Brigid Bergin


Brigid Bergin appears in the following:

De Blasio Accuses Cuomo of Playing Political 'Games' at City's Expense

Tuesday, June 30, 2015

Mayor de Blasio unleashed harsh words on Gov. Cuomo and the State Senate, vowing he won't play by their rules any longer.


More Cops on the Beat in New Plan, Mayor Says

Friday, June 26, 2015

A pilot version of the new policing plan is already underway in four precincts across the city — people are already starting to notice a difference.

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Council, Bratton Sway Mayor on More Cops

Tuesday, June 23, 2015

As part of the city budget deal, de Blasio reversed his earlier position and agreed to add 1,297 more cops after facing pressure from both inside and outside his administration.


NY to Hire 1,300 Police Officers as Part of $78.5B Budget

Tuesday, June 23, 2015

The new officers will cost the city $170 million. The costs will be offset by $70 million in overtime savings.


De Blasio to Dante: Go With Purpose

Friday, June 19, 2015

At his son's high school graduation, the mayor delivered a speech tinged with personal reflection and a call to activism.

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Local Officials Outraged, Saddened by Charleston Shooting

Thursday, June 18, 2015

Mayor de Blasio called it a "troubling and heart wrenching moment."

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Landlord Faces Criminal Charges for Alleged Tenant Harassment

Wednesday, June 17, 2015

New York State Attorney General Eric Scheiderman and New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio announce the first indictments from their joint, tenant anti-harassment task force.

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De Blasio, Bloomberg Make Rare Joint Appearance

Tuesday, June 16, 2015

The mayors, present and past — together at a celebration of Cornell Tech's groundbreaking on Roosevelt Island — still seemed far apart.


De Blasio Rejects Criticism from Landlords

Monday, June 15, 2015

The mayor said tenants must make their voices heard in Albany.


The Albany Countdown

Monday, June 15, 2015

Albany's legislative session ends Wednesday, but rent laws and 421a expire today. A roundtable of reporters discusses what's still to come from Albany.

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Cuomo, de Blasio in NYC While Lawmakers Languish in Albany

Thursday, June 11, 2015

The governor and the mayor joined forces with organized labor at separate events in New York City Thursday as legislators met in Albany with only four days left in the session. 


Cuomo, de Blasio Push Opposing Disability Pension Plans

Wednesday, June 10, 2015

While Governor Cuomo rallied in Albany with New York City police and fire unions, Mayor de Blasio picked up support from City Council for his own plan.


Cuomo, de Blasio Fight for Dueling Priorities

Wednesday, June 03, 2015

In the final two weeks of the state legislative session, the governor's leadership is being tested while the mayor's agenda hangs in the balance.


Bratton Dodges Questions About More Cops

Thursday, May 21, 2015

The City Council has proposed adding 1,000 more police officers to the NYPD ranks, but the police commissioner avoided saying specifically what he'd do with those officers.

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De Blasio Seeks Support for Progressive Agenda

Tuesday, May 12, 2015

The mayor called on leaders and candidates to go beyond the rhetoric and join a "movement" to combat income inequality.


Most NY Dems Not Attending de Blasio's D.C. Event

Monday, May 11, 2015

Many New York Dems won't be with the mayor in the nation's capitol Tuesday as he officially unveils his progressive Contract with America.

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What de Blasio's Progressive Budget Looks Like

Friday, May 08, 2015

Mayor de Blasio's $78.3 billion spending plan for fiscal year 2016 presents the fullest picture yet of how his administration aims to make good on its main policy goals.

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Prosecutor of Garner Case Elected to Congress

Tuesday, May 05, 2015

Staten Island District Attorney Dan Donovan won a special election Tuesday to fill the seat vacated by disgraced former Rep. Michael Grimm.

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City Mourns Third NYPD Officer Shooting Death In Less Than Six Months

Monday, May 04, 2015

A 25-year-old police officer shot in the head while attempting to stop a man suspected of carrying a handgun died Monday from his injuries.

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What The Candidates to Replace Grimm Are Not Talking About

Monday, April 27, 2015

In a special congressional election in Brooklyn and Staten Island next month, there's one issue neither of the main candidates wants to talk about.

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