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 2019-11-30 23:34 

Washington Times

Sewer line backs up in Queens, pushing waste into 300 homes...

NEW YORK (AP) - A sewage backup is making for a stinky Saturday in a neighborhood near New York City's Kennedy Airport. Officials say human waste is backing up into about 300 homes in Jamaica, Queens. Mayor Bill de Blasio says crews are making repairs...

 2019-11-30 23:21 

WPIX

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Hundreds of homes suffer sewage backup in southeast Queens: officials...

JAMAICA, Queens — Hundreds of homes are dealing with a major sewage backup in Queens according to Mayor Bill de Blasio.An FDNY spokesperson said they responded to Inwood Street in Jamaica at around 1:40 p.m. Saturday for what it called a major sewag...

 2019-11-30 02:42 

NY Post

Rev. Al Sharpton's ridiculous Bloomberg slap...

Mayor Bill de Blasio didn't join in as the Rev. Al Sharpton celebrated Thanksgiving by bashing the previous two mayors, but it was still an unseemly way to honor the holiday. Perhaps de Blasio took to heart City Council Speaker Corey Johnson's rec...

 2019-11-29 15:50 

WCBS Newsradio 880

Street Closures Around Rockefeller Center Begin...

NEW YORK (WCBS 880) -- Streets around Rockefeller Center will be closed to cars starting Friday, through the new year.The volume of tourists in that area can create safety issues, according to Mayor Bill de Blasio....

 2019-11-29 00:20 

NY Post

Special Commissioner of Investigation for NYC schools is a sleeping watchdog...

If ever a whistleblower complaint rang true, it's the one charging the Special Commissioner of Investigation for city schools with slacking off to protect Mayor Bill de Blasio. As The Post's Susan Edelman reports, an explosive four-page letter sig...

 2019-11-28 21:00 

Pamela Geller

Gang of five men attack Jewish teens walking on Brooklyn street...

Hunting (for Jews) season is escalating in Brooklyn. The Leftist Mayor Bill de Blasio will not deal with this crisis, since that would mean taking action against his constituents....

 2019-11-27 18:51 

New York Magazine

Bill de Blasio's Case Against Michael Bloomberg 2020...

New York Mayor Bill de Blasio missed his chance to face his predecessor in the Democratic presidential primary, but that won't keep him from challenging Michael Bloomberg's White House ambitions. "I think it's important for the truth to co...

 2019-11-27 01:23 

Engadget

NYC city council votes to ban non-tobacco flavored e-cigarettes...

New York City is set to become the largest city in the US to ban non-tobacco flavored e-cigarettes. The city council voted 42-2 to ban them, and Mayor Bill de Blasio will sign the bill or let it pass into law, according to his deputy press secretary....

 2019-11-26 22:34 

Fast Company

Even the mere appearance of a FedEx delivery robot freaks out the mayor of NYC...

City officials were quick to tell FedEx to screw off, even though the robot's appearance was just a marketing stunt....

 2019-11-26 21:15 

NY Post

Corey Johnson scolds Bill de Blasio after mayor rips Michael Bloomberg...

City Council Speaker Corey Johnson offered Mayor Bill de Blasio a pre-Thanksgiving lesson in graciousness Tuesday, following Hizzoner's relentless criticism of former Mayor Michael Bloomberg's presidential bid. "There are things I can stand up...

 2019-11-26 18:57 

TechCrunch

FedEx robot sent packing by NYC...

FedEx's autonomous delivery bot got a cold reception from New York City officials. After the company's SameDay Bots — named Roxo — popped up on New York City streets last week, Mayor Bill de Blasio and transportation officials delivere...

 2019-11-26 18:57 

Yahoo News

FedEx robots sent packing by NYC...

FedEx's autonomous delivery bot got a cold reception from New York City officials. After the company's SameDay Bots — named Roxo — popped up on New York City streets last week, Mayor Bill de Blasio and transportation officials delivere...

 2019-11-26 17:52 

The Hill

De Blasio: 'I have spent literally six years undoing what Michael Bloomberg did'...

New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio called out Democratic presidential candidate and former Mayor Michael Bloomberg's previous support for stop-and-frisk policing, saying Bloomberg is "out of touch with what Democrats are looking for and talking ab...

 2019-11-26 17:48 

1010 WINS

Mayor de Blasio announces expansion of NYC homeless outreach program...

NEW YORK (1010 WINS) -- Mayor Bill de Blasio spoke during prayer service at St. Patrick's Cathedral and called out friends and family of homeless New Yorkers to join the citywide outreach effort and request help for loved ones....

 2019-11-26 16:26 

Newsweek.com

Bill de Blasio Says He Spent Six Years Undoing Michael Bloomberg's Work—But Still Prefers Him to 'Unhinged' Rudy Giuliani...

The New York mayor suggested Bloomberg's money made him out of touch with what voters need....

 2019-11-26 13:26 

WPIX

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City Council to vote on flavored e-cigarette ban...

