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De Blasio tries to bat away ‘quid-pro-quo’ claims with hotels union

Mayor Bill de Blasio struggled Friday to bat away quid-pro-quo allegations reported by The Post over City Hall’s pro-Hotel Trades Council policy reversal — which came as the politically powerful union gave his quixotic...

De Blasio tries to bat away ‘quid-pro-quo’ claims with hotels union

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De Blasio gets hotel union endorsement after Airbnb crackdown Mayor Bill de Blasio gained his first major endorsement in his quixotic presidential quest from the New York Hotel and Motel Trades Council — following his administration’s crackdown on union rival Airbnb. De Blasio joined the labor union’s president, Peter Ward, at its West 44th Street headquarters...
01:51, 2019-06-06

FDNY union: De Blasio’s ‘Vision Zero’ is slowing response times The FDNY’s response times to blazes and other emergencies are rising dramatically — and the city’s firefighters union says Mayor Bill de Blasio’s “Vision Zero” initiative, aimed at reducing traffic deaths, is a big reason why. The Uniformed Firefighters Association is accusing the de Blasio ad...
18:00, 2019-09-19

De Blasio taps powerful union leader to help him run City Hall Mayor Bill de Blasio has hired a powerful union leader with a long history of pushing his pet projects to help run City Hall. Hizzoner announced Monday that Alison Hirsh, vice president and political director of 32BJ SEIU, will become his new $230,000-a-year senior adviser for strategic planning. He...
02:34, 2019-09-10

De Blasio slammed by police union over anti-cop ‘chaos’ in Brooklyn "How are cops supposed to do our job in this environment? When will @NYPDNews or @NYCMayor @BilldeBlasio stand up & say enough is enough?" the Police Benevolent Association fumed on Twitter....
01:51, 2019-08-19

NYC police union protests de Blasio in Detroit hours before debate A local police union president blasted Bill de Blasio at an NYPD union protest of the mayor outside the Democratic debate venue in Motor City Wednesday....
08:34, 2019-08-01

Nearly 70% of de Blasio 2020 donors are hotel workers tied to powerful union Mayor Bill de Blasio has repeatedly touted the “grassroots” nature of his quixotic presidential campaign but nearly 70 percent of his donors are tied to a single union — the powerful Hotel Trades Council. The 40,000-member HTC is the only union that’s endorsed de Blasio’...
05:00, 2019-08-17

New York Union Throws Weight Behind ‘Hometown Guy’ Bill de Blasio for 2020 A New York hotel union is directing donations to the mayor, with an eye on influencing the next mayor’s race in addition to the presidential contest....
16:17, 2019-06-20

De Blasio blasts ‘reprehensible’ NYPD union over response to Pantaleo firing Mayor Bill de Blasio blasted the NYPD’s top union on Monday night following the Police Benevolent Association’s call for a vote of “no confidence” against him and the police commissioner. De Blasio said it was “reprehensible” that PBA President Patrick Lynch called for a publ...
03:00, 2019-08-20

Police union slams de Blasio’s no-bail program for teens charged in violent crimes New York City’s largest police union on Tuesday slammed Mayor de Blasio’s no-bail plan for teens charged with violent crimes, saying it “flies in the face” of the work cops do and will “doom this city.” “Pandering for votes during his quest for the presidenc...
22:51, 2019-05-28

NYPD union rips de Blasio over Eric Garner cop case, warns police department is ‘frozen’ The New York Police Department union on Friday tore into Mayor Bill de Blasio over his handling of the case of the police officer charged in the 2014 death of Eric Garner -- accusing him of putting his finger on the scale in the case, and warning that the police department is now “frozen.”...
21:51, 2019-08-03

NYPD union calls for de Blasio’s removal, commissioner’s resignation in wake of Garner officer's firing The New York Police Department union on Wednesday delivered a unanimous vote of no confidence in Mayor Bill de Blasio and NYPD Commissioner James O’Neill – calling for their removal and resignation, respectively, following the firing of the officer involved in the arrest that led to Eric Garner's de...
01:34, 2019-08-29

De Blasio claims NYCHA chairwoman testified ‘honestly and accurately’ Mayor Bill de Blasio on Monday defended a top-level appointee against allegations she “omitted material details” during testimony about the lead-paint scandal plaguing the New York City Housing Authority. De Blasio rejected claims by federal monitor Bart Schwartz that interim NYCHA Chair...
23:17, 2019-06-03

De Blasio campaign finance move violated federal rules, watchdog claims A conservative watchdog group in Washington filed an ethics complaint with federal regulators alleging that Mayor Bill de Blasio violated the law by leaning on his state political account to pick up the tab for the early days of his presidential campaign. “This complaint is based upon informat...
00:51, 2019-08-02

East Village building owner claims de Blasio blocked renovations to benefit donor The owner of a long-empty East Village building that once housed PS 64 has filed suit against the mayor, the city and the Department of Buildings for allegedly thwarting his attempts to develop it into a college dorm — claiming they are conspiring to benefit a wealthy Democratic donor, according to ...
05:34, 2019-09-12

Andy Biggs: De Blasio, Swalwell making 'outrageous' claims about Trump; it's unclear why they're running in 2020 It's unclear why New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio and Rep. Eric Swalwell, D-Calif., are running for president in 2020, according to Rep. Andy Biggs, R-Ariz....
10:34, 2019-06-15

Top union hit with 'unfair practices' claim by union for its office workers The union representing office workers for the Service Employees International Union filed an unfair practices complaint against the larger union Thursday with the National Labor Relations Board....
08:34, 2019-05-31

Hotels become immigration battleground DETROIT (AP) – There’s a new target in the clash over immigration: hotels. Advocacy groups and unions are pressuring Marriott, MGM and others not to house migrants who have been arrested by Immigration and Customs Enforcement officers. The U.S. government has occasionally detained migran...
00:34, 2019-07-22

Teaching Hotels: Why You Might Want to Stay In One At teaching hotels, including Cornell University’s Statler, you don’t just get top-of-the-class service, you’re part of the lesson plan. Plus: Hotel pros on how to score an upgrade and other tips on acing a hotel stay...
21:17, 2019-09-11

10 of Europe's best new seaside hotels Looking to stay close to the beach? Check out (and maybe check in to) these stylish, recently opened hotels and apartments from Latvia to Las Palmas On a remote and rocky hillside on the Mani peninsula, a 90-minute drive south from Kalamata airport, Aria Estate is a group of 13 B&B apartments built ...
12:17, 2019-06-11

One in seven hotels on TripAdvisor might use fake reviews Hotels in tourist destinations had "striking" patterns of five-star reviews posted by one-time contributors, according to UK consumer group Which? Travel....
01:00, 2019-09-07

These art-filled hotels could moonlight as museums This summer, if you’re looking for a weekend escape that doesn’t skimp on culture, consider these six hotels. They’re easy to get to — but more to the point, they’re all within reach of world-class art and hang it proudly on their walls. Hamilton Princess Bermuda (from $629) Hop a 2-hour-ish flight,...
03:17, 2019-05-22

The best new hotels and renovated resorts in the Hamptons Gurney’s Star Island Resort & Marina, Montauk The long-awaited renovation of the old Montauk Yacht Club is the buzziest news on the East End. Debuting Memorial Day weekend, the 107-room property will have all the bells and whistles of a full-on resort: three pools, a kids’ club, a private beach, a c...
14:51, 2019-05-23

10 of the best hotels, B&Bs and apartments in Brittany, France Brittany’s rugged coastline is dotted with great places to stay, from cool contemporary hotels to the watering hole where ‘Onion Johnnies’ once knocked back ciderThe characterful Ty Mad hotel, whose name means “good home”, is set in a stately manor house with 15 airy bedrooms. Neutral decor makes th...
13:51, 2019-07-13

