Bill de Blasio

New York City Mayor

Bill de Blasio appears in the following:

#AskTheMayor: Your (New) Weekly Hotline to Mayor de Blasio

Friday, May 06, 2016

Mayor Bill de Blasio joins the Brian Lehrer Show in the inaugural edition of what will be a weekly, Friday morning appearance on WNYC.

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Mayor de Blasio Says He Stuck to Law, But Some Laws Need Changing

Friday, April 29, 2016

Mayor de Blasio says his team has been "exacting" in following campaign finance laws, and the media should focus on getting to the bottom of why he's been targeted for common practices.

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Mayor de Blasio Says East New York Won't Turn Out Like Bushwick

Friday, April 22, 2016

Mayor de Blasio talks about rezoning plans in East New York, the city's resiliency plans, the Board of Elections investigation, and takes calls from listeners.

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Mayor de Blasio: This City Needs a Better Conversation About Gentrification

Friday, March 18, 2016

Mayor Bill de Blasio discussed his most recent affordable housing proposals and addressed the idea of rezoning affecting gentrification in neighborhoods like East New York.

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Mayor de Blasio: New York City Needs Every Dollar of Counterterrorism Funding

Friday, February 19, 2016

New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio talks about proposed federal cuts to counterterrorism funding for NYC and other issues.


Mayor de Blasio Goes to Iowa

Friday, January 29, 2016

New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio discusses Iowa voters, horse carriages, crime, progressive politics, the city council and more.

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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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