Articles Tagged 'Bill DeBlasio'
City Council open to no-confidence vote against Mayor de Blasio
City Council Speaker Corey Johnson said Thursday he’ll let the body’s legislative process run its course when it comes to a no-confidence vote on Mayor… READ MORE
De Blasio’s wife irks former mansion chef with ‘servant’ remark
New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio’s wife has enraged a former Gracie Mansion chef by referring to him as a “servant” in a recent interview.
First lady Chirlane McCray, while talking to a reporter of her plans for the mansion’s attic, said, “I can convey to you, with confidence, there will not be a servant living there.”
Mitchel London,… READ MORE
De Blasio Boycotts St. Patrick’s Parade
Mayor Bill de Blasio confirmed Tuesday he will boycott the annual St. Patrick’s Day Parade on Fifth Avenue because of the organizers’ policy effectively banning gay groups from taking part, but he won’t prohibit New York City employees from marching.
Mr. de Blasio, a Brooklyn Democrat, will be the first mayor in two decades to sit out the event, billed… READ MORE
De Blasio inherits big counterterror force — and New Yorkers fighting in Syria
NEW YORK — At a recent briefing in lower Manhattan, the New York Police Department gave an auditorium full of private security executives plenty to worry about.
One of the NYPD’s intelligence analysts warned that New Yorkers have gone to fight in the Syrian civil war and could come back radicalized against the West. A high-ranking officer described drills testing… READ MORE