The governor is billing the journey as a chance to open business opportunities for New York state.
The mayor also criticized some of Gov. Andrew Cuomo's budget plans.
A federal grand jury returned an indictment against Sheldon Silver Thursday afternoon.
Judges should have more of a role when defendants are police officers, Judge Jonathan Lippman said.
Gov. Andrew Cuomo is proposing eliminating the 'tasting tax' in his upcoming budget.
Heastie received seven jury duty postponements from 2005 to 2008, three times the normal amount.
It's not the first time Mayor Bill de Blasio and Gov. Andrew Cuomo have clashed on major policy.
Carl Heastie of The Bronx was elected Assembly Speaker Tuesday.
The governor said he would not approve a state budget that does not include his five-point ethics plan.
Frontrunner Carl Heastie is facing off against Catherine Nolan of Queens after others dropped out.
The Assembly will hold an election Feb. 10 to replace Silver, who was arrested on corruption charges.
Brian Meara, one of the top-paid lobbyists in Albany, is a cooperating witness for the feds.
Glenwood Management, owned by 100-year-old Leonard Litwin, is "Developer 1," sources say.
Bill de Blasio was among many New York Democrats who defended Sheldon Silver Thursday.
Charges may stem from cash Silver got from a firm specializing in real estate taxes, sources said.
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