor Says New York, November 11

    Mayor Bill de Blasio portrayed Michael Bloomberg as out of touch with Democratic values: “a billionaire who epitomizes the status quo.”

  4. Don’t Let Party Hacks Hijack Election Reform Opinion, November 7

    A nine-member commission is poised to squander a chance at needed changes.

  5. Could a Retired General Become New York’s First Female Mayor? New York, November 6

    Loree K. Sutton, a retired Army brigadier general and former city commissioner, announced her candidacy for mayor on Wednesday.

  6. For Third Time, Mayor Passes Over a Black Chief to Run the N.Y.P.D. New York, November 5

    Mayor Bill de Blasio defended his choice of a white police commissioner, saying the job was a “special calling.”

  7. N.Y.P.D’s Next Police Commissioner: What to Know About Dermot Shea New York, November 4

    The new leader of America’s largest police force is a 28-year department veteran who started as a beat officer in the Bronx.

  8. New York’s Cultural Affairs Leader Makes Surprise Exit Arts, October 31

    Tom Finkelpearl, the city’s cultural affairs commissioner, helped spearhead the city’s efforts to tie funding to diversity at arts institutions.

  9. Why 250 Miles of Bike Lanes Are Being Built New York, October 29

    Tuesday: The mayor and the City Council have agreed on a bill after a spate of cyclist deaths.

  10. After Spike in Deaths, New York to Get 250 Miles of Protected Bike Lanes New York, October 28

    The city will build the lanes as part of a $1.7 billion street safety plan to be adopted by Mayor Bill de Blasio and the City Council.

  11. New York’s Race to Build Monuments Runs Into Friction on the Ground Arts, October 25

    The city’s plan to commemorate women, people of color and others overlooked in the past is leading to fights over who should be honored and how.

  12. The Fight to Integrate Public Schools New York, October 21

    Can the largest public school system in the U.S. educate students fairly if it’s also one of the most segregated?

  13. Inside the Last, Desperate Days of de Blasio’s 2020 Campaign New York, October 21

    “We both knew that this was a Don Quixote mission,” said one donor who was solicited by Mayor Bill de Blasio as the end drew near.

  14. Beaten and Left in Solitary Confinement, He Thought He Would Die New York, October 20

    Transferred off Rikers Island, he was among four young men who won a $980,000 settlement after a lawsuit described brutal beatings at an Albany jail.