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Bill de Blasio

New York City Mayor

Bill de Blasio appears in the following:

Bloomberg: Looking Back, Looking Ahead

Wednesday, November 04, 2009

Joyce Purnick, long-time New York Times political writer and the author of Mike Bloomberg: Money, Power, Politics, talks about New York City races. Then, Bill de Blasio was elected Public Advocate last night - he discusses how he plans to work with the Bloomberg administration.

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Post-Election

Wednesday, November 04, 2009

Former New Jersey Governor Christie Todd Whitman talks about what will change with a Republican governor in the Garden State. Joyce Purnick and others offer analysis of the surprisingly close mayoral race. Public Advocate-elect Bill De Blasio explains how he'll handle the office. Plus, young voters and the future of ...

30 Issues Day 29: Crime & Policing

Thursday, October 29, 2009

Democratic candidate for Public Advocate Bill de Blasio discusses the state of crime and law enforcement in NYC and explains his proposal to reform the City’s Civilian Complaint Review Board.

Then, Heather MacDonald, a John M. Olin fellow at the Manhattan Institute and a contributing editor ...

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Withdrawing

Thursday, October 29, 2009

Many baby boomers are closely watching their retirement accounts. Stephen Gandel’s cover story for this week’s Time argues that we should abolish the 401(k) entirely. Plus, Roger Ferguson, CEO of TIAA-CREF, offers his take. Then: The case for fewer troops in Afghanistan; Comptroller candidate Bill de Blasio on crime and ...

The Public Advocate Race: Bill de Blasio

Tuesday, September 01, 2009

Starting today Brian Lehrer is interviewing the candidates running for Public Advocate. Today, Democrat Bill de Blasio, talks about his qualifications and stances on the important issues.

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Voice of the People

Tuesday, September 01, 2009

The Democratic primary for Public Advocate is two weeks from today, and it's shaping up to be one of the most wide open races of this election season. Each day this week the candidates will make their case, Up today: Brooklyn Councilman Bill de Blasio. Also: the latest data on ...

Hook, Line and Sinker

Thursday, May 01, 2008

Red Hook, from Google Maps Ikea is opening its large new store in the Brooklyn neighborhood of Red Hook. We discuss the anticipated impact, as well as other community issues in one of New York City's fastest-changing 'hoods, ...

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Electronic Recycling Gets Political

Thursday, February 21, 2008

The New York City Council recently passed a new electronic recycling bill. Mayor Bloomberg called it "illegal" and threatened to veto or simply ignore the bill if it becomes law. Councilmember Bill de Blasio (District 39 - D), co-sponsor of the bill, and Robert Lang, director of Waste Provention, Reuse, ...

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Are Schools Failing to Recycle?

Wednesday, August 22, 2007

Everyone recycles, right? Well, there's talk of some New York City public schools that are not separating their trash at all. We look at whether a city department is skirting its civic duty. Also, Elizabeth Edwards is being dubbed the vice presidential candidate for her presidential hopeful husband. We’ll ask ...

Waste and Recycling

Wednesday, August 22, 2007

Bill de Blasio, Member of City Council (D-39th District-Park Slope, Kensington, Windsor Terrace, Carroll Gardens, Cobble Hill, Borough Park and Boerum Hill), wants to ban styrofoam lunch trays in public schools. And school teachers, students and custodians call in to talk about recycling in schools.

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