Bill de Blasio

New York City Council Speaker Corey Johnson and Mayor Bill de Blasio originally announce the plans to create smaller, borough equitable prison system to replace Rikers in February.
Borough presidents and state lawmakers have raised concerns.
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New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio surrounded by corrections officers during a news conference on Rikers Island in 2015
Debate program might help incarcerated people re-enter society.
Policy
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A man riding on the back of a garbage truck
Waste Equity passed. But the fight over commercial pickup zones is about to get nasty.
Policy
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Uber car in New York City
Better road management and transit service are more efficient answers.
Opinion
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Homeless person pushing a shopping cart in New York City
Rising rents are driving New York City’s latest homelessness crisis. Here’s how to fix it.
Opinion
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BQX Rendering
Despite a 2017 deadline, there's still no release date for the feasibility study.
Policy
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water tanks atop NYCHA’s Elliott housing development
Some of the worst water tanks are in the city’s public housing, cleaners say.
News & Politics
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Brooklyn Borough President Eric Adams
After rehabbing his block and his body, is the borough president fit to be NYC mayor?
Personality
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Winners & Losers
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