NEW YORK — New York City is poised to be one of the first big cities to ban flavored vaping products, including menthol and mint.Pressure against the industry has been mounting from every political corner in New York.Mayor Bill de Blasio expressed h...

 2019-11-26 00:40 

WCBS Newsradio 880

Mayor Signs Bill Banning Sale Of Foie Gras In New York City...

Mayor Bill de Blasio on Monday signed the city's ban on foie gras into law, making the sale of controversial French dish illegal....

 2019-11-25 22:14 

Newsweek.com

New York Mayor Bill de Blasio Enacts Animal Rights Law Banning Foie Gras...

New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio signed a number of animal welfare bills into law today, including a ban on the sale of foie gras....

 2019-11-25 20:44 

Washington Examiner

'Bizarre delicacy is cruel': De Blasio signs bill banning foie gras in NYC...

Foie gras will soon be pulled from menus across New York City after Mayor Bill de Blasio signed legislation that bans sales of the French delicacy....

 2019-11-25 20:33 

NY Post

De Blasio signs bill banning foie gras in NYC by 2022...

Mayor Bill de Blasio signed the city's ban on foie gras into law Monday, making the sale of the controversial French delicacy illegal in the five boroughs by 2022. He inked the measure into law as part of a larger bill signing ceremony in Manhattan...

 2019-11-25 19:28 

The Hill

New York City mayor signs bill banning foie gras...

Selling foie gras in New York City will soon be illegal, a result of a set of animal rights legislation Mayor Bill de Blasio signed into law Monday....

 2019-11-25 11:30 

Yahoo News

Mayor De Blasio Set To Sign Animal Cruelty Bills...

New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio will sign two bills today related to animal welfare....

 2019-11-25 03:09 

WPIX

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Plan to shut down Rockefeller Center streets 'makes this city less safe,' firefighters union says...

MIDTOWN MANHATTAN — A plan to keep traffic out of the area around Rockefeller Center for the holiday season will make New Yorker's less safe, according to the Uniformed Firefighters Association.Mayor Bill De Blasio announced the changes on Frida...

 2019-11-25 02:35 

NY Post

Quit the racial demagoguery and start working for better schools...

Mayor Bill de Blasio and his schools chancellor, Richard Carranza, keep playing their race-baiting games with our schools. Yet somehow they're surprised when racist discourse spills out of their administration. Last week, de Blasio issued the blandest...

 2019-11-25 02:04 

NY Post

De Blasio's empty schools 'success'...

Mayor Bill de Blasio and schools Chancellor Richard Carranza crowed last week that their Equity and Excellence For All agenda is driving big gains in high-school graduation rates, with record numbers of grads headed off to college. Sadly, that "progre...

 2019-11-24 18:12 

NY Post

FDNY union warns Rockefeller Center car ban will lead to 'city-wide gridlock'...

Mayor Bill de Blasio's plan to pedestrianize streets around Rockefeller Center this holiday season will only cause "city-wide gridlock river to river" and lead to a slowdown in emergency response times, the city's firefighters union warned...

 2019-11-24 05:05 

NY Times

Mollie Meikle, Nathan Smith...

The bride and groom met while working on a Bill de Blasio campaign in 2009....

 2019-11-23 23:26 

NY Post

Newark mayor effectively bans NYC's homeless-export program...

Liberal Newark Mayor Ras Baraka is taking a page from President Trump's book — by building a virtual wall between the city and Big Apple homeless shelters. The City Council passed legislation introduced by Baraka on Monday that would effectively...

 2019-11-23 23:13 

NY Post

City blocked investigations of de Blasio, Richard Carranza: whistleblowers...

Hands off. An explosive whistleblower complaint sent to three city councilmen claims the agency charged with investigating wrongdoing in city schools has blocked probes of Mayor Bill de Blasio, Schools Chancellor Richard Carranza and their allies, The Pos...

 2019-11-23 03:47 

VDARE

John Derbyshire On Black PrivilegeMrs. Bill de Blasio Rapes New York Taxpayers, Lies About Childhood In Liberal Massachusetts....

Adapted from the latest Radio Derb, available exclusively on VDARE.comMy readers all know about New Y [...]...

 2019-11-22 23:38 

CBS New York

NYC Council Speaker Corey Johnson Criticizes Bill De Blasio, Discusses Possible Mayoral Run...

The council speaker said he doesn't expect to kick off his campaign in earnest until after next year's presidential election....

 2019-11-22 20:35 

Engadget

NYC creates a high-level position to oversee ethics in AI...

New York City wants to avoid bias in AI and other algorithms, and it's creating a role primarily to ensure that equal treatment. Mayor Bill de Blasio has issued an executive order creating a position for an Algorithms Management and Policy Officer.......

 2019-11-22 20:35 

Yahoo News

NYC creates a high-level position to oversee ethics in AI...

New York City wants to avoid bias in AI and other algorithms, and it's creating a role primarily to ensure that equal treatment. Mayor Bill de Blasio has issued an executive order creating a position for an Algorithms Management and Policy Officer. Wh...

 2019-11-22 20:05 

WCBS Newsradio 880

De Blasio Gets Another Warning For Alleged Fundraising Violations...

Mayor Bill de Blasio has received his third warning letter in three months for alleged fundraising violations during his bid for the Democratic presidential nomination....

 2019-11-22 18:08 

Vanity Fair

No Love for Bill de Blasio in a Room Full of Affluent New Yorkers, Despite His Brief Appearance...

The mayor—along with John Mulaney, Tina Fey, the Jonas Brothers, and more—convened to raise money for the American Museum of Natural History in its 150th year....

 2019-11-22 18:00 

ctpost.com

NYC giving pedestrians more space around Rockefeller Center this holiday...

On Friday, Mayor Bill de Blasio announced a major temporary expansion of pedestrian space on the streets around Rockefeller Center and Radio City Music Hall...

 2019-11-22 16:15 

1010 WINS

De Blasio announces partial holiday street closures for pedestrians near Rockefeller Center...

NEW YORK (1010 WINS) -- Mayor Bill de Blasio announced on Friday a temporary expansion of pedestrian space on the streets surrounding Rockefeller Center and Radio City Music Hall....

 2019-11-22 16:13 

NY Times

To Help Holiday Crowds, New York to Close Streets Near Rockefeller Center...

Mayor Bill de Blasio announced a plan to provide more pedestrian space to ease congestion in Midtown Manhattan during the holidays....

 2019-11-22 16:02 

NY Post

Streets near Rockefeller Center will be closed to cars for the holidays...

Streets around Rockefeller Center will be closed to cars from Nov. 29 through the New Year, Mayor Bill de Blasio announced Friday. "Literally, each year, more and more people are coming, it's creating a real safety issue and we want to protect tho...

 2019-11-20 17:31 

WSHU

The Capitol Steps New Year's Edition Of 'Politics Takes A Holiday!'...

Has it been a rough year? Did you put all of your savings into Bill de Blasio's presidential campaign? Did you get a haircut from Boris Johnson's barber? Did you take a job as a public relations spokesperson for Rudy Giuliani? Then you may feel th...

 2019-11-20 01:55 

NY Post

De Blasio finally holds a bill signing — his first since March...

Mayor Bill de Blasio on Tuesday signed a dozen bills into law — his first bill signings since mid-March. De Blasio stopped pulling out his pen to sign bills after shifting his focus towards embarking on a quixotic campaign for president, which he en...

 2019-11-20 00:11 

WCBS Newsradio 880

Women Working For De Blasio Earn Much Less Than Male Counterparts...

Women who work for Mayor Bill de Blasio earn 4.5% less than male employees, according to a Daily News report....

 2019-11-19 20:48 

1010 WINS

Activists protest solitary confinement outside Gracie Mansion...

Prison activists held a protest outside Gracie Mansion on Tuesday morning, calling for the Mayor Bill de Blasio to end solitary confinement in New York City....

 2019-11-19 19:52 

Fox Business

New York City female officials paid on average 10% less than male counterparts: report...

Mayor Bill de Blasio has been a huge proponent of pay equality....

 2019-11-19 16:02 

WCBS Newsradio 880

Master Plan Will Re-Design City Streets to Help Buses, Bikes...

Mayor Bill de Blasio plans to sign a bill on Tuesday that will re-design New York City's streets to help buses and bicycles....

 2019-11-19 15:13 

WABC-TV NY

Mayor de Blasio, Speaker Johnson unveil NYC Streets Master Plan...

The first of those plans contains eight measures and was proposed by City Council Speaker Corey Johnson...

 2019-11-19 11:10 

NY Post

Brooklyn pol wants new agency to help nonprofits with city's flawed contract system...

The bill, introduced by Councilwoman Farah Louis (D-Brooklyn), would require Mayor Bill de Blasio to create an Office of Not-For-Profit Services that would include its own director, budget and staff....

 2019-11-19 05:33 

NY Post

De Blasio says Bloomberg should apologize for more than stop-and-frisk...

De Blasio told NY1 that he believes his billionaire predecessor "really missed the boat" on assisting New Yorkers affected by the "Great Recession" of 2008 and addressing the "income inequality that was gripping the city."...

 2019-11-19 03:47 

NY1

De Blasio: Bloomberg's Stop-and-Frisk Apology Is Conveniently Timed...

Bill de Blasio says Michael Bloomberg should have apologized years ago....

 2019-11-19 03:26 

Gotham Gazette

East Harlem Community Board to Vote on Resolution Condemning Subway Policing Plan...

(photo: NYPD)The MTA's crackdown on fare evasion and homelessness in the city's subway system, at the behest of Governor Andrew Cuomo and with support from Mayor Bill de Blasio, is facing a chorus of criticism over the criminalization of poverty a...

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