7 luxurious hotels loved by royalty From the British Windsors to the Aga Khan to Monaco's House of Grimaldi, privacy and discretion is paramount for royals when traveling. First-class hospitality, personalized service and luxury amenities are also essential, so it takes a truly remarkable hotel to capture their hearts....
01:51, 2019-07-20

5 thrilling new NYC hotels to visit this summer TWA Hotel (JFK Airport) Finally, a reason to thank the airlines for your delay! After nearly two decades of disuse, Eero Saarinen’s petite TWA terminal — a Space Age icon that defined the Golden Era of Travel when it debuted in 1962, but eventually closed in 2001 after the airline’s downfall in the ...
15:17, 2019-07-03

Hotels pressured not to help ICE detain migrants DETROIT — There’s a new target in the clash over immigration: hotels. Advocacy groups and unions are pressuring Marriott, MGM and others not to house migrants who have been arrested by Immigration and Customs Enforcement officers. The U.S. government has occasionally detained migrants in hotel...
23:34, 2019-07-21

Blackstone to buy five hotels in Greek islands Blackstone Real Estate Partners Europe, a unit of U.S. private equity firm Blackstone Group , agreed to buy five hotels in Greece from Louis Group in a deal valued at 178.6 million euros ($197 million), the firm said on Friday....
14:00, 2019-09-20

10 of the best luxury seaside hotels in Greece Filled with lavish amenities ranging from private helicopter transportation and personal butlers, these luxurious seaside hotels offer some of the best places to stay Greece....
19:34, 2019-09-10

From the archive: posh hotels from the 1970s Ranging from £5 to £10 and offering anonymous service and instant coffee, the hotels of the 1970s were gearing themselves up for the boom in mass tourism‘The jumbo jets, now increasingly common over London, have marked the start of the new age,’ writes Eric Clark in the Observer Magazine of 24 May 1...
07:17, 2019-08-18

Hotels with Instagram-perfect views With the explosion in popularity of Instagram, it increasingly feels like you haven't really been on vacation until you've carefully crafted and posted that all-important shot from your hotel, hacienda or houseboat....
15:00, 2019-09-09

Checking In at Trump Hotels, for Kinship (and Maybe Some Sway) To ethics lawyers, the most extraordinary aspect of the daily merging of President Trump’s official duties and his commercial interests is that it has now become almost routine....
22:00, 2019-09-07

| Trump denies anything improper in officials' use of his hotels President Donald Trump has denied anything improper in the use by military personnel and Vice President Mike Pence of his luxury golf resorts while on official travel abroad....
18:00, 2019-09-10

Hotels to use QR codes to prove sheets are clean A new service will let guests in China see how clean their sheets are simply by scanning a QR code. Buzz60’s Sean Dowling has more.       ...
21:17, 2019-07-17

10 of the best family-friendly hotels and villas in Greece From the peaks of the Peloponnese to Greek island beaches, all these places to stay have lots of character plus fun, child-friendly featuresIt’s rare to find a hotel that appeals to children of all ages. Verina Suites does so brilliantly, and has plenty of perks for adults too. Staff in white delive...
19:17, 2019-06-02

The best cities, hotels and airlines, according to Travel + Leisure Looking for the best city to visit? The best hotel to stay in? The best tour company? Look no further than Travel + Leisure's latest rankings.       ...
16:51, 2019-07-10

Hotels Have Piled On the Brands. In a Downturn, That Could Be a Problem. As the long bull market shows signs of fatigue, some industry analysts are starting to ask: What will become of all the upstart brands when the economy sours?...
08:34, 2019-08-27

These hotels get the best marks from guests, according to J.D. Power rankings According to the J.D. Power study, quality of sleep is the most important part of a guest's hotel stay.       ...
15:00, 2019-07-24

Choice Hotels CEO on the state of the travel industry Pat Pacious, Choice Hotels CEO, joins 'The Exchange' to discuss the state of the U.S. travel industry and why he sees now as a great time for consumers....
22:34, 2019-09-05

IHG hotels to ditch travel-sized amenities to help environment The hospitality company that owns the Holiday Inn and Crowne Plaza hotel chains announced Tuesday it's ditching travel-sized bathroom amenities to cut down on plastic waste. ...
18:51, 2019-07-31

Traveling with a furry friend? No problem. These hotels allow pets Taking a vacation often means leaving your beloved pets at home — but what if you didn't have to?       ...
11:34, 2019-08-27

Loews Hotels CEO says trade war makes U.S. less welcoming destination Loews Hotels CEO and Chairman Jonathan Tisch sits down with CNBC's Seema Mody at the NYU Hospitality Investment Conference in New York, where he speaks about the threat of tariffs on tourism and the labor shortage the hospitality industry is trying to tackle....
02:17, 2019-06-04

Fires at three Hawaii hotels investigated as arson, authorities say Authorities in Hawaii are investigating fires that were intentionally set at three high-rise resort hotels near Waikiki Beach over the past four days, officials said Wednesday....
05:17, 2019-08-08

Holiday Inn owner to ditch mini toiletries from 5,000 hotels InterContinental Hotels Group will switch to refillable bottles by 2021 to reduce plastic wasteInterContinental Hotels Group is ditching miniature shampoo, conditioner and body-wash bottles across its 5,000-plus sites worldwide to reduce plastic waste.The owner of the Holiday Inn, Crowne Plaza and I...
18:00, 2019-07-31

These are the best travel rewards programs for airlines and hotels, according to U.S. News U.S. News & World Report released its Best Travel Rewards Programs rankings ⁠— a detailed look at travel loyalty programs that offer top benefits.       ...
12:34, 2019-08-06

US hotels caught in fight over housing detained migrants DETROIT — There’s a new target in the clash over immigration: hotels. Advocacy groups and unions are pressuring Marriott, MGM and others not to house migrants who have been arrested by Immigration and Customs Enforcement officers. For decades, the US government has occasionally detained migrants in ...
03:34, 2019-07-23

I Slept on the Roof of a Honda Passport to Prove That Hotels Are for Suckers Data suggests that the vast majority of Americans have never slept on the roof of a midsize Japanese SUV, but almost everyone has stayed in a hotel. I’m here to tell you that you’re all suckers, and a 2019 Honda Passport is proof. Read more......
23:01, 2019-06-17

Hotels, firms cut back on water use as taps run dry in India's Chennai Hotels in India's southern city of Chennai are rationing water for guests amid searing heat while companies limit showers as the city of 4.6 million faces its worst shortage in years....
16:34, 2019-06-19

Explore the new North Fork: The buzziest hotels, restaurants and vineyards Sweet Stays Two new hotels (and another glam inn update) are debuting on the North Fork this season, placing the destination firmly on the New York City weekender’s map. The Menhaden (from $349), in relatively bustling Greenport, weaves seamlessly into the village’s fisherman-chic aesthetic (it’s ch...
20:17, 2019-05-24

Tarifa holiday guide: the best activities, bars, restaurants and hotels This beach town in the far south of Spain, only a windsurf away from Africa, mixes a surfer vibe with excellent nightlifeIt’s the most southerly town in mainland Europe, only 14km from Africa across the Strait of Gibraltar. It’s a 1,000-year-old walled labyrinth with a youthful party scene and a wor...
08:17, 2019-06-01

Relaxation on the road: 8 luxury hotels with world-class spas Nothing relaxes quite like a proper spa treatment, and theses luxury resorts are making a splash with stunning settings and intricate treatments.        ...
15:51, 2019-05-21

How this Hong Kong CEO from a billionaire family is reinventing hotels for millennials "When I look at Rosewood, I see myself as a target customer. So, that makes it quite easy to kind of craft the experiences, because I would be looking at the lens of the millennial travelers," Sonia Cheng told CNBC's "The Brave Ones."...
10:34, 2019-05-31

