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NEW YORK — Welcome to office, Mayor Bill de Blasio. Now get to work.
That’s the message from more than two dozen Gotham Gazette readers who submitted their advice
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NEW YORK — The historic overhaul of New York City government this year goes well beyond the mayor's office.
There are 21 new members of the City Council,
NEW YORK — Transportation Alternatives Executive Director Paul Steely White gambles that incoming Police Commissioner Bill Bratton will land on the cover of Time magazine for “drastically reducing traffic fatalities.”
A Latino advocacy organization is calling attention to what it says is a “disturbing pattern” of “marginal inclusion” of Hispanics among Mayor-elect Bill de Blasio’s top-level appointments.
In a letter sent
NEW YORK — The City Council is expected to mark its final all-member meeting of the year on a note of legislative triumph — and by saying goodbye to nearly
Mayor-elect Bill de Blasio's pick for city budget director was once referred to as the "right arm" of state Assembly Speaker Sheldon Silver by the longtime power broker himself.
Mayor-elect Bill de Blasio's transition team is promising an inauguration in early January that will feature "an unprecedented level of access for the people of New York to their newly-elected
Mayor-elect Bill de Blasio's transition team has announced that outgoing Commissioner for the Aging Lilliam Barrios-Paoli will be the city’s new deputy mayor for health and human services.
“I’ve spent the
The City Council took the biggest leap yet in ensuring the Bronx’s long-vacant Kingsbridge Armory development into an ice-skating rink complex, approving the project and closing out the largest hurdle
Lobbyists who have not registered with the city since December 2006 will have a year-long amnesty from financial penalties under a Council law passed on Tuesday.
The goal of the amnesty