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Mayor Bill de Blasio signs Vision Zero legislation in Queens last month.  (Diana Robinson/Mayor

Bill de Blasio Takes Bill Signings on the Road and Gets ‘Two Bites of the Apple’

Mayor Bill de Blasio signs Vision Zero legislation in Queens last month. (Diana Robinson/Mayor’s Office) When it comes to turning key initiatives into law, Mayor Bill de Blasio has been  bringing the process on the road — transforming the ho-hum bill hearing and signing routine into a multi-day event. While his predecessor typically signed bills into law immediately […]

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Mayor Bill De Blasio Creates Re-Election Campaign Account

Mayor Bill de Blasio has created a campaign account for 2017 with the New York City Campaign Finance Board and has been quietly fundraising during the past few months, people familiar with the matter said. New York – The Huffington Post

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Christie Vetoes Bill Cutting Guns’ Ammunition Capacity

Gov. Chris Christie vetoed a gun-control bill that would have reduced the ammunition capacity of gun magazines, saying New Jersey should instead focus on improving its mental-health system. WSJ.com: Newyork Main

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Theater Review: David Hare’s ‘Skylight’ Stars Bill Nighy and Carey Mulligan

A new production of David Hare’s “Skylight,” at Wyndham’s Theater in London, stars Bill Nighy and Carey Mulligan. NYT > Theater

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Mayor Bill de Blasio eats a hot dog between contest co-founder George Shea and Joey Chestnut. (Rob Bennett/Office of the Mayor)

Bill de Blasio Relishes His First Nathan’s Hot Dog Eating Contest Weigh-In

Mayor Bill de Blasio eats a hot dog in between contest co-founder George Shea and Joey Chestnut. (Rob Bennett/Office of the Mayor) The Blue Room at City Hall went to the dogs Thursday. Hot dogs, that is–and hot dog puns were on the menu when Mayor Bill de Blasio oversaw the “weigh-in” of the contestants […]

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Martin Scorcese’s period piece pegged Diaz as Jenny Everdeane, the love interest of Amsterdam Vallon (Leonardo DiCaprio), who goes to New York City seeking revenge against his father’s killer, Bill the Butcher.

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Bill de Blasio Does Not Think The Cannibal Cop Should Get His Job Back

To Mayor Bill de Blasio, the idea of the man dubbed the “cannibal cop” returning to the NYPD is a little hard to swallow. “No, I don’t think he should ever get his job back, and I think it’s a troubling situation,” Mr. de Blasio said of former cop Gilberto Valle at an unrelated press conference […]

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A Mixed Bill at the Met

A Wall Street Journal analysis of box-office data shows new productions spearheaded by the Met’s general manager Peter Gelb have had mixed success. WSJ.com: Newyork Main

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A NYCLASS protest. (Photo: Facebook)

NYCLASS Furious That Bill de Blasio Hasn’t Banned Horse Carriages Yet

A NYCLASS protest. (Photo: Facebook) NYCLASS may be ready to put Mayor Bill de Blasio out to pasture. The powerful animal rights group, along with other disgruntled activists in the city, is furious that the de Blasio administration has still not banned horse-drawn carriages from city streets, sources say. NYCLASS, which is short for New […]

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Assemblywoman Gabriela Rosa with ally State Senator Adriano Espaillat and the future mayor, Bill de Blasio in 2012. (Screengrab: NY1)

Bill de Blasio Didn’t Know Gabriela Rosa Was Charged

Assemblywoman Gabriela Rosa with ally State Senator Adriano Espaillat and the future mayor, Bill de Blasio, in 2012. (Screengrab: NY1) Mayor Bill de Blasio hadn’t even heard about Assemblywoman Gabriela Rosa’s plan to plead guilty to public corruption charges Friday afternoon. “I literally am hearing it the first from you,” Mr. de Blasio told the […]

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City Council approves ID card bill

New York City officials are making a push for every New Yorker to sign up for an identity card. Supporters of legislation passed by the City Council say this is really going to help undocumented immigrants. It will allow them to open bank accounts, cash a check, sign a lease, or see a doctor. The […]

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Bill de Blasio On Pace of Staffing Up: ‘You Better Damn Well Get It Right’

Mayor Bill de Blasio harkened back to the earlier days of his administration Friday, with a press conference to announcing a new commissioner. But even as the news came in late June, and at least one other key spot remains unfilled, the mayor said he was pleased with the pace of his staffing up. “These […]

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Cuomo Signs Bill Seeking Reforms at Queens Library

The bill calls for radical changes in the library system and comes shortly after reports that library executives misdirected money and possibly steered contracts. NYT > N.Y. / Region

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Councilman Danny Dromm at an I.D. card rally. (Photo: Kelly Weill)

City Council Votes Overwhelmingly to Pass Municipal I.D. Bill

Councilman Danny Dromm at an I.D. card rally. (Photo: Kelly Weill) The City Council voted overwhelmingly today to approve the creation of municipal identification cards that will allow immigrants living in the country illegally to access crucial city services. Mayor Bill de Blasio will sign the bill into law, spearheading yet another piece of liberal […]

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Mayor Bill de Blasio at his first contract agreement, with the United Federation of Teachers.

Bill de Blasio Strikes Tentative Labor Deal With Nurses and 1199 Members

Mayor Bill de Blasio at his first contract agreement, with the United Federation of Teachers. The city has reached a tentative agreement with the members of 1199 SEIU United Healthcare Workers East and New York State Nurses Association employed by the city – akin to the deal the city brokered with the teachers’ union, Mayor Bill […]

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