Marriott Hotels Ditching Small Plastic Toiletry Bottles Marriott International, the world's largest hotel chain, said Wednesday it was ditching single-use toiletry bottles as part of plans to reduce its environmental impact....
12:34, 2019-08-29

| Nigerian police hold suspect after 8 women killed in hotels Nigerian police investigating the murders of at least eight women lured to hotels in the southern city of Port Harcourt say they have arrested a suspect....
09:34, 2019-09-19

New Jersey man claims he was attacked for wearing 'MAGA' hat, claims teens shouted 'F--- Trump!' Police are investigating a New Jersey man’s claims that he was attacked Tuesday night by nearly two dozen people in New York because he was wearing a “Make American Great Again Hat.” ...
21:51, 2019-08-02

Arson has hit three separate Hawaii hotels this week; Honolulu police investigate The Waikiki Beachcomber by Outrigger, the Alohilani Resort and Hilton Hawaiian Grand Waikikian all experienced intentional fires this week.        ...
12:51, 2019-08-08

Square Feet: Cuba’s New Luxury Hotels Look to Lure Waves of U.S. Tourists As Cuba’s relationship with the United States grows warmer, redevelopment is heating up, too. But obstacles lie between the pent-up demand and the potential payoff....
05:34, 2019-05-22

Wake up and work out: Hotels increasingly offer in-room fitness amenities Forget the hotel gym: Many chains are incorporating workout gear right in guest rooms, including stationary bikes, yoga mats and resistance bands.       ...
13:34, 2019-06-17

'Person of interest' sought in 3 suspected arson fires at Hawaii hotels Authorities in Hawaii are investigating fires that they believe were intentionally set at three high-rise resort hotels near Waikiki Beach over the past four days, officials said Wednesday. ...
06:34, 2019-08-08

These Key West hotels offer an ‘underwater library’ for book lovers Don’t you just love laying by the pool and reading a good book? What if you could actually be in the pool and continue to read it? Buzz60’s Maria Mercedes Galuppo has more.       ...
12:34, 2019-08-23

South Korean firm Yanolja that reinvented love hotels gets Booking, GIC funding Yanolja's gentrification of South Korean love hotels has brought the company a valuation of more than $1 billion from investors keen to capitalize on the globalization of a novel approach to short-stay accommodation, its chief executive told Reuters....
18:00, 2019-06-11

Mecca's Finest Hotels Have 1 Main Selling Point To Grab Wealthy Pilgrims Five-star hotels with views of Islam's holiest site and luxury hajj pilgrimage packages are attracting a super-wealthy clientele and establishing Mecca as the capital of premium religious tourism....
16:00, 2019-08-12

Millionaire evaded cops in wife’s slaying by staying in luxe Mexico hotels The California millionaire who was arrested last weekend for his wife’s 2012 slaying managed to elude capture for four years in Mexico by shacking up in luxury hotels and constantly moving around, police said Tuesday. Peter Gregory Chadwick, 54, had been living under various aliases in Mexico ...
23:00, 2019-08-06

Pebble Beach car week isn't for budget travelers. Prices get jacked for tickets, hotels, even gas Thousands of people descend on the normally quiet Monterey Peninsula coast for what has come to be known as "Pebble Beach car week," but it is not an event for those on a tight budget....
19:00, 2019-08-17

Imran Khan To Stay At Envoy's Home, Avoid Expensive Hotels In US: Report Pakistan Prime Minister Imran Khan has expressed his desire to stay at the country's ambassadors official residence in Washington instead of an expensive hotel during his three-day visit to the US......
11:51, 2019-07-08

Trump Report Card: Bolton firing, debt, hotels cloud week This week’s White House Report Card finds President Trump sizing up his choices for a fourth national security adviser, cheering his Supreme Court endorsement of changing U.S. asylum policy and continuing to pack federal courts with his young judges....
20:34, 2019-09-14

Jalopnik I Slept on the Roof of a Honda Passport to Prove That Hotels Are for Suckers | Kotaku Why I Jalopnik I Slept on the Roof of a Honda Passport to Prove That Hotels Are for Suckers | Kotaku Why I Left Breath of the Wild Unfinished | io9 A Crew of VFX Artists Take on the CGI of the Star Wars Prequels | Skillet You Should Grill Whole Heads of Garlic This Summer | The Takeout Apple Jacks are gar...
06:34, 2019-06-18

How luxury hotels such as Biarritz’s Hôtel du Palais have helped shape history | Martin Kettle The venue for this weekend’s G7 summit played a pivotal role in Edwardian politicsFew hotels in the world can claim a more storied past than the Hôtel du Palais in Biarritz, where the G7 rich nation summiteers will sit in splendour to discuss world poverty this weekend. Guarded by hundreds of riot p...
12:51, 2019-08-24

Wisconsin too cheesy for Dems? Many 2020 delegates snag hotels closer to Chicago: reports Nearly half of the delegations scheduled to attend the 2020 Democratic National Convention in Milwaukee next July will stay in hotels across the state line in Illinois -- stretching as far as the Chicago area, officials said.   ...
14:17, 2019-08-23

The Leela Hotels Dilli 32 Restaurant Serves As The Perfect Gateway To The Ancient Indian Culinary E Dilli 32 of The Leela Ambience Convention Hotel serves a delightful variety of regional Indian cuisines, from Awadhi to North Indian, to Mughlai and to other provincial cuisines....
20:00, 2019-06-27

UN, world leaders, condemn Sri Lanka terrorist attacks targeting churches, hotels, which leave more than 200 dead More than 200 have been killed and hundreds injured by a series of explosions inside churches and hotels in Sri Lanka, as Christians gathered for services to celebrate Easter. In a statement, UN chief António Guterres said he was "outraged by the terror attacks" and called for the perpetrators to be...
20:17, 2019-05-21

Fort Lauderdale tourists evacuated from hotels after water main break cripples beach town Fort Lauderdale, Florida, hotels are evacuating guests after a water main break has threatened an area water outage.       ...
02:51, 2019-07-19

Half-Full Hotels and Cheap Rooms: Hong Kong Tourism Suffers Worst Month Since SARS The number of tourists visiting the city suffered one of the biggest drops on record in August, one of the clearest indications that months of antigovernment protests are decimating parts of the local economy....
19:00, 2019-09-09

Massages, Five-Star Hotels, Porsches, And... Mayo-Slathered Sushi?: Tennis Writers Reveal Best (And Worst) Tournament Perks As a rube who has only ever covered one tennis tournament—the U.S. Open (once in 2017 and once this year)—I was blown away by the perks given to credentialed media: $25 per diem to spend on food around the grounds or in the media cafeteria! Great seats! Free parking! Shuttles to and from the hotels!...
18:17, 2019-09-17

Barron Hilton, who expanded family's Hilton Hotels empire, dies at 91 Hotelier and philanthropist Barron Hilton died on Thursday of natural causes at his home in Los Angeles. He was 91.       ...
21:51, 2019-09-20

De Blasio’s presidential headquarters is near his gym Mayor Bill de Blasio has found the ideal campaign headquarters for his improbable presidential bid — a converted vacuum factory that specializes in short-term leases and is a quick walk to his Brooklyn gym. The term-limited pol’s scant campaign staff of just five people has parked at The Yard, a co-...
07:51, 2019-05-24

De Blasio goes on TV and professes his love for ska Your move, Beto. Mayor Bill de Blasio went on CNN Tuesday and professed his love for ska — the Jamaican music genre that fused with punk in the mid-1990s. Hizzoner let it be known during a “New Day” segment called “Candidate Mixtape,” in which presidential hopefuls disc...
02:51, 2019-05-22

