Michael Bloomberg has apologized for overseeing an expansion of the controversial street-stop program as mayor.
The effort is the latest attempt from Mayor Bill de Blasio to tackle street homelessness, an intractable problem throughout his administration.
Mayor Bill de Blasio portrayed Michael Bloomberg as out of touch with Democratic values: “a billionaire who epitomizes the status quo.”
A nine-member commission is poised to squander a chance at needed changes.
Loree K. Sutton, a retired Army brigadier general and former city commissioner, announced her candidacy for mayor on Wednesday.
Mayor Bill de Blasio defended his choice of a white police commissioner, saying the job was a “special calling.”
The new leader of America’s largest police force is a 28-year department veteran who started as a beat officer in the Bronx.
Tom Finkelpearl, the city’s cultural affairs commissioner, helped spearhead the city’s efforts to tie funding to diversity at arts institutions.
Tuesday: The mayor and the City Council have agreed on a bill after a spate of cyclist deaths.
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.
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.
Can the largest public school system in the U.S. educate students fairly if it’s also one of the most segregated?
“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.
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.