The de Blasio administration is taking its first steps towards settling labor contracts that were left unresolved under Mayor Michael Bloomberg.
Mayor Bill de Blasio, presenting his preliminary budget, promised a fiscally responsible, progressive and honest financial plan for the city.
City Comptroller Scott Stringer sat down with The Queens Courier to discuss his first weeks in office and just where he plans to go from here.
A fight is brewing in Albany over Mayor Bill de Blasio’s plan to fund universal pre-kindergarten.
In his first State of the City address, Mayor Bill de Blasio vowed to battle the inequality gap, with plans to raise the city’s minimum wage, provide more affordable housing and further educational opportunities.
State Senator Malcolm Smith wants his federal corruption trial delayed, as he runs for re-election and awaits a judge’s decision to dismiss some charges, his lawyer said. He and former Councilmember Dan Halloran will return to court Feb. 28.
Councilmember Jimmy Van Bramer is looking forward to the next four years as Majority Leader.
A judge Friday morning did not decide on motions to dismiss some of the charges against State Senator Malcolm Smith and former Councilmember Dan Halloran.
Councilmember Mark Weprin was unanimously elected Wednesday to chair the City Council’s Queens delegation.
Dmytro Fedkowskyj, a former member of the city’s Panel for Education Policy (PEP), is considering running against Assemblymember Margaret Markey.