De Blasio says NYC is ‘very jaded’ about Amazon Mayor Bill de Blasio is giving Amazon the cold shoulder, saying the e-tailing giant won’t get any help from the city if they close on plans to move to Manhattan’s West Side. “Look, if Amazon decides — as Google did and as many other tech firms have — that they’re going to expand their presence......
00:17, 2019-05-29

De Blasio has found a new out-of-the-way gym in Brooklyn With his go-to Park Slope gym out of commission over contaminated water, Mayor Bill de Blasio is still making the 11-mile schlep from Gracie Mansion to a different Brooklyn YMCA — instead of a handful of facilities that are much closer to the mayor’s residence on the Upper East Side. “There is no va...
02:34, 2019-07-09

De Blasio: ‘We will tax the hell out of the wealthy’ Long-shot Democratic White House contender Bill de Blasio wasted no time at Wednesday's debate in highlighting his progressive credentials and in launching a broadside against the two top contenders standing center stage – former Vice President Joe Biden and Sen. Kamala Harris of California....
06:17, 2019-08-01

De Blasio says Cuba, Nicaragua have gone astray NEW YORK (AP) — New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio says the Cuban and Nicaraguan revolutions have gone astray, a day after he was criticized for quoting a Cuban revolutionary slogan. De Blasio was asked to comment on the governments of the two Latin American countries on Friday. The mayor and Democr...
00:00, 2019-06-29

Bill de Blasio is running for president. But can he do his day job? The N.Y. mayor is raising the question: Can you be in charge of a city of 8.6 million opinionated people, and run for president simultaneously, and do either of them well?...
18:17, 2019-07-31

De Blasio a hit with Republicans for all the wrong reasons The mayor ranks among the top most-talked-about Democratic 2020 primary candidates online, but the majority of the Web chatter is coming from conservatives mocking his quixotic run....
10:34, 2019-05-28

Not even a bomb threat can keep de Blasio from his Brooklyn gym Nothing can deter Mayor Bill de Blasio from his near-daily excursion to Park Slope. Hizzoner insisted on getting in his morning workout Wednesday even after the Park Slope YMCA received a racist bomb threat targeting the mayor, The Post has learned. De Blasio was en route to his Brooklyn gym around ...
17:34, 2019-07-24

De Blasio Got Their Donations. Their Votes for President? Not So Much. The Times asked donors to Mayor Bill de Blasio’s federal political action committee if he should be president. Their answers showed why he is viewed as such an outsider....
15:34, 2019-05-28

De Blasio nominates new commissioner to head TLC Mayor Bill de Blasio on Tuesday nominated the deputy commissioner for the city’s Department of Veteran’s Services to head the Taxi and Limousine Commission. The mayor said in a statement that the nomination of Jeffrey D. Roth will be submitted to the City Council this month for its advic...
00:17, 2019-06-19

De Blasio to Developers: Donate to My Nonprofit. $125,000 Came. Three developers were fined tens of thousands of dollars for potentially violating lobbying laws by donating to Mayor Bill de Blasio’s nonprofit group....
18:17, 2019-09-20

De Blasio says he may drop out of 2020 race after Oct. 1 Mayor Bill de Blasio finally admitted Wednesday that it would be “really tough” to stay in the 2020 race if he doesn’t make the October Democratic primary debates. “I think the logical thing to say is, I’m going to try to get into the October debates. If I can, I think ...
02:51, 2019-09-05

De Blasio says he qualifies for first 2020 debate Mayor Bill de Blasio says he made the cut for the first Democratic presidential candidates’ debate later this month. The long-shot 2020 contender said Wednesday that he received a text from DNC Chair Tom Perez confirming his participation. “We’re waiting for the 100% final calculation to...
11:51, 2019-06-13

CNN debate rules could handcuff de Blasio Mayor Bill de Blasio’s loose lips could cost him during this week’s Democratic debate. CNN’s stringent debate rules will dock time from candidates who continually interrupt during the second round of party presidential debates in Detroit – de Blasio’s M.O. during the fi...
04:17, 2019-08-01

Bill de Blasio Actually Had a Good Idea Bill de Blasio has been called many things: an “opportunist,” “an “asshole,” an alleged groundhog murderer, a perpetrator of rodent genocide, and according to my colleague Nick Martin, a “real person running for the real office of president of the United States,” which is the closest thing to a comp...
01:00, 2019-07-24

New hires drive gender pay gap in de Blasio administration Mayor Bill de Blasio’s decision to splurge on the salaries of his controversial schools chancellor and new public-housing chairman isn’t just costing taxpayers — it’s also led to a glaring gender pay gap at the top of his administration, records reveal. Although women make up half of City Hall’s 10 ...
03:17, 2019-07-08

De Blasio: Dems talk too much about impeaching Trump Mayor Bill de Blasio argued that Democrats are talking too much about impeaching President Donald Trump — and not enough about working class issues — during his first appearance as a presidential candidate on Fox News Thursday. “I think there’s too much talk about impeachment,” he ...
04:00, 2019-06-07

De Blasio is no one’s choice for president in Iowa: poll Mayor de Blasio didn’t even register in a new Iowa poll that shows former Vice President Biden’s support slipping but Pete Buttigieg surging among the field of Democratic presidential hopefuls in Iowa. De Blasio, who’s been in Iowa campaigning over the weekend, and Wayne Messam, th...
19:34, 2019-06-09

Con Ed taking 30K people off power for repairs, says de Blasio The move, which was announced in a tweet by Mayor de Blasio, was ultimately done so Con Ed could "make repairs and prevent a bigger outage" following the string of blackouts that were reported earlier in the day....
08:00, 2019-07-22

New Yorkers take out billboards in Iowa to get de Blasio’s attention DETROIT, Mich. — They can’t get his attention back home, so a group of Billionaires’ Row residents is taking their battle with Mayor Bill de Blasio over a homeless shelter planned for their block someplace where the presidential wannabe might actually notice: Iowa. “Hey, Bill...
22:51, 2019-07-31

Malliotakis trolls de Blasio while he’s campaigning in Iowa ​Republican Assemblywoman Nicole Malliotakis ​trolled Mayor de Blasio as he spent the weekend campaigning in Iowa instead of attending the Puerto Rican Day Parade in Manhattan on Sunday. She retweeted a photo from NY1 correspondent Gloria Pazmino showing Hizzoner and his wife, Chirlane McCray, stand...
21:17, 2019-06-09

Graffiti complaints up more than 50 percent in de Blasio’s New York Graffiti, the scourge that former Police Commissioner Bill Bratton once described as the “first sign of urban decay,” has exploded in New York City in the last five years....
05:01, 2019-06-30

O’Neill OK with de Blasio’s debate comments, son Dante’s op-ed New York City’s top cop has no problem with Mayor Bill de Blasio’s debate remarks about teaching his biracial son to “protect” himself from the NYPD – or with son, Dante, writing in USA Today that he felt “fear” of the police. “What a father says to hi...
03:17, 2019-07-03

Bill de Blasio refuses to help Amazon return to NYC Mayor Bill de Blasio is giving Amazon the cold shoulder, saying the retail giant won’t get any help from the city if they close on plans to move to Manhattan’s West Side. “Look, if Amazon decides — as Google did and as many other tech firms have — that they’re going to expand their...
20:17, 2019-05-28

De Blasio vows to reject money from lobbyists — seriously He rose to power off the generosity of high-priced lobbyists seeking access to City Hall, yet Mayor Bill de Blasio now says his pipe-dream presidential campaign won’t be accepting donations from lobbyists with business before the city and federal government. But critics said de Blasio’s pledge is la...
02:17, 2019-05-29

