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"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
NEW YORK — The City Council is expected to mark its final all-member meeting of the year on a note of legislative triumph — and by saying goodbye to nearly
Mayor-elect Bill de Blasio's pick for city budget director was once referred to as the "right arm" of state Assembly Speaker Sheldon Silver by the longtime power broker himself.
Mayor-elect Bill de Blasio's transition team is promising an inauguration in early January that will feature "an unprecedented level of access for the people of New York to their newly-elected