NYC Politics

Commissioner Alan Schulkin at Federation of Teachers Christmas party. [Veritas Visuals] 0

Secret Video Shows NYC Elections Commissioner Accusing de Blasio for ‘Voter Fraud’

10/13/2016 1:40 PM Updated: 6 months ago

On a secret video, Democratic Elections Commissioner Alan Schulkin was shown revealing his true feelings about Mayor de Blasio, while making claims about the voter fraud in

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(Video) First Lady Speaks Live at a Hillary Rally

10/13/2016 1:00 PM Updated: 6 months ago

First Lady, Michelle Obama gives a speech at a Hillary Rally explaining Donald Trump’s comments were not just locker room banter. She explains we can not

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Councilman Greenfield Urges All to Vote; Registration Deadline Tomorrow

10/13/2016 11:00 AM Updated: 6 months ago

In this highly polarized election, every vote counts—now more than ever. And for those who are not yet registered, the deadline is tomorrow October 14. “The

New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio and his family stand with former U.S. President Bill Clinton and Secretary Hillary Clinton in the City Hall Blue Room after his inauguration, January 1, 2014. (Photo: Mayor's Office) 0

Leaked Emails Show de Blasio Working with Clinton Campaign

10/13/2016 9:20 AM Updated: 6 months ago

Emails leaked Wednesday through Wikileaks show that Mayor Bill de Blasio was active in the Hillary Clinton campaign earlier this year while he publicly withheld support

Cheryl A. Moore, left, joins Winston C. Fisher, right, on the New York City Regional Economic Development Council. (Graphic: JP) 0

Cuomo Appoints New Chair to Troubled NYC Econ Council (Updated)

10/11/2016 3:45 PM Updated: 6 months ago

Governor Andrew Cuomo appointed Cheryl A. Moore to co-chair the New York City Regional Economic Development Council, which is charged with awarding state funds to private

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Gov. Cuomo to Honor Thompson’s Legacy With Half Staff Flags

10/09/2016 8:52 PM

Governor Cuomo announced in a press conference that he is ordering all flags to be flown half staff in honor of remembering District Attorney Ken Thompson’s

Rudy Giuliani, seen here in 2009, failed to change the conversation on Trump (Photo: Bill Fish) 0

(Video) Watch Giuliani Laugh When Pressed on Trump Scandal

10/09/2016 2:51 PM Updated: 6 months ago

Former Mayor Rudy Giuliani spoke to CNN’s Jake Tapper earlier today, fielding questions about the latest Donald Trump scandal. Giuliani called the remarks horrible, then attempted

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Cuomo, de Blasio Weigh in on Trump Tape Scandal

10/09/2016 11:09 AM

New York’s two most prominent politicians weighed in yesterday on the latest scandal to attach itself to Republican presidential nominee Donald Trump. A tape of Trump

De Blasio announced his plan to arrest only sellers and manufacturers of K2 last year, but the NYPD may not be aware of it (Photo: captured by JP) 0

NYPD Ignores de Blasio, Continues K2 Arrests

10/06/2016 8:46 AM Updated: 6 months ago

The Village Voice reported this week that the NYPD has continued to ticket and arrest individuals for possessing K2, a synthetic drug meant to replicate the

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First Lady McCray Tackles Mental Health in NYC

10/05/2016 5:00 PM Updated: 6 months ago

The city will deploy 110 Mental Health Service Corps (MHSC) throughout New York to serve populations that are at highest mental risk. The MHSC is comprised of

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Bad Credit Scores No Longer Disqualifies You From Affordable Housing

10/05/2016 1:40 PM Updated: 6 months ago

The process for securing affordable housing has recently become more streamlined so that it no longer discriminates on those who have bad credit scores, among other

Gov. Cuomo intends to revamp crossings to increase security measures and to beautify the city. [via Twitter] 0

Governor Cuomo Unveils Ambitious Plan to Rebuild NYC Tunnels and Bridges

10/05/2016 1:20 PM Updated: 6 months ago

Gov. Cuomo is about to embark in one of the city’s most ambitious renovation plans.  As part of the city’s renovation plan, Long Island railroad will be

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Mayor de Blasio Attempts to Right His Wrong Over Rivington House Scandal

09/30/2016 12:40 PM Updated: 6 months ago

In order to amend the oversight in the de Blasio administration over the Rivington House scandal, the mayor announced yesterday that they will set aside another site for

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Councilman Deutsch to Introduce Bill for Motorists

09/29/2016 6:11 PM

Councilman Chaim Deutsch introduced a bill yesterday that would enable motorists to receive their accident reports through email. Deutsch sent out a statement yesterday to reiterate

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Councilman Greenfield Wants to Make It Easier to Avoid Garbage Trucks

09/29/2016 4:00 PM Updated: 6 months ago

Councilman David Greenfield hopes to ease traffic in neighborhoods by passing legislation that would require garbage trucks in NYC to install GPS tracking devices so commuters

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Deputy Mayor Gets Interrogated by City Council Regarding Rivington House Scandal

09/29/2016 2:00 PM Updated: 6 months ago

Deputy Mayor Anthony Shorris gave testimony before NYC council on the scandal involving Rivington House this Thursday afternoon. The de Blasio administration allowed a deal to

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Wells Fargo CEO denied $41 Million in Compensation Post-scandal

09/28/2016 9:40 AM Updated: 7 months ago

New York (AFP) – Wells Fargo CEO John Stumpf will forgo $41 million in compensation, the bank’s board of directors announced Tuesday, as punishment for a

Trump and Clinton spared over stop-and-frisk policies yesterday. (Photo: AFP) 0

Fact-checking the Fact Checkers: Stop-and-Frisk Edition

09/27/2016 4:00 PM Updated: 7 months ago

One of the most heated points of yesterday’s presidential debate regarded New York City crime and stop-and-frisk, the controversial police tactic that ended in 2014. Here’s


(Video) Hillary Clinton’s First Rally After the Debate

09/27/2016 3:00 PM Updated: 7 months ago
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Governor Cuomo Announces Plans to Transform Post Office Into Major Transport Hub

09/27/2016 2:40 PM Updated: 7 months ago

Governor Andrew Cuomo announced plans Tuesday for the transformation of New York’s James A. Farley Post Office into a major transportation hub. Speaking at the Association