Watch: Mayor de Blasio's State of the City

Monday, February 10, 2014

Mayor Bill de Blasio delivers his first State of the City address at LaGuardia Community College on February 10, 2014. Mayor Bill de Blasio delivers his first State of the City address at LaGuardia Community College on February 10, 2014. (Stephen Nessen/WNYC)

From income inequality to the city's response to multiple snowstorms in his first weeks in office, watch Mayor Bill de Blasio's first State of the City address here.



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Comments [4]

Ann from Green Gables

I wish he had thanked Doherty...Poor guy, stays on as a favor, gets 40 inches of snow, and a mountain of blame on top of that. Instead, effusive praise for his wife, probably a great person, but let time be the test of how much New Yorkers should appreciate her.

Feb. 10 2014 01:23 PM
JR from NYC

Completely agree with the comment about BFC as I used to live in one of the HPD developments they built. There's no oversight and no one to complain to after a year when stuff starts to hit the fan and everything starts to break apart. The construction standards are very low and the building association is left to deal with the construction defects.
Low quality construction "Affordable housing" at a high cost to the owners.
These people are all in bed with politicians - even the ones like DeBlasio who claim to be the 99%.

Feb. 10 2014 01:18 PM
NYCguy from Manhattan

A good speech hitting major points.

Feb. 10 2014 01:18 PM
HPD & NYCHDC Corruption from NYC

Please note his recent appointee worked for BFC Construction who is one of the largest donors to Cuomo and Deblasio. Also, please note BFC Construction has left New Yorkers with tons of construction defects in the refurbished and new housing they have built. This is NOT affordable housing when your building is fairly new and has millions of dollars of repairs. Let's not forget about leaky roofs, mold and other crumbling items due to bad construction. Who do residents turn to when there is no oversight by the buildings department, HPD goes thru a new commission every 2 years and NYCDC refuses to address this. It's the tale of two cities when it comes to city construction and no oversight. Comptrollers office needs to look at all BFC & L&M Managment contracts, Attorney Generals office has ignored all complaints due to the fact that BFC Construction is one of the Governors largest donors.

Feb. 10 2014 12:12 PM

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