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Carmen Farina Says City Readying 'Plan B' for Universal Pre-K

Schools Chancellor Carmen Fariña spent over an hour answering questions on the city's plans.

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Republican Leader Vows to Block State Vote on De Blasio's Pre-K Tax

State Senate co-leader Dean Skelos said Mayor Bill de Blasio's plan would not come to vote in Albany.

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Suit Seeks to Quash Willets West Mall Project

A suit filed Monday says the approval for the Willets Point redevelopment project should be revoked.

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De Blasio Vows Government 'With a Soul' in First State of the City Speech

The mayor promoted universal pre-K, affordable housing, and a living wage in his speech.

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Mayor Announces New Leaders for Major Housing Agencies

The picks for leading the city's housing agencies were announced Saturday.

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Advocates Petition De Blasio to Make Swift Stop-and-Frisk Reforms

Reform advocates collected signatures from New Yorkers Saturday to expedite proposed changes.

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Mayor Promises 'Lockbox' for Pre-K Funds, But Similar Pledge Failed in '90s

Dinkins officials used funds dedicated to Safe Streets, Safe City to plug budget holes, insiders said.

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Queens Reps Want Northern Blvd. Included in Mayor's Traffic Safety Plan

Officials say safety upgrades are needed following two recent incidents where pedestrians were struck.

Melrose »

Mayor Calls for Probe of ACS after Queens Girl's Beating Death

Kevasia Edwards suffered broken ribs and teeth before being found dead in Far Rockaway Monday.

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De Blasio Won't March in St. Patrick's Day Parade

The mayor said he wouldn't be attending the annual parade over exclusions of the LGBTQ community.

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Children's Aid Society Chief Tapped to Spearhead City's UPK Plan

Richard Buery, of the Children's Aid Society, will oversee the city's UPK efforts as a deputy mayor.

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Long Island College Hospital Not Eligible for Medicaid Waiver Money: Report

The money from the federal government reportedly cannot be used to save the Cobble Hill hospital.

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Albany's Empty Promises on Pre-K Show Need for de Blasio Tax, Advocates Say

Every governor since George Pataki has promised statewide universal pre-kindergarten.

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Mayor Drops Staten Island Chuck, Groundhog Predicts More Winter

The furry meteorologist predicted six more weeks of winter after being dropped by Mayor de Blasio.

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Education Department Diverts $210 Million Away From Charter Schools

Mayor Bill de Blasio said the new funds will help pay for things including universal pre-K seats.

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