NYC cyclists want de Blasio off 2020 campaign trail Mayor Bill de Blasio should stop running for president and focus on Big Apple cyclists getting run over, cycling enthusiasts said Sunday. The call came as more than 200 cyclist rallied for safe streets in memory of Jose Alzorriz, the 19th cyclist killed on Big Apple streets this year — while t...
00:51, 2019-08-26

De Blasio whines about DNC debate rules that could leave him out Mayor Bill de Blasio whined Monday night that the Democratic National Committee’s rules for September’s presidential debates are so tough that it could make it all but impossible for pipe-dream campaigns like his to qualify. During an appearance on NY1, Hizzoner said he feels “very good” about his c...
06:17, 2019-06-11

De Blasio registers zero support for president in NYC: poll Mayor Bill de Blasio’s quixotic campaign for president has even become a big zero among Democratic voters on his home turf of New York City. De Blasio is registered as having “0” support from Big Apple Democrats in a Siena College poll on the presidential primary in New York State. By co...
01:51, 2019-09-18

De Blasio blasted over homeless man living near Ground Zero Tourists and New Yorkers around Ground Zero are getting a fresh look at how Mayor de Blasio is handling the homelessness crisis — and they don't like what they see....
00:34, 2019-05-23

Cuomo agrees with Post editorial — but won’t ax de Blasio Gov. Andrew Cuomo agreed on Monday with a front-page Post editorial demanding Mayor Bill de Blasio’s ouster for being an absentee mayor — but said he wasn’t ready to “exercise my legal authority” to make it happen. “I understand their point,” Cuomo, who is empowered by the City Charter to remove the...
16:17, 2019-07-16

De Blasio blasts AOC over ‘concentration camp’ comments Mayor Bill de Blasio criticized Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez for saying the Trump administration is housing immigrants in “concentration camps” at the Mexican border on MSNBC Wednesday. “I respect her greatly and I feel very close to her in terms of philosophy, but of course she was wr...
10:34, 2019-06-20

De Blasio presidential campaign raises just $1.1M for 2020 bid Mayor Bill de Blasio raised $1.1 million for his quixotic presidential campaign, according to his campaign spokeswoman. That amount is less than half the $2.3 million that fellow 2020 contender and New Yorker Sen. Kirsten Gillibrand brought in. The lead fundraiser in the crowded Democratic field for...
01:34, 2019-07-16

De Blasio: New York blackout ‘handled well’ though he was away in Iowa Outage left about 72,000 Manhattan residents without powerMayor running ‘quixotic' campaign for Democratic nominationNew York City mayor Bill de Blasio has brushed off criticism that he was in Iowa campaigning for the Democratic presidential nomination on Saturday when a blackout left some 72,000 Ma...
22:34, 2019-07-14

De Blasio’s White House bid hit with second ethics complaint Mayor Bill de Blasio used a “shell game” to get around strict donor limits to bankroll his quixotic White House bid, a campaign finance watchdog charged Wednesday. The complaint from the Campaign Legal Center alleges that the mayor improperly used two political committees he controls to pick up the ...
08:00, 2019-08-08

‘Jaded’ de Blasio has bungled NYC’s relationship with Amazon Last week in an exclusive story in The Post, it was reported that Amazon is looking very closely at a couple of extremely large spaces in Midtown. While most mayors would be thrilled and bending over backward, New York Mayor Bill de Blasio — Bungling Bill — feels “jaded” that Amazon is now choosing ...
06:00, 2019-06-02

Sean Hannity and Bill de Blasio pop the ratings for Fox Fox News’ Wednesday night reboot of “The Odd Couple” — an energetic hour-long appearance by ultra-left Mayor Bill de Blasio on conservative host Sean Hannity’s talk show — was a big ratings winner for the cable news channel. The verbal slugfest between the longest...
02:34, 2019-08-09

De Blasio makes DNC debate despite lackluster donations Mayor Bill de Blasio secured a coveted spot for the first Democratic presidential primary debate later this month — despite his failure to get at least 65,000 donors. The Democratic National Committee released the list of the 20 candidates who will partake in the back-to-back debates on June 26 and ...
00:34, 2019-06-14

Even de Blasio isn’t sold on his 2020 campaign dream Dollar Bill is hedging his bets. Mayor Bill de Blasio, who’s been pleading with people to pledge as little as a buck to support his quixotic bid for the White House, has hired a “lean and mean” presidential campaign team of just five people, because he’s not sure if he’...
09:00, 2019-05-22

Now de Blasio is calling for Donald Trump’s impeachment Mayor Bill de Blasio flip-flopped on Friday on whether President Trump should be impeached, a week after saying that Democrats are too focused on the topic. “What happened the other day changed my mind because that was treason,” de Blasio told MSNBC’s “Morning Joe” refe...
15:17, 2019-06-14

De Blasio tries to spin absence during blackout as a positive Mayor de Blasio continued to make excuses on Monday for campaigning in Iowa during the Manhattan blackout – and actually tried to spin the blunder in his favor by claiming his role as a “chief executive” of America’s largest city makes him better than the other White House candidates. “When you’re c...
17:00, 2019-07-15

De Blasio calls for ban on helicopters flying over Manhattan Mayor Bill de Blasio called for a prohibition against helicopters flying over Manhattan in the wake of Monday’s deadly chopper crash in Midtown. “I think we need a full ban on any helicopters going over Manhattan itself,” de Blasio said on WNYC’s The Brian Lehrer Show Friday, adding that excep...
20:17, 2019-06-14

De Blasio apologizes at Dem convention: ‘I’m sorry you got to know Donald Trump’ Mayor de Blasio apologized on behalf of New Yorkers for the Trump presidency Saturday as he continued his long-shot White House bid in New Hampshire. “Let me issue a formal apology on behalf of the people of New York — I’m sorry you got to know Donald Trump,” Hizzoner said in a speech at the......
03:00, 2019-09-08

Trump says de Blasio’s ‘one real asset’ is his height During a state visit with Australian Prime Minister Scott Morrison, Trump didn’t pass up a chance to ding the New York City mayor for dropping his long shot bid for the White House that morning....
02:00, 2019-09-21

De Blasio’s town hall was a ratings disaster for CNN Mayor Bill de Blasio made CNN’s ratings plummet almost as low as his poll numbers with his town hall event Sunday night. Just 376,000 viewers nationwide tuned in to see Hizzoner for the 7 p.m. event, according to Nielsen. Combined with Steve Bullock’s 6 p.m. town hall, CNN registered a 25 percent dr...
15:34, 2019-08-27

De Blasio warns New Yorkers to take heat wave seriously As New Yorkers prepare to deal with record temps on Sunday — again — Mayor Bill de Blasio urged residents to take the weekend heatwave seriously. “This is really serious. This is not business as usual,” the mayor said on Good Morning America Sunday morning. Those who stay in the city Sa...
00:51, 2019-07-22

Trump is more popular than de Blasio in New York: poll More New Yorkers like President Trump than they like Mayor de Blasio, according to a poll by Sienna College. The embarrassing survey showed that statewide only 29 percent of voters have a favorable view of Hizzoner, while 34 percent view the commander in chief favorably. De Blasio’s 53 percent unfav...
18:34, 2019-06-11

Chirlane McCray: America will like Bill de Blasio once they ‘get to know him’ It took Mayor Bill de Blasio’s wife weeks to warm up to her future husband during his “persistent” courtship in the early 1990s, and first lady Chirlane McCray believes it’s only a matter of time before America warms up to him, too. McCray, during a taped appearance with de Blasio on ABC’s “The View...
01:17, 2019-08-03

De Blasio faces new questions in Che Guevara controversy Mayor Bill de Blasio faced a fresh round of questioning Friday about co-opting a Communist rallying cry made famous by Che Guevara – and offered up the same lame excuse. “You can ask 1,000 times and I will give you the same answer: I had no idea it was associated with any one individual,...
23:34, 2019-06-28

