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Bill De Blasio

WNYC News

A Tale of Two 911 Reports

Friday, February 06, 2015

The city's 911 emergency call system is facing scrutiny once again, and there are dueling sets of facts. But two reports agree: the system desperately needs fixing.

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WNYC News

De Blasio Says Lack of Affordable Housing Threatens 'Very Soul' of NYC

Tuesday, February 03, 2015

WNYC
In his second State of the City address, the mayor proposed a plan for affordable housing that he said will take aim at the issue of inequality.

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The Brian Lehrer Show

The State Of Our City; Paper Records Burn; Gaming At Work

Tuesday, February 03, 2015

Join us today as we listen to the mayor's State of the City address. Plus: paper records burn in a big fire on the Brooklyn waterfront; another strategy for women in the workplace. 

Schoolbook

1/4 of NYC Students Absent During Sleet-Storm

Monday, February 02, 2015

Decision made Sunday to keep schools open Monday.
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WNYC News

De Blasio to Unveil New Artist Housing, Workspace

Monday, February 02, 2015

WNYC
In his 2015 State of the City address on Tuesday, the mayor will make affordable housing his top priority and will announce a new program for the city's artists and makers.

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WNYC News

Bloomberg's Signature Anti-Poverty Program to Be Expanded by de Blasio

Friday, January 30, 2015

WNYC
The mayor plans to continue the work of the Young Men's Initiative to ensure it meets goals set by President Obama.

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The Brian Lehrer Show

A Political Storm, Maybe

Wednesday, January 28, 2015

Was it really necessary to shut down the subway ahead of the blizzard-turned-snowstorm? We look at what's perhaps becoming a trend of one-upmanship by Gov. Cuomo towards Mayor de Blasio.

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WNYC News

Hear de Blasio's 'Onion' Version of Snowstorm Warning

Tuesday, January 27, 2015

WNYC
After a major winter storm all but missed New York City, the mayor took special joy in performing a dramatic rendition of a recent story from the satirical website The Onion.

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WNYC News

Cuomo Sprung Subway Shutdown on NYC

Tuesday, January 27, 2015

WNYC
In what has perhaps become a pattern of one-upmanship from Albany, Gov. Cuomo did not consult Mayor de Blasio before deciding to shut down the subway system Monday night.

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WNYC Digital

Snowterios Johnson, and 19 Other Better Blizzard Names

Monday, January 26, 2015

The Weather Channel dubbed this storm Juno, but we think you can do better.

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WNYC News

Most Controversial Part of Seaport Plan Won't Be Voted on by Community Board

Monday, January 26, 2015

WNYC
The most controversial part of the proposal won't be considered by the Board, because it's outside of the Seaport Historic District.

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The Brian Lehrer Show

One Minute Where Obama Sounded Like de Blasio

Wednesday, January 21, 2015

Progressive policies are going to sound similar, but we couldn't help but notice that President Obama echoed some of Mayor de Blasio's first year policies in last night's SOTU speech.
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WNYC News

NYPD Union Head — and Firebrand — Lynch Facing Challenge

Tuesday, January 20, 2015

WNYC
One of Mayor De Blasio's most vocal critics could lose his bully pulpit.

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WNYC News

De Blasio Visits France to Honor Terror Victims

Tuesday, January 20, 2015

The mayor plans a series of events with French officials and members of the Jewish community and will lay a wreath at the Charlie Hebdo offices.

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WNYC News

Black, Latino Police Groups to de Blasio: Meet Us

Tuesday, January 20, 2015

WNYC
In the midst of the noisy back-and-forth between the mayor and police unions, some voices have been conspicuously absent.

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Here's The Thing

What Makes a Good Cop?

Monday, January 19, 2015

Alec Baldwin talks to two people who have spent their entire careers trying to understand what makes good policing, and good neighborhoods.

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WNYC News

Mayor Says Housing Goals on Track

Thursday, January 15, 2015

WNYC
Bill de Blasio said the city is on track to finance 200K affordable units within 10 years.

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WNYC News

De Blasio Stresses Officer Safety, Blasts Anti-Police Protesters

Wednesday, January 14, 2015

WNYC
The mayor signaled he's open to hearing more about what NYPD officers need to do their job, while offering harsh words to some anti-police protesters.

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WNYC News

Discord in Police Union Could Topple Lynch

Wednesday, January 14, 2015

WNYC
A shoving match at a delegates meeting in Queens Tuesday night could point to bigger problems for PBA President Patrick Lynch.

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WNYC News

More Subsidized Rentals Found in Less Desirable Neighborhoods

Wednesday, January 14, 2015

WNYC
If you're looking for an affordable rental in, you'll also probably live somewhere with higher violent crime and fewer jobs.

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