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De Blasio: Clinton getting 'more and more' compelling

capitalnewyork.com — Mayor Bill de Blasio thinks his former boss, presidential candidate Hillary Clinton, is well on her way to becoming a high-quality Democratic contender. "I think Secretary Clinton is offering a more and more powerful vision for addressing the issues that I'm particularly focused on, and I give her a lot of credit for that," he said on Wednesday during an unrelated press conference.
Sep 02, 2015

Mayor Bill de Blasio thinks his former boss is well on her way to becoming a high-quality Democratic contender politi.co/1Us8AB8

Sep 02, 2015

RT @danarubinstein: Mayor Bill de Blasio thinks his former boss is well on her way to becoming a high-quality Democratic contender politi.co/1Us8AB8

Sep 02, 2015

BDB inching closer to endorsing HRC: "I think with each passing day she’s put forward a stronger & clearer vision" politi.co/1O9LD3u

Sep 02, 2015

Hillary Clinton's 2000 campaign manager is learning more and more about her every day capitalnewyork.com/article/city-h…

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Former public advocate candidate to raise for Clinton

capitalnewyork.com — Reshma Saujani, the tech-sector activist and former hedge fund attorney who ran for public advocate in 2013, is hosting a fundraiser for Hillary Clinton on Sept. 30, according to a copy of the invitation acquired by POLITICO New York. She's apparently co-hosting it with her husband, tech entrepreneur Nihal Mehta, whose first name (but not last) is also on the invite.

Report: Subway stations on pace for good repair by 2067

capitalnewyork.com — A grim report released Wednesday morning about New York City's subway stations concludes that if the Metropolitan Transportation Authority were to keep fixing them up at the current rate, they won't be in good shape until 2067. The authors of the report, from Citizens Budget Commission, invoked Sisyphus to describe the prospect of the M.T.A.

De Blasio breaks stride on a safe-streets issue, again

capitalnewyork.com — Paul Steely White, executive director of Transportation Alternatives and New York City's leading bike advocate, has been taken aback by Bill de Blasio before. Back in 2012, about three years before the administration would announce that it was reconsidering the pedestrian plazas of Times Square, then-candidate de Blasio told a bunch of Brooklyn donors that he would take a more "incremental" approach to safer streets than Michael Bloomberg, whose transportation commissioner de Blasio dubbed a "radical."
Sep 01, 2015

"You know, like the five or six mayors before him, he’s a mixed bag" bit.ly/1JHn3aE

Sep 01, 2015

RT @danarubinstein: "You know, like the five or six mayors before him, he’s a mixed bag" bit.ly/1JHn3aE

Sep 01, 2015

RT @danarubinstein: "You know, like the five or six mayors before him, he’s a mixed bag" bit.ly/1JHn3aE

Sep 01, 2015

Bill de Blasio wakes up every morning as a car lover in a city that ain't politi.co/1N7yoTW (OK, that might be a stretch)

Sep 01, 2015

Park Slope activists @EricMcClureBK & @Naparstek get a mention in this @politicony story on de Blasio & safe streets: politi.co/1hvuUx6

Plaza managers hope for a more ambitious Times Square discussion

capitalnewyork.com — On Friday morning, a reporter asked Mayor Bill de Blasio's planning commissioner if he was surprised by the uproar the administration had caused when it declared itself open to tearing up the Times Square pedestrian plazas to fix a purported bare-breasted lady problem.

Report warns MTA revenue could erode if Uber growth continues

capitalnewyork.com — Add Uber to the myriad obstacles facing the agency that runs New York City's subways and buses. If the San Francisco-based car hail company with the more than $50 billion valuation continues its swift growth in New York City, the Metropolitan Transportation Authority might soon find one of its funding sources a bit less reliable, according to the Citizens Budget Commission.
Aug 26, 2015

RT @urbanophile: Politico New York: Report warns MTA revenue could erode if Uber growth continues - capitalnewyork.com/article/albany…

Aug 26, 2015

RT @urbanophile: Politico New York: Report warns MTA revenue could erode if Uber growth continues - capitalnewyork.com/article/albany…

Labor group prods Cuomo on Cosmos stadium bid

capitalnewyork.com — Two and a half years after the Cosmos bid to build a soccer stadium at Belmont Park, the head of New York State's AFL-CIO urged Governor Andrew Cuomo's economic development chief to get it done already.

'The jury's out': De Blasio evolves on the Times Square pedestrian plaza

capitalnewyork.com — Tweet Share on Facebook Print Bill de Blasio isn't so sure about that pedestrian plaza in Times Square anymore. Last night, at the second-to-last debate before the mayoral election, CBS reporter Maurice DuBois asked de Blasio if he would "take out the tables and chairs from Times and Herald squares and reopen Broadway."
Aug 20, 2015

RT @GloriaPazmino: "I have profoundly mixed feelings on this issue," the Democratic candidate for mayor responded.” - 2013 @BilldeBlasio capitalnewyork.com/article/politi…

Aug 20, 2015

RELEVANT AGAIN: Oct2013 'The jury's out': "De Blasio evolves on the Times Square pedestrian plaza" capi.tl/1fUQ2cT by @danarubinstein

Aug 20, 2015

RT @GloriaPazmino: RELEVANT AGAIN: Oct2013 'The jury's out': "De Blasio evolves on the Times Square pedestrian plaza" capi.tl/1fUQ2cT by @danarubinstein

Aug 20, 2015

RT @GloriaPazmino: RELEVANT AGAIN: Oct2013 'The jury's out': "De Blasio evolves on the Times Square pedestrian plaza" capi.tl/1fUQ2cT by @danarubinstein

Aug 20, 2015

RT @GloriaPazmino: RELEVANT AGAIN: Oct2013 'The jury's out': "De Blasio evolves on the Times Square pedestrian plaza" capi.tl/1fUQ2cT by @danarubinstein

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Christie and Bush run against 'crazy' Bill de Blasio

capitalnewyork.com — Two more Republican presidential candidates have found a perfect foil in Mayor Bill de Blasio. In the past 36 hours, he's been attacked three times on the campaign trail by GOP presidential candidates - once by Jeb Bush and twice by Chris Christie.
Aug 19, 2015

Christie and Bush run against 'crazy' Bill de Blasio bit.ly/1NFD404

Aug 19, 2015

Christie and Bush run against 'crazy' Bill de Blasio bit.ly/1NFD404

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Staten Island congressman calls tunnel talk 'disheartening'

capitalnewyork.com — Staten Island Congressman Dan Donovan, whose borough gets free ferry service to Manhattan, isn't particularly enthusiastic about this new Amtrak proposal to build a rail tunnel beneath the Hudson River. "It's disheartening to sit in traffic while listening to news updates about multibillion dollar investments for another underwater rail tunnel from New Jersey to Manhattan," he said in a statement sent to the press Wednesday afternoon.
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Sep 03, 2015

"If you are a government official and you have taken an oath to uphold the law, that trumps your personal opinion"--Cuomo on Kim Davis

Sep 03, 2015

"I feel...I am taking advantage of a great privilege that you allow me to send you a personal email every so often” politico.com/story/2015/09/…

Sep 03, 2015

"Clinton backers say they think the Sanders phenomenon will begin to fizzle in the fall" politico.com/story/2015/09/…

Sep 02, 2015

Mayor Bill de Blasio thinks his former boss is well on her way to becoming a high-quality Democratic contender politi.co/1Us8AB8

Sep 02, 2015

"“The cats, who keep the rodent population under control, will be killed in a ferocious manner, using Compound 10/8…" gu.com/p/4c2ke/stw

Sep 02, 2015

Report: Subway stations on pace for good repair by 2067 politi.co/1JNn6gQ

Sep 01, 2015

RT @katie_honan: 16 y/o shot & killed in Far Rockaway blocks from where his 18 y/o brother was killed in 2012: dnainfo.com/new-york/20150… http:…

Sep 01, 2015

RT @DickPolman1: 76 years ago today, Hitler invaded Poland. See, things could be a lot worse.


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