De Blasio is the least-liked Democratic candidate in 2020 race Mayor Bill de Blasio has the highest negative rating among 23 Democratic presidential contenders — a staggering 45 percent of American voters dislike him, according to a new Quinnipiac University poll released Tuesday. That same national survey — the first since de Blasio launched his 2020 campaign ...
01:17, 2019-05-22

De Blasio will actually be in New York for weekend heat wave He’s hot off the trail! Mayor Bill de Blasio has vowed to stick out this weekend’s heat wave in the Big Apple, rather than hitting the campaign trail — after he took heat for being out chasing his presidential dream in Iowa last weekend when a large swath of Manhattan lost power. “I am staying...
00:00, 2019-07-18

Mayor de Blasio says ICE raids on immigrants already underway NEW YORK — New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio says he’s getting reports that a nationwide crackdown on immigrants facing deportation is already underway in his city. The sweeps were expected to start Sunday, but de Blasio tweeted on Saturday that the Immigration and Customs Enforcement agency ...
12:17, 2019-07-14

Everything de Blasio missed during his failed White House bid Mayor Bill de Blasio insists only “insiders” think he was an absentee mayor during his failed four-month run for the White House — even as he failed to secure $450 million in state funding for the city’s public housing, left the vital Taxi and Limousine Commission chair unfilled and allowed homeless...
05:34, 2019-09-21

De Blasio’s town hall a ratings disaster for CNN Mayor de Blasio made CNN’s ratings plummet almost as low as his poll numbers with his town-hall event Sunday night. Just 376,000 viewers nationwide tuned in to see Hizzoner for the 7 p.m. event, according to Nielsen. Combined with Steve Bullock’s 6 p.m. town hall, CNN registered a 25 percent drop in...
07:00, 2019-08-27

Cuomo rips de Blasio for being too slow to act in Garner case Gov. Andrew Cuomo injected himself into the roiling debate over the wrongful police death of Eric Garner on Wednesday by attacking Mayor Bill de Blasio for taking five years to bring administrative charges against the cop involved, Officer Daniel Pantaleo. “This is an issue that should have be...
01:51, 2019-07-18

De Blasio orders office towers to lay off AC during heat wave Mayor Bill de Blasio ordered tall office buildings across the city to crank their thermostats up to 78 degrees beginning Friday as a much-feared heat wave approaches this weekend — and officials search for ways to slash power consumption. The emergency declaration issued Thursday night applies to al...
04:00, 2019-07-19

De Blasio says anti-Semitism is strictly a ‘right-wing movement’ De Blasio said he did not agree with a claim by a reporter that there is also rising anti-Semitism "on the left in the BDS movement and around the world."...
09:51, 2019-06-05

Nearly 30% of de Blasio’s campaign funds came from New York hotel industry Politics may make for strange bedfellows, but few are cozier than Mayor Bill de Blasio and the Big Apple’s hotel industry. After getting a big boost during his first mayoral race from a cousin tied to the city’s hotel workers union, de Blasio has been buoyed by a flood of contributions from both lab...
08:17, 2019-09-03

Actor Steve Buscemi among de Blasio’s top 2020 donors “Fargo” actor Steve Buscemi is among the donors who gave the maximum $2,800 to Mayor Bill de Blasio’s struggling presidential campaign. Buscemi, a fellow Park Slope denizen, also helped de Blasio’s mayoral re-election race in 2017. Politically-connected lawyer Frank Carone an...
08:51, 2019-07-16

De Blasio didn’t believe Trump’s ICE threats so he stayed in Iowa ​Mayor Bill de Blasio said on Wednesday that he campaigned in Iowa instead of being in the city after President Trump announced mass ICE raids on illegal immigrants because he didn’t believe the administration would carry through on the threat. ​”One, and this one has been played out, I ...
03:17, 2019-07-18

De Blasio ramps up ‘propaganda’ against specialized ‘admit’ exams Ramping up its public-relations blitz against the specialized-high-school admissions test, City Hall enlisted current and former city students to blast the polarizing exam in a 22-minute YouTube video posted Friday to the official NYC Mayor’s Office account. The panel, which included Asian, Hispanic...
06:00, 2019-06-01

De Blasio raked in contributions from hotel owners, developers He lost the battle of the mayors, but his base still came through. Although Mayor Bill de Blasio was crushed by South Bend, Indiana, Mayor Pete Buttigieg in the race to raise money for their presidential campaigns, Hizzoner pretty much cornered the market on contributions from bigwigs who rely on hi...
06:34, 2019-07-17

Eric Garner’s mom demands cop’s firing during de Blasio meeting “For the family, no part of the justice process has provided any satisfaction or closure,” de Blasio admitted in a statement. “In effect, they feel that door after door has been closed in their face.”...
04:00, 2019-07-19

De Blasio’s net favorability in minus territory – analysis shows Democrats don’t like Mayor Bill de Blasio – they really don’t like him. De Blasio’s net favorability rating is not only the lowest among the crowd of Democratic presidential hopefuls, it also is in negative territory, according to an analysis of polling data released on Tuesd...
22:51, 2019-06-04

De Blasio taps former FEMA official as new emergency chief Mayor de Blasio has tapped a former official at the Federal Emergency Management Agency to head the city’s Office of Emergency Management – replacing Joseph Esposito, who was bizarrely fired in December, only to show up the work the next day. Sources said Deanne Criswell, a principal at the safety- ...
00:34, 2019-06-05

De Blasio calls Post ‘ludicrous’ for demanding his removal Mayor Bill de Blasio claimed it was “ludicrous” for The Post to demand he be removed or resign from office over his performance during the Manhattan blackout. “It makes absolutely no sense,” de Blasio told Errol Louis on NY1’s “Inside City Hall.” “We’re a city right now that ...
04:17, 2019-07-16

Trump slams AOC for being ‘disrespectful’ to Pelosi, rips de Blasio on ICE President Trump jumped into the festering feud between Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez and Nancy Pelosi on Friday — scolding the freshman New York lawmaker for being “disrespectful” to the House speaker. “I think Cortez, who kept Amazon out of New York and they don’t like her for that, thousands and thousa...
21:00, 2019-07-12

De Blasio administration’s top lawyer Zachary Carter to retire The head lawyer for the city, Zachary Carter, will be retiring at the end of August after working in Mayor Bill de Blasio’s administration for six years, officials announced Friday. “It has been my privilege to lead the finest government law office in the country,” Carter said in a statement. Carter...
01:34, 2019-07-13

De Blasio: I’ll pay female athletes equally if elected president Mayor Bill de Blasio on Wednesday said that, if elected president, he would sign an executive order to guarantee equal pay for women and men athletes — despite glaring discrepancies in pay in his administration. De Blasio, speaking on CNN before the ticker-tape parade in the Canyon of Heroes for the...
18:00, 2019-07-10

De Blasio warns heat index could reach 110 degrees Mayor Bill de Blasio told New Yorkers that the heat index over the weekend could reach 110 degrees. “We’ve got a really challenging next few days coming and this kind of heat can be dangerous,” de Blasio said Friday on WNYC. “In terms of the heat index, we’re talking later today, Saturday, Sun...
00:34, 2019-07-20

De Blasio bungles ‘Dr. Jekyll and Mr. Hyde’ attack on Joe Biden Someone needs to teach Bill de Blasio the difference between good and evil. The Big Apple mayor suffered an epic Twitter fail Wednesday when he bungled the classic Dr. Jekyll and Mr. Hyde trope while trying to attack front-running Democratic presidential candidate Joe Biden on funding for abortions....
00:17, 2019-06-06

De Blasio says Trump wants to ‘make America hate again’ with ICE raids Mayor de Blasio blasted President Trump for announcing that Immigration and Customs Enforcement would carry out raids nationally as a political ploy to scare immigrant communities and gin up his base of supporters. “His slogan should be: make America hate again,” the mayor said on CNN...
18:51, 2019-07-14

De Blasio admits wife’s $1B ThriveNYC program is ailing Mayor de Blasio on Wednesday admitted his wife’s $1 billion mental health plan is ailing — even as he discounted his own office’s report that found the agency lacking. “I think it’s a mix,” Hizzoner told reporters when asked if he was concerned about ThriveNYCR...
04:00, 2019-09-19

De Blasio insists he was in charge while campaigning during NYC power outage Mayor de Blasio made excuses Sunday for being almost 1,000-miles away as 73,000 New Yorkers went without power on Saturday night. As a 60-block swath of Manhattan suffered a five-hour blackout — with many trapped in elevators or subways, and even Times Squares’ famous billboards blank &#...
20:51, 2019-07-14

De Blasio’s 2020 campaign is spending ‘pennies’ on digital ads Mayor Bill de Blasio has spent the least on digital advertising out of all the 20 Democratic presidential contenders who participated in the debates — including just $915 on Twitter ads. The term-limited pol has refused to say how much money he has raised for his quixotic campaign until he’s f...
03:17, 2019-07-09

De Blasio blames his staff for missing 9/11 memorial event Mayor de Blasio placed the blame on his staff Friday after the presidential hopeful failed to appear a memorial event held for those who died from toxic exposure to Ground Zero after 9/11. A spokeswoman for de Blasio said Friday that the mayor was missing from the ceremony for the unveiling of the 9...
00:51, 2019-06-01

De Blasio blasts Con Edison as thousands remain without power Mayor Bill de Blasio blasted Con Edison Monday as roughly 19,000 customers remained without power — including 13,000 in Brooklyn. A half-day after Gov. Andrew Cuomo ripped the utility giant saying that it “should have been better prepared,” a hot-under-the-collar de Blasio followed...
17:00, 2019-07-22

De Blasio finally gets his viral moment — by dropping out of race "News of him dropping out has already garnered roughly 84,000 mentions in roughly four hours, surpassing his highest media moments while a candidate," said Josh Ginsberg of the San Francisco-based media analytics firm Zignal Labs....
05:34, 2019-09-21

Behar presses de Blasio on going after Obama at debate: 'Do you have to do it in public?' "View" host Joy Behar took issue with New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio allegedly attacking former President Obama and suggested that he shouldn't do so in a public forum like the second Democratic primary debate....
22:00, 2019-08-02

Bloomberg joins de Blasio in blasting Trump over gun control New York’s current and most-recent former mayors slammed President Trump at an all-day gun-control forum in Iowa on Saturday — but first, Michael Bloomberg took a dig at one of the Democrats’ top presidential contenders. Multibillionaire ex-Mayor Bloom­berg told the crowd at an Everytown for Gun Saf...
08:00, 2019-08-11

Trump’s Competition for Most Unpopular Politician in New York: de Blasio A statewide poll suggests that President Trump is better liked than Mayor Bill de Blasio, who has become more unpopular since declaring his 2020 candidacy....
05:00, 2019-06-11

De Blasio says DOE official wrong for promoting pro-Carranza rally Mayor Bill de Blasio conceded Thursday that a top Department of Education official erred by urging underlings attend a political rally to support embattled Schools Chancellor Richard Carranza. De Blasio described DOE Community Affairs Director Sadye Campoamor as a “fine public servant … with a lot o...
10:17, 2019-06-21

Beto and de Blasio Not at All Worried About Their Dismal Poll Numbers The Iowa caucus is still eight months away, but because Iowa is Iowa, the pollsters have already descended on the state to find out where the Midwest’s political weathervane is pointing. And according to new polling numbers, it is not pointing toward Beto O’Rourke or Bill de Blasio....
17:51, 2019-06-10

De Blasio tells Trump to use his ‘tiny little hands’ to act on gun control A campaigning Mayor Bill de Blasio called for a boycott of Walmart Saturday in the wake of last week's mass shooting in El Paso -- and also took aim at President Trump and his “tiny little hands.”...
17:34, 2019-08-11

New York Mayor de Blasio ends 2020 presidential bid New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio dropped out of the 2020 presidential campaign on Friday, ending a campaign he waged in the shadow of better-known progressive candidates....
16:34, 2019-09-20

Feds demand answers about de Blasio’s campaign fundraising De Blasio billed nearly $53,000 in campaign expenses — including rent, advertising and plane tickets — to a state account he controls, NY Fairness PAC, in a series of transactions highlighted by The Post in July....
05:34, 2019-09-21

PBA chief calls for vote of ‘no confidence’ in de Blasio, O’Neill The head of the NYPD’s union on Monday urged a vote of “no confidence” in Mayor Bill de Blasio and Police Commissioner James O’Neill following the decision to fire cop Daniel Pantaleo over the death of Eric Garner. An email sent to members of the Police Benevolent Association...
03:00, 2019-08-20

De Blasio would’ve fired Eric Garner cop ‘immediately’: Bronx Dem DETROIT, Mich. — Mayor Bill de Blasio would have fired the NYPD cop who engaged in a fatal struggle with Eric Garner if he could have, a surrogate for de Blasio’s presidential campaign said Wednesday. “I have no doubt that if due process permitted an immediate firing, I believe the mayor...
08:34, 2019-08-01

Bill de Blasio Tried His Hand at Spanish. He Ended Up in Hot Agua Democratic candidate Bill de Blasio miscalculated the impact of inadvertently quoting Marxist revolutionary leader Che Guevara in Miami, city home to a large population of Cuban refugees who left their home because of said revolution. Following his appearance at the first Democratic primary debate W...
11:51, 2019-06-28

De Blasio is boycotting McDonald’s until it pays $15 minimum wage He’s not lovin’ it. Mayor Bill de Blasio said at a union rally in Des Moines, Iowa Thursday that he and his presidential campaign team — all six of them — are going to boycott McDonald’s until the fast food chain pays a $15 minimum wage to its workers. “We’r...
22:51, 2019-05-23

Top de Blasio campaign advisor fired as Harvard professor One of three senior advisors Mayor Bill de Blasio hired to run his struggling presidential campaign was fired from Harvard University after colleagues found him “difficult to deal with” and his courses “stunningly devoid of any sort of intellectual content,” according to repo...
22:17, 2019-05-22

Woman who confronted de Blasio at gym rips him again during presidential forum "I asked you that you set aside more housing from your affordable housing plan for more homeless New Yorkers and you refused," homeless Nathylin Flowers Adesegun scolded the mayor through a video feed....
06:00, 2019-08-21

De Blasio defends landmarking of Strand Bookstore building Mayor Bill de Blasio on Wednesday tried to rewrite the narrative on the controversy surrounding a landmark designation of the iconic Strand Bookstore, claiming he knows better than its third-generation business owner, who’s concerned the ruling could trigger crushing renovation and maintenance costs...
11:51, 2019-06-13

De Blasio whines about New York Post ‘attacking’ his 2020 bid Mayor Bill de Blasio claims he’s gotten under Donald Trump’s skin by entering the 2020 race — but it seems more like it’s the New York Post that’s ruffled Big Bird’s feathers. The Democratic hopeful was promptly grilled about the barrage of negative media coverage of his longshot p...
23:34, 2019-05-21

De Blasio plans to make NYC’s cap on Uber, Lyft permanent City Hall is putting the cap on Uber and Lyft — again. With the daily app-based for-hire vehicle trips nearing 800,000 per day, Mayor Bill de Blasio has decided to permanently suspend the issuance of new licenses, a limit passed by the City Council in August. The city also wants to reduce the amount...
22:51, 2019-06-12

De Blasio fails to register in new Democratic primary poll Mayor Bill de Blasio could be forced to turn out the lights on his long-shot presidential bid, according to a new survey released Tuesday. De Blasio did not even register with voters — garnering less than 1 percent support in the latest Quinnipiac University poll of Democratic presidential candidate...
23:00, 2019-08-06

De Blasio will join first night of 2020 Democratic debates Mayor Bill de Blasio will join the first night of Democratic presidential primary debates in Miami on June 26 — along with front-runner Massachusetts Sen. Elizabeth Warren — but not other leading candidates Vermont Sen. Bernie Sanders or former Vice President Joe Biden, who are slotted for June 27. ...
20:17, 2019-06-14

Mayor Bill de Blasio says ‘justice was done’ with Pantaleo firing Mayor Bill de Blasio said “justice was done” with the firing of Police Officer Daniel Pantaleo for the death of Eric Garner — and insisted that rank-and-file cops won’t revolt over his ouster. “There was a fair and impartial process and justice was done,” de Blasi...
03:00, 2019-08-20

Democrat de Blasio apologizes for Che Guevara phrase in Miami Democratic presidential candidate Bill de Blasio apologized on Thursday for unwittingly quoting Ernesto "Che" Guevara, a Marxist revolutionary reviled by many Cuban-Americans for helping Fidel Castro come to power in Cuba....
04:34, 2019-06-28

Marco Rubio not buying de Blasio’s Che Guevara ignorance Florida Sen. Marco Rubio said Thursday he did not buy Mayor Bill de Blasio’s claim that he didn’t realize he was quoting a Marxist Cuban revolutionary. Rubio was incredulous that the presidential hopeful appropriated one of Che Guevara’s most famous lines as he urged largely immigrant wo...
06:34, 2019-06-28

De Blasio-controlled political group raises $600,000: filings Mayor Bill de Blasio’s political operation raised another $600,000 over the first six months of the year as Hizzoner laid the groundwork for his longshot presidential bid, according to a filing released late Wednesday. De Blasio’s federal political action committee, Fairness PAC, pulled ...
08:34, 2019-08-01

O’Neill, de Blasio have different views of the latest crime stats It was a tale of two cities as the NYPD announced its monthly CompStat figures on Wednesday — with police officials acknowledging a “serious” surge in shootings since the firing of Officer Daniel Pantaleo, while Mayor Bill de Blasio touted a drop in overall monthly crime reports. Statist...
15:00, 2019-09-05

De Blasio says Epstein’s sudden death ‘boggles the imagination’ Hizzoner told NY1’s “Inside City Hall” that the fact Epstein allegedly hanged himself while on suicide watch at Metropolitan Correctional Center "doesn’t add up."...
16:17, 2019-08-13

De Blasio fundraises off his dad’s suicide after ‘Daily Show’ interview Mayor Bill de Blasio is using the suicide of his World War II veteran dad to attract donor dollars for his struggling 2020 campaign. “Did you see Bill on the Daily Show this week? It’s a must-watch,” says a fundraising pitch that was emailed to potential contributors over the weekend. &#...
21:34, 2019-08-19

De Blasio, Gillibrand might just squeak into first Democratic presidential debate Mayor de Blasio and Sen. Kirsten Gillibrand appear to have squeaked in to participate in the first Democratic presidential primary debates later this month. A POLITICO analysis has the pair of New York pols crossing the threshold to get two of 20 coveted spots at the June 26-27 debates in Miami, hos...
17:51, 2019-06-07

De Blasio admits city should do more to get violent vagrants off streets Mayor Bill de Blasio made a rare admission Tuesday — telling Fox Business anchors that the city could do more to get violent vagrants off the streets. Fox host David Asman asked the mayor if laws that are “meant to protect the mentally ill but end up endangering innocent citizens” ...
05:51, 2019-08-14

Mayor de Blasio finally names new NYCHA boss New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio named the head of Minneapolis’ tiny public housing agency, Gregory Russ, as the new top boss of the city’s massive and scandal-rocked Housing Authority, ending a months-long search that blew two deadlines. “In a national search, Greg Russ stands out as someone with...
08:34, 2019-06-19

De Blasio wants over three times more teen criminals freed without bail Mayor de Blasio hopes to “more than triple” the number of teens who are released from city jails with no bail on charges as serious as armed robbery, assault and burglary, The Post has learned....
10:34, 2019-05-28

Contaminated water shutters de Blasio’s gym in Park Slope It’s a good thing he’s out of town on the campaign trial, because Mayor Bill de Blasio’s favorite gym is out of commission. The Prospect Park YMCA in Park Slope — the one that de Blasio frequently travels 11 miles from Gracie Mansion to get to via motorcade — has been s...
03:00, 2019-07-05

De Blasio defends Richard Carranza’s race agenda Mayor Bill de Blasio passionately defended city Schools Chancellor Richard Carranza’s race agenda Monday night, claiming a nine-member bipartisan coalition of city and state pols “should be ashamed of themselves” for demanding Carranza be fired if his “contentious rhetoric” continues. “The [elected...
09:17, 2019-06-18

De Blasio, Steve Bullock to participate in CNN town halls Mayor Bill de Blasio and Montana Gov. Steve Bullock will each have a CNN town hall on Sunday, Aug. 25 in what could be their final hope to stay in the presidential race, the cable network announced Friday. De Blasio will get the 7 p.m. slot with anchor Ana Cabrera moderating, while Bullock’s town ha...
00:00, 2019-08-17

De Blasio honors fallen US military members at the Intrepid Thousands of veterans, their families and survivors — along with hundreds of active duty members in town for Fleet Week — commemorated Memorial Day today at the Intrepid Sea, Air and Space Museum....
00:17, 2019-05-28

City workers donating big to Dem presidential hopefuls just not de Blasio City employees are donating in droves to Democratic presidential hopefuls — just not their boss. Nearly 3,000 municipal workers, including several in City Hall, have collectively coughed up more than $200,000 to White House aspirants, but almost all of it went to Mayor Bill de Blasio’s rivals,...
21:34, 2019-08-19

De Blasio donors agree to settle lobbying violation for $65K Three city developers agreed to pay $65,000 to settle claims that they violated a state lobbying law by donating to Mayor Bill de Blasio’s since-shuttered Campaign for One New York. The New York State Joint Commission on Public Ethics announced the five-figure payout in a press release Thursda...
00:34, 2019-09-20

Bill de Blasio stays mum on fundraising data for 2020 bid Mayor Bill de Blasio was keeping silent Monday about funding for his long-shot presidential bid — just hours after his campaign revealed it had yet to rack up 2,000 individual contributions. De Blasio campaign spokeswoman Olivia Lapeyrolerie told The Post that Hizzoner wouldn’t release his fun...
01:17, 2019-07-02

Absent de Blasio blamed for surge in NYC traffic deaths As Mayor de Blasio repeatedly hits the road for his quixotic presidential campaign, the streets of New York City are becoming a bloodbath. Traffic crashes have already killed 71 people this year, up from 58 during the same time period in 2018 — a 22 percent surge — according to NYPD data. The tragic...
04:17, 2019-05-26

Booker, de Blasio Hit Biden For Reminiscing About Working With Segregationists Sen. Cory Booker and New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio harshly criticized Democratic frontrunner Joe Biden Wednesday over his comments about working with segregationist lawmakers in the past. In a marked contrast from the so-far mostly friendly primary, the two candidates took on the former vice pr...
01:34, 2019-06-20

Dante de Blasio reveals he feared cops in near-encounter Fresh off his dad mentioning “the talk” he had with him about dealing with police, New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio’s 21-year-old biracial son, Dante, has penