Thursday, September 05, 2013
Fordham professor and political analyst Costas Panagopoulo said this election has become about finding an alternative to long-time front runner Christine Quinn.
Monday, September 02, 2013
As New York City police are investigating the shooting death of one-year-old Antiq Hennis -- who was killed in his stroller while on a walk with his parents Sunday evening -- city politicians are using the tragedy to debate the city’s policing tactics.
Sunday, September 01, 2013
With just over a week to go before the mayoral primary, City Council Speaker Christine Quinn is keeping up the pressure on the Bloomberg Administration over the NYPD's use of "stop and frisk."
Friday, August 30, 2013
Investigative reporter Wayne Barrett, in the second part of his report on mayoral candidate Christine Quinn, describes the City Council speaker as "an insider’s insider" who has cut deals with New York City's most powerful politicians in ways that may illuminate the kind of mayor she would be.
Thursday, August 29, 2013
As leader of the City Council, Christine Quinn has dispensed powerful posts and directed extensive funding to the political operation led by Vito Lopez, the Brooklyn Democrat with a long history of scandal, investigative journalist Wayne Barrett reports.
Monday, August 19, 2013
The mayoral campaigns of Christine Quinn and Bill de Blasio held tense, competing rallies outside the old St. Vincent's hospital site. The two camps slashed at each other's records — and it got physical when a de Blasio supporter slapped two Quinn supporters.
Thursday, June 27, 2013
By Brigid Bergin : Reporter
Christine Quinn had quite a day in the public eye Wednesday.
Monday, December 24, 2012
In mid-November, news broke that the map-drawing commission was making some eleventh hour moves. There was a change to the final draft map, which moved a single block in Brooklyn. It happened to include the home of Vito Lopez, the assemblyman who was censured over sexual harassment allegations.
Tuesday, June 12, 2012
The field of candidates looking to run for mayor next year took the stage on Tuesday for the first time to as a group. The event was a conference on the current state and potential future of minority and women-owned businesses (MWBEs) in the city.
Thursday, May 10, 2012
Police Commissioner Ray Kelly has been an earlier leader in the polls for mayor. But a new Quinnipiac University survey finds Kelly behind the top three Democratic contenders in head-to-head match ups.
Tuesday, April 24, 2012
Mayor Michael Bloomberg's approval rating among voters remains below 50 percent according to a new NY1-Marrist Poll. City Council Speaker Christine Quinn, who will likely run to replace Bloomberg next year, gained on her rivals, capturing the support of nearly a third of those polled.
Wednesday, June 30, 2010
By a margin of 56-36, city voters said in a Quinnipiac poll they feel union workers are not doing enough to help the city during the economic downturn.
Interestingly, it's an opinion shared by most Democrats, who agreed 49-36 percent that union workers aren't doing enough to help the city.
Despite that seeming lack of public support, a majority of voters opposed layoffs for city workers, 68-27 percent. To balance the budget, 48 percent of voters said they support raising taxes. Thirty-six percent said cut services, and 16 percent were undecided.
The poll also had approval ratings for some officials in the city:
Michael Bloomberg's approval rating: 57-33, with 10 percent undecided.
John Liu's approval rating: 47-17, with 36 percent undecided.
Christine Quinn's approval rating: 45-27, with 28 percent undecided
Bill de Blasio's approval rating: 35-17, with 48 percent undecided
Ray Kelly's approval rating: 66-20 with 14 percent undecided
Joel Klein's approval rating: 37-41 with 22 percent undecided
The poll of 1,183 registered voters in the city was conducted from June 21-28 and has a margin of error of 2.9 percent.