Bill de Blasio

New York City Mayor

Bill de Blasio appears in the following:

#AskTheMayor: On Sanctuary for Low-Level Offenders

Friday, February 10, 2017

Mayor Bill de Blasio joins to discuss the latest in NYC news, including snow day mechanics, providing sanctuary for undocumented low-level offenders, and what sparked his "Seattle envy."


#AskTheMayor: NYPD Pay Raise, Mental Health Roadmap, Single-Payer Health Plan

Friday, February 03, 2017

Mayor Bill de Blasio discusses recent pay raise for the police department, new initiative to help New Yorkers with mental health issues, and what he thinks about a universal health plan.

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#AskTheMayor: Staten Island Edition

Friday, January 27, 2017

Mayor de Blasio takes calls from Staten Islanders and responds to President Trump's executive order threatening to pull funding from "sanctuary cities" like New York.

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#AskTheMayor: What Will NYC Look Like With President Trump?

Friday, January 20, 2017

Mayor de Blasio discusses his meeting with Donald Trump, what mayors across the country are saying about the incoming president, and whether Trump will spend much time in New York.

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#AskTheMayor: Getting New Yorkers Health Insurance, Security Post-Berlin Attack and More

Friday, December 23, 2016

Mayor Bill de Blasio joins to discuss a new initiative to sign up New Yorkers for Obamacare, the City's security efforts post-Berlin holiday market attack and more.


#AskTheMayor: Tough Conversations on ACS Failure, Inquiries Into Fund-Raising and Hate Crimes

Friday, December 16, 2016

Mayor Bill de Blasio tackles the tough conversations regarding the Administration for Children's Services failure in the Zymere Perkins case, inquiries into his fund-raising and more.


#AskTheMayor: What 4 Years of President Trump Could Cost New York

Wednesday, December 07, 2016

Mayor Bill de Blasio discusses the reimbursement he's asking Congress for to cover security expenses for Trump, and how New Yorkers should respond to perceived hate crimes.

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#AskTheMayor: The Future of NYC Under a Trump Presidency

Friday, November 18, 2016

Mayor de Blasio discusses the post-election climate in New York City, his recent meeting with President-elect Donald Trump, and his own mayoral run for 2017.

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#AskTheMayor: New York City Prepares for the Election

Friday, November 04, 2016

New York City mayor Bill de Blasio joins to talk about an increase of police presence for this weekend's marathon and election day, and takes questions from our audience.


The Brian Lehrer Show Live with Mayor Bill de Blasio, Joy Reid and Marina Abramović.

Friday, October 28, 2016

Watch as Brian talks with Mayor Bill de Blasio, MSNBC's Joy Reid and performance artist Marina Abramović.   


#AskTheMayor (In Person): Four Years After Sandy, One Year Away from Election

Friday, October 28, 2016

In a live taping in the Greene Space, Mayor de Blasio discussed his re-election campaign, the city's response to climate change, and why people were protesting outside the station.


#AskTheMayor: On the Police Killing of Deborah Danner

Friday, October 21, 2016

Mayor de Blasio joins us to discuss rising property taxes, crosstown traffic, and why an NYPD officer should not have shot a mentally ill Bronx woman.


#AskTheMayor: Voter Registration

Friday, October 14, 2016

It's the last day to register to vote in New York. We #AskTheMayor about voter registration and policy.

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#AsktheMayor: Child Protective Services, Rent Exemptions and JCOPE Subpoenas

Thursday, October 06, 2016

Mayor Bill de Blasio takes a closer look at NYC's Child Protective Services, rent exemptions for New Yorkers and JCOPE subpoenas for Campaign for One New York. 


#AskTheMayor: This Week in New York City

Wednesday, September 28, 2016

After an FDNY officer died in the explosion of a suspected drug den in the Bronx, Mayor de Blasio discusses whether marijuana legalization is in New York City's future.


#AskTheMayor: Chelsea Explosion Debriefing

Friday, September 23, 2016

After last weekend's terrorist bombing in Chelsea, Mayor Bill de Blasio reviews what worked and what the city could have done better.

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Mayor de Blasio Says Authorities Seek New Jersey Man For Bomb Questioning

Monday, September 19, 2016

Law enforcement officials are searching for a New Jersey resident on connection with the weekend bombings.


#AskTheMayor: Quality of Life and Farewell to NYPD Commissioner Bratton

Friday, September 16, 2016

Mayor Bill de Blasio takes calls on quality of life issues and talks about an increase of 2,000 police officers this year under the incoming NYPD Commissioner James O'Neill.

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#AskTheMayor: The People's Policy Press Conference

Friday, September 09, 2016

Listeners call in to ask New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio about his policies.

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#AskTheMayor: Immigration Policy, Locally and Nationally

Thursday, September 01, 2016

For this week's #AskTheMayor, Bill de Blasio talks about New York City's status as a sanctuary city — a city that follows certain procedures that shelters illegal immigrants.

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