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Former Bloomberg Spokeswoman Fined for Violating Conflict of Interest Rules

Ex-City Hall spokeswoman Julie Wood violated rules after going to work at Kickstarter, a board ruled.

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Pat Lynch Is Out of Touch With Union Members' Needs, Challengers Say

The firebrand PBA boss should have been more conciliatory with the mayor, his would-be replacements say.

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Vision Zero Does 'Nothing' to Keep Streets Safe, Assemblyman Says

Assemblyman Michael DenDekker requested the comptroller's office audit Vision Zero 

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How to Get the New York City Municipal ID

The city launched its much-anticipated municipal ID card program Monday.

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Styrofoam Containers, School Trays to be Banned in NYC Starting in July

School trays, some of which are made out of styrofoam, will also be switched to compostable material.

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Bill de Blasio Met With Eric Garner Protesters

Mayor de Blasio invited some of the protests' organizers to meet with him on Friday morning.

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Bratton Says Role That Banks Rejected Was More Politics Than Policing

Chief Philip Banks III rejected the first deputy commissioner role.

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City Clears Top Mayoral Aide of Wrongdoing in Background Check Omission

City Hall announces no discipline for top aide who failed to disclose she lived with convicted killer.

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Chirlane McCray Becomes Only First Lady to Attend NYPD Crime Stats Meeting

The mayor's wife and son attended separate meetings at which police brass grill commanders about crime.

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NYPD Union Boss Says Bad Press Has Motivated Attacks on Police

The president of the detectives' union reminded his members that they're not a "punching bag."  

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City Still in Control of Charter Schools Despite State Laws, Mayor Says

During a roundtable on the state budget, the mayor said colocations were still the city's decision.

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Melissa Mark-Viverito Becomes First Latina Speaker After Rival Concedes

Mark-Viverito soared to the top council seat after rival Daniel Garodnick backed down.

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Mayor Taps Former Michelle Obama Press Aide as Spokeswoman for His Office

Marti Adams joins a press shop packed with veterans of de Blasio's Public Advocate office and campaign.

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Bill de Blasio Pledges to Take 'Dead Aim' at Inequality at Inauguration

De Blasio, the 109th mayor of the city, was publicly sworn into office by Bill Clinton Wednesday.

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Ray Kelly to Stash De Blasio NYPD Transition Team in Trailer

The trailer at One Police Plaza will leave the team with little access to police headquarters.