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De Blasio's Scathing Criticism of Cuomo Gets Mixed Support

Some local politicans declined to criticize Cuomo while others welcomed the mayor's comments.

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Crime Drops in June as This Summer Starts Out as One of NYC's Safest

Serious crime is down for the month, and shootings and murders have eased.

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Cuomo Worked To Hurt New York City's Agenda in Albany, De Blasio Says

The mayor said he expected some sort of revenge from the governor for his critical remarks.   .

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De Blasio Appoints First Woman to Head Economic Development Corporation

Maria Torres-Springer was serving as the city's commissioner for small business services.

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Council's Police Reform Laws Are 'Unprecedented Intrusions,' Bratton Says

The City Council said it has the right to legislate changes that affect police department policy.

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'True Neighborhood Policing' Coming With New Initiative, Mayor Says

De Blasio, Bratton to unveil community policing initiative named "One City: Safe and Fair Everywhere."

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De Blasio Isn't the Only Progessive Politician Who Doesn't Pay Interns

From the City Council, to the Public Advocate and Members of Congress, electeds don't pay their interns.

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De Blasio Hired More Police to Head Off Political Fallout, Sources Say

The mayor feared his second term would be doomed if crime rose and he did nothing, sources said.

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NYPD To Get 1,300 New Officers Under De Blasio, City Council Budget Plan

The mayor said the new officers will save the city $70 million in overtime costs.

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City Hall Mulls Plan to Add 500 Officers to NYPD, Sources Say

The mayor and City Council are apparently working to hire more officers after months of refusals.

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Cuomo AIDS Plan Needs $10 Million From De Blasio, Advocates Say

The governor's blueprint to end AIDS requires the city match the state's funding for it, activists said.

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Council Passes De Blasio's Police and Fire Pension Plan Without Much Notice

The unexpected vote was taken Wednesday. Police and fire unions criticized the move.

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City Custodian Suspended for Helping Couples Get Married

The staffer was on duty when he improperly acted as a witness at three weddings in 2013, officials said.

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De Blasio Press Office Uses Genius to Strike Back at News Articles

The mayor's team used a website to make five public critiques of a 184-word New York Post article.

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Nearly All NYC Schools to Get Door Alarms This Year Under 'Avonte's Law'

More than 21,000 alarms will be placed at schools across the city, at a cost of $5.55 million.