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Adolfo Carrion Launches Mayoral Campaign in the Bronx

Tuesday, February 26, 2013

A week after he secured ballot access on the Independence Party line, former Bronx Borough President Adolfo Carrion officially announced he's running for mayor. In the crowded field of candidates, Carrion is casting himself as a business-friendly populist.

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Tech Sector Flexes its Political Muscles

Tuesday, February 26, 2013

Another Hizzoner for tech? Mayor Bloomberg has championed Silicon Alley for 11 years, and the big players in New York's tech sector want to make sure the next administration does the same.  

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Mayor's Race Will Test Tech's Political Force

Monday, February 25, 2013

With increasing numbers, and definite buzz, some in the tech sector are looking to leverage their new power to decide who will come after Bloomberg, but it’s not yet clear how much return a tech investment will have at the polls.

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Paid Sick Leave Advocates Rally Women to Pressure Quinn

Monday, February 25, 2013

Supporters of a bill to require paid sick leave in New York City have a new tactic: framing it as a women's issue, and they think it's gaining traction to pressure mayoral hopeful Speaker Christine Quinn to bring the bill to a vote.

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Carrion Endorsement Sets Up Possible 3-Way Mayoral Race

Wednesday, February 20, 2013

WNYC

Adolfo Carrion, a former Obama appointee and Bronx Borough president, secured a spot on November's mayoral ballot, setting up a potential three-way race.

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Bloomberg, and City, Touting Tech

Tuesday, February 19, 2013

The city is expanding its Made in New York campaign to promote tech jobs as well as film and television production in the city: "I think it's fair to say that we are on the right path, growing dramatically, but Silicon Valley is still bigger than New York City in terms of start-ups and access to capital," Mayor Michael Bloomberg said.

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Unapologetic Bloomberg Talks Legacy, and Big Plans

Thursday, February 14, 2013

WNYC

In his final State of the City address Thursday, Mayor Michael Bloomberg took the long view. He spoke boldly of his administration’s accomplishments after 11 years in City Hall, and added a warning to any who would stand in his way.

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Hardest Hit by Blizzard, Hamden Still Digging Out From Record Snow

Monday, February 11, 2013

Three days after the blizzard, quiet settled over snow-sacked neighborhoods in Connecticut. Light rain on Monday emptied residential streets that had been dotted with crowds of sledding children and optimistic driveway shovelers over the weekend.

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Bloomberg Uses Budget to Tout Successes, Warn Successor

Tuesday, January 29, 2013

Mayor Michael Bloomberg wistfully touted his achievements as he outlined his final, $70 billion budget proposal on Tuesday, and he warned that whoever follows him will likely face the same difficult budget constraints that he has. 

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Some Mayoral Candidates Aiming to Win Back Labor

Thursday, January 24, 2013

In this season of jockeying for endorsements, there are plenty of mayoral candidates who want to show they feel labor's pain under Mayor Michael Bloomberg.

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Cuomo Details Some Sandy Expenditures in Budget Address

Tuesday, January 22, 2013

WNYC

Governor Andrew Cuomo unveiled his $142.6 billion budget Tuesday, laying out how the state will spend a hoped-for $30 billion in aid, including spending for inflatable bladders to protect transit tunnels and building new dunes on beaches.

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Inauguration Splits Dems' Traditional MLK Politicking

Monday, January 21, 2013

Martin Luther King Jr. Day is traditionally a day for honoring, and for politicking, in New York City. But this year, the Democrats running for mayor split on where to spend it.

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Lhota Files for Mayor, and Distances Himself from Giuliani

Thursday, January 17, 2013

As Republican Joe Lhota filed paperwork today to run for New York City mayor, he stressed he would be different from his former boss, Mayor Rudy Giuliani.

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In Mayor’s Race, Quinn Keeps Lead in Money and in Poll

Wednesday, January 16, 2013

WNYC

In the New York City mayor's race, Council Speaker Christine Quinn continues to have the edge in campaign cash and in early polls, according to new data out this week.

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Quinn Calls for Less Testing, More Community Input

Tuesday, January 15, 2013

Council Speaker and mayoral hopeful Christine Quinn outlined her views on education Tuesday. She backed many of the changes implemented under Mayor Bloomberg but also argued for less emphasis on standardized tests and more of a role for parents.

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Lhota Says He'll File for Mayor this Week

Monday, January 14, 2013

WNYC

Former MTA chairman Joe Lhota says he plans to formally enter the mayor's race this week. Lhota resigned from the MTA at the end of last year to explore a campaign, and he told reporters in Manhattan today that he's ready to take the next step.

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Mayoral Hopefuls Hustle for Cred Ahead of Deadlines

Thursday, January 10, 2013

WNYC

Friday is a fundraising deadline for the current crop of mayoral hopefuls. And getting there, for most of the field, has been a mad dash to establish credibility.

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NY State of the State

Thursday, January 10, 2013

Yesterday's State of the State address saw New York Governor Andrew Cuomo champion progressive causes like gun control, campaign finance, and women's rights. WNYC reporter Anna Sale discusses the policy and politics of the speech.

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Cuomo's Speech Stokes the Progressive Base

Wednesday, January 09, 2013

WNYC

In his first state of the state in 2011, Governor Andrew Cuomo embraced tax cuts and spending cuts.  A year ago, it was economic development. This year, with Democrats on the march nationally and a new ally in the state Senate leadership, Cuomo is embracing his liberal side.

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Since Last State of the State, A Mixed Bag for Cuomo

Tuesday, January 08, 2013

WNYC

A year ago, in his State of the State address, New York Governor Andrew Cuomo dramatically proposed the world's largest convention center near JFK airport, $15 billion in infrastructure investments, restructuring the state's pension program, and public financing of elections.  As we head into the 2013 state of the state, here's a tally of where those promises ended up.

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