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A bevy of local elected and community leaders were among the thousands of bundled up New Yorkers at City Hall on Wednesday celebrating the new city vanguard. Many noted the
Mayor Bill de Blasio’s message of eliminating New York City’s rising economic inequality carried him to the city’s highest post. He also has some national leaders convinced.
“This income inequality problem
I AM DEEPLY honored and humbled to take this oath for the Office of New York City Public Advocate. Words cannot express my gratitude to all of those who gave
"Twelve years ago, when New York gathered on these steps to swear in a new government, it was a deeply uncertain time for our City -- and our Nation.
Thank you, President Clinton, for your kind words. It was an honor to serve in your administration, and we’re all honored by your presence. I have to note that, over
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NEW YORK — Welcome to office, Mayor Bill de Blasio. Now get to work.
That’s the message from more than two dozen Gotham Gazette readers who submitted their advice
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NEW YORK — The historic overhaul of New York City government this year goes well beyond the mayor's office.
There are 21 new members of the City Council,
NEW YORK — Transportation Alternatives Executive Director Paul Steely White gambles that incoming Police Commissioner Bill Bratton will land on the cover of Time magazine for “drastically reducing traffic fatalities.”
A Latino advocacy organization is calling attention to what it says is a “disturbing pattern” of “marginal inclusion” of Hispanics among Mayor-elect Bill de Blasio’s top-level appointments.
In a letter sent