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David Paterson claimed anti-police brutality protesters "only care about themselves," and compared them negatively to Al Sharpton.
Laura Santucci, Mayor Bill de Blasio's chief of staff, may depart the administration, sources say.
Mayor Bill de Blasio is now thinking about bringing the 2020 Democratic National Convention to Brooklyn.
Mayor Bill de Blasio said his rift with the NYPD did not scuttle his bid to bring the Democratic convention to Brooklyn.
Mr. Bush has apparently already honed one key skill of presidential politics—ignoring questions as they are asked and instead answering with your own message.
Mayor Bill de Blasio's home borough of Brooklyn will not play host to the 2016 Democratic National Convention.
Vincent Gentile, William Colton and Robert Holst met with the Staten Island Democratic Party about running to replace Michael Grimm.
Mr. Kallos is introducing legislation today that would allow New Yorkers to track their absentee ballot online.
A bill being introduced today would track the racial breakdown of desk appearance tickets issued for crimes like marijuana possession.
Despite a resume boasting senior positions under Mayor Ed Koch, Governors Mario Cuomo and Eliot Spitzer, as well as a stint running the Port Authority, Anthony Shorris—whose official title is first deputy mayor but whose wife reportedly calls him the “city’s super”—maintains a low profile and a self-effacing manner. He recently took time from his demanding job to chat about what it’s like to run the show when the mayor’s out of town, imagining his alternative universe and the differences between bureaucrats and the politicians they serve.
Council Speaker Melissa Mark-Viverito said today the city should cut back on arrests for minor crimes, and make it easier for those arrested to make bail.
Brooklyn District Attorney Kenneth Thompson said the Akai Gurley case had nothing to do with Eric Garner or Michael Brown.
Kimberly Ballinger and Hertencia Petersen based Peter Liang for killing Akai Gurley, and demanded changes at the NYPD.
Council Speaker Melissa Mark-Viverito wants to expand the city's government to to help New Yorkers get access to civil lawyers in civil cases and enforce and study city labor laws.
Officer Peter Liang pleaded not guilty to a manslaughter charge after a grand jury decided to indict him in the death of Akai Gurley.
Bill de Blasio maintained that the justice system alone decide the guilt of Peter Liang, but defended his reaction to the Eric Garner case.
A super PAC supporting Staten Island District Attorney Daniel Donovan's bid for Congress is raising eyebrows after it invited the prosecutor to its fund-raiser.
Can the new Assembly Speaker Carl Heastie legislate in Sheldon Silver's shadow?
In her first State of the City address, Council Speaker Melissa Mark-Viverito will call for the city to use more summonses and tickets in an effort to cut down on arrests.
Rosie Mendez, Inez Dickens and Darlene Mealy attacked failures in communication with the LLC that has taken over six NYCHA properties.