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 2019-12-09 03:42 

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De Blasio could undo Rudy Giuliani's sidewalk-shed regulations: Devine...

With the stroke of a pen, Mayor Bill de Blasio could end the sidewalk-shed scourge in New York without compromising pedestrian safety. All it would take, say building owners, is to reverse draconian regulations enacted by the Giuliani administration in 19...

 2019-12-08 22:26 

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De Blasio, Corey Johnson's relationship has 'gotten worse,' in 'Cold War'...

There's a Cold War brewing at City Hall — between Mayor Bill de Blasio and Council Speaker Corey Johnson. The long-strained relationship between the city leaders has become even chillier in recent months, with the term-limited mayor growing frus...

 2019-12-06 23:20 

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Shady de Blasio donor Jona Rechnitz to pay correction union $1.2M...

Convicted Bill de Blasio donor Jona Rechnitz will pay the Correction Officers' Benevolent Association $1.2 million, according to newly filed court papers. Rechnitz made the pledge to atone for his role in a scheme that steered COBA retirement money to...

 2019-12-06 19:03 

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Bill de Blasio ships NYC homeless to North Carolina despite ban against state...

Mayor Bill de Blasio is sending homeless New Yorkers to live in North Carolina — even though he banned the city in 2016 from doing business with the Tar Heel state over its controversial bathroom bill. "He's ignoring his own travel ban,"...

 2019-12-05 20:31 

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De Blasio defends homeless relocation program, blasts Newark over suit...

Mayor Bill de Blasio conceded on Thursday that "there were mistakes" in his initiative to ship about 5,000 homeless families out of town — but is "deeply surprised" Newark is suing over it. "That was really a derogatory lawsuit,&...

 2019-12-05 20:30 

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De Blasio backs NYCHA hiring of cop in Abner Louima case...

Mayor Bill de Blasio on Thursday defended NYCHA's six-figure hiring of the disgraced former NYPD cop convicted in connection to the notorious sexual assault of Abner Louima. "If someone has paid their debt to society, they are supposed to go on wi...

 2019-12-05 20:21 

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De Blasio names Jessica Tisch tech czar after network crash...

Mayor Bill de Blasio appointed former NYPD tech chief Jessica Tisch to be the new Department of Information Technology and Telecommunications Commissioner, six months after her predecessor left following a network crash. "Jessica's knowledge of te...

 2019-12-03 03:07 

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De Blasio finally visits neighborhood fouled by sewage backups...

Mayor Bill de Blasio finally visited the Queens neighborhood where residents say they were ignored as scores of homes were fouled by disgusting sewage backups — but refused to explain what took him so long. "Look, the important thing is that the...

 2019-12-03 01:00 

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De Blasio donor Jeremy Reichberg appeals 4-year sentence for NYPD scandal...

A former City Hall fundraiser convicted of taking part in a massive NYPD corruption scandal is appealing his four-year sentence — claiming he should have been allowed to call Mayor Bill de Blasio as a trial witness. In newly filed court papers, Jere...

 2019-12-03 00:56 

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Newark sues to stop NYC from relocating homeless to New Jersey...

Officials in Newark are suing New York City and Mayor Bill de Blasio in an attempt to shut down a program that relocates homeless families from the Big Apple to New Jersey. The lawsuit, filed Monday in New Jersey federal court, accuses the City of shippin...

 2019-12-02 20:09 

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Dermot Shea sworn in as NYPD's 44th police commissioner...

Dermot Shea was sworn in by Mayor Bill de Blasio as the city's top cop Monday morning — officially becoming the 44th Police Commissioner of the New York Police Department. The mayor praised Shea as having an "innovative" leader with an &...

 2019-12-02 20:06 

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De Blasio wants 'Meatless Mondays' for Riker's Island inmates...

At least gruel is vegetarian friendly. An ambitious plan from Mayor Bill de Blasio to implement meatless Mondays is extending to inmates on Riker's Island, the city's Department of Corrections announced Monday. The program — part of a global...

 2019-12-02 18:16 

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City kids will have to wait until Monday evening for de Blasio's snow day ruling...

City kids and their parents will have to wait until Monday evening for Mayor Bill de Blasio to rule on a potential Tuesday snow day. "We're trying to get to a firm yes or no by the end of the evening," Hizzoner said at a morning press conferen...

 2019-12-02 17:30 

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City snowplows to receive first-ever NYPD escort during storm: de Blasio...

Make way for the NYPD snow patrol! Plows clearing city streets during Monday's snowstorm will have a police escort for the first time to ensure access to hard-to-reach corridors, Mayor Bill de Blasio announced. "One of the things we've learned...

 2019-12-02 14:30 

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De Blasio urges New Yorkers to take winter storm 'seriously'...

Mayor Bill de Blasio warned New Yorkers on Monday to take the incoming winter storm "seriously" as forecasts show that the Big Apple could be pelted with around 3 inches of snow. "It's going to be a sloppy one later on," de Blasio said...

 2019-12-02 04:37 

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Queens residents blast de Blasio after massive sewage spill...

Furious Queens residents dumped on Mayor de Blasio as they blasted the city's crappy response to a clogged sewer main that flooded more than 80 basements....

 2019-12-01 22:44 

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NYCHA lead czar had toxic record with city's private housing stock...

The housing honcho who is supposed to be tackling NYCHA's lead crisis failed to protect the city's private buildings from the toxic substance in his previous gig, a Post investigation has found. Before Mayor Bill de Blasio tapped Vito Mustaciuolo ...

 2019-11-30 02:42 

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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 00:20 

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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...

 2019-11-26 21:15 

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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...

 2019-11-25 20:33 

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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 02:35 

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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 

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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 

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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...

 2019-11-23 23:26 

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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 

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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...

 2019-11-22 16:02 

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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 01:55 

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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...

 2019-11-19 11:10 

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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 

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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 03:23 

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Donor to de Blasio's old charity sues to block probe of $60K in contributions...

A major donor to Mayor de Blasio's since-shuttered nonprofit is suing to block a state probe of its $60,000 in contributions. Broadway Stages claims that the Joint Commission on Public Ethics exceeded its authority by slapping the TV and film producti...

 2019-11-18 22:24 

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FEC warns de Blasio over presidential fundraising irregularities...

Federal regulators slapped Mayor Bill de Blasio's failed presidential campaign with new questions Monday about its fundraising tactics — two months after he dropped out of the race. The Federal Election Commission wrote his federal political act...

 2019-11-18 19:24 

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De Blasio formally guarantees pay hikes for pre-K educators...

Mayor Bill de Blasio and City Council Speaker Corey Johnson formalized the deal they struck with early education teacher unions guaranteeing pay hikes over the next three years, officials announced Monday. The accord with District Councils 37 and 1701 wil...

 2019-11-15 14:27 

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Bill de Blasio's 'churro' problem shows how terrified NYC leaders are of their own laws...

New York City definitely does not have a churros-in-the-subways problem. It has a rabbits-in-public-office problem. It's not that people are disrespectful of Gotham's public-vending regulations, and flout them. It's that the city's elected...

 2019-11-15 00:45 

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City employees will be trained to report street homeless to 311: de Blasio...

The city will teach 18,000 public employees to call in reports of homeless people on the street to 311, Mayor Bill de Blasio announced Thursday. Members of the Fire, Sanitation, Health, Parks and Buildings Department will receive training on how to submit...

 2019-11-14 23:53 

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De Blasio tears into MTA for spending and mismanagement...

Mayor Bill de Blasio launched a fusillade of criticism against the MTA on Thursday — telling the state-run agency that it "should clean up its own house" before asking the city for more Access-A-Ride funding. "We've got to have a blu...

 2019-11-14 22:19 

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City Council approves $1.5B project to 'weather-proof' Lower Manhattan...

There won't be any cows floating away from downtown Manhattan if Mayor Bill de Blasio signs off on this just-passed plan. The City Council on Thursday approved a nearly $1.5 billion project aimed at weather-proofing the Lower East Side waterfront to w...

 2019-11-14 17:57 

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De Blasio blames MTA for subway food vendor arrests...

Mayor Bill de Blasio passed the buck after a string of high-profile subway food vendor arrests this week — Hizzoner's spokeswoman on Thursday saying the MTA should shoulder the burden. Mayoral spokeswoman Freddi Goldstein, in a tweet, asked the ...

 2019-11-14 04:14 

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Fourth grader grills de Blasio on public transit, homelessness and NYPD...

A precocious 9-year-old and the aunt of a teen killed by a stray bullet grilled Mayor Bill de Blasio about crime, homelessness and public transit at a Queens town hall Wednesday. Amaryllis Greene, 9, drew applause and laughter from the audience of over 40...

 2019-11-14 00:56 

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Donor to de Blasio 'slush' fund hit with $10K fine by state authorities...

A major contributor to Mayor Bill de Blasio's shuttered nonprofit — which critics labeled a "slush" fund to boost Hizzoner's ambitions — has agreed to pay a $10,000 fine to settle charges it violated state ethics laws. The firm...

 2019-11-13 03:41 

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City ignored legal obligation when picking new Queens homeless shelter: suit...

Mayor Bill de Blasio and the city skipped over legally required reviews when they handpicked the site for a new homeless shelter in Queens, neighborhood residents claim in a lawsuit filed Tuesday. Opponents of the 200-bed men's shelter at 78-16 Cooper...

 2019-11-11 21:09 

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De Blasio says 'no way' billionaire Bloomberg should be Dem nominee...

Mayor Bill de Blasio knocked Michael Bloomberg's latest flirtation with a White House bid on Monday, saying there's "no way" his billionaire predecessor should top the Democratic Party's ticket in 2020. "This is a Democratic Party ...

 2019-11-11 20:13 

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Churro vendor emotionally recounts being arrested by cops in subway...

Mayor Bill de Blasio defended cops arresting a Brooklyn churro vendor in the subway over the weekend, as the woman tearfully recounted to reporters Monday the harrowing experience. De Blasio said, after walking the Veteran's Day Parade, that he'd ...

 2019-11-11 19:50 

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New Yorkers come together to boo 'moron' de Blasio at Veterans Day Parade...

Mayor Bill de Blasio was booed and jeered by spectators as he marched in the city's 100th annual Veterans Day Parade Monday. One parade-goer — donning an American flag sweatshirt and a mask depicting President Trump partially on the top of his h...

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