Bill de Blasio

New York City Mayor

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Mayor de Blasio Talks Blizzard Clean-Up; Plus Your #SnowedIn Stories

Monday, January 25, 2016

The weekend blizzard dropped around 30 inches of snow. Mayor Bill de Blasio talks about what the city is doing to clean up, and listeners share their stories.

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Mayor de Blasio Resolves to Deepen Commitment to Affordability

Friday, January 08, 2016

New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio spoke with us this morning about a range of current policy issues, including affordable housing, minimum wage, and paid family sick leave.

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Mayor: 'We Will Find a Path Off the Streets' for Every Homeless New Yorker

Friday, December 18, 2015

New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio talks about the new initiative for combatting homelessness, HOME-STAT, and other NYC issues.

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Mayor de Blasio: 'Let’s Get Public Money Out of the Hands of Gun Manufacturers'

Friday, December 04, 2015

Mayor de Blasio spoke with us this morning about the city's crime rates, his recent dinner with Gov. Cuomo, and how the latest transportation bill will affect the city.

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Mayor de Blasio Picks up the Phone

Friday, November 13, 2015

Mayor Bill de Blasio spoke with us about the widespread concern over affordable housing, the recent protests about race on college campuses, and why he's supporting Hillary Clinton.

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Mayor de Blasio Defends NYPD's New Use of Force Guidelines

Tuesday, October 06, 2015

Mayor de Blasio talks about the NYPD's new use of force guidelines and other current events.

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Mayor de Blasio Says to Prepare, Whether Joaquin Hits or Not

Friday, October 02, 2015

As Hurricane Joaquin appears to be veering away from the city, Mayor de Blasio spoke with us about preparing for the storms expected to affect coastal areas this weekend. 

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Mayor de Blasio Says Pope Francis 'Raises the Bar'

Friday, September 25, 2015

Mayor de Blasio spoke with WNYC this morning about the significance of Pope Francis' message for New York City. The mayor will spend much of today with the pope.


Back to School With Mayor de Blasio

Friday, September 18, 2015

New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio talks about the start of the school year, his vision to increase the amount of computer science classes, and the "sad reality" of school segregation.

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Mayor de Blasio: 'We're Never Going Back to the Bad Old Days'

Tuesday, September 01, 2015

We spoke with the mayor about the city’s new emergency measure to provide rental assistance to people facing eviction, and other efforts to reduce homelessness.

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Mayor de Blasio: Keeping Poor Neighborhoods Poor Is Unacceptable

Wednesday, August 19, 2015

In a wide-ranging interview, Mayor de Blasio addresses the double-edged sword of gentrification, what's next with Uber, and his fondness for Louis C.K.

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Mayor de Blasio on the Uptick in Summer Shootings

Friday, June 05, 2015

Heading into his second summer as mayor, Bill de Blasio joined us to discuss the NYPD's response to recent gang violence and how his administration plans to increase affordable housing.

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De Blasio on Teacher Deal: "There is Mutual Understanding”

Friday, May 02, 2014

Bill de Blasio says that the new teacher contract will "deepen the relationship between parents and teachers." On the Brian Lehrer Show, the mayor said he was convinced the deal would...

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De Blasio on Education: "We Need a Fundamental Reset"

Monday, March 24, 2014

On the Brian Lehrer Show, Mayor de Blasio admitted that he "didn't explain the criteria" for his charter school co-location decisions clearly enough. And while he has placed a morator...

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De Blasio: It's All About Inequality

Monday, February 03, 2014

The mayor also copped to dropping Staten Island Chuck during a Groundhog Day ceremony. "That is a fiesty groundhog," he says.

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Candidate de Blasio on Housing and Transportation

Thursday, October 24, 2013

New York City Public Advocate and Democratic candidate for mayor, Bill de Blasio, talks about housing and transportation issues.

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Candidate de Blasio

Friday, September 27, 2013

In his first WNYC interview since winning the Democratic nomination for mayor, New York City Public Advocate Bill de Blasio speaks with Brian Lehrer about his tax proposals, what he t...

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Meet the Candidates: Call Bill de Blasio

Wednesday, September 04, 2013

Our last round of candidate interviews before the mayoral primary continues. New York City Public Advocate Bill de Blasio discusses his rise in the polls, his policy proposals, and his final-week campaign strategy.

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Candidate de Blasio

Wednesday, July 17, 2013

New York City Public Advocate and mayoral candidate Bill de Blasio discusses his action to save Long Island College Hospital in Brooklyn—as well as news about NYCHA and other issues related to his bid to be mayor.

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Candidate de Blasio

Monday, June 10, 2013

Our series of interviews with the major candidates for mayor continues. Today, NYC public advocate Bill de Blasio discusses his campaign for the Democratic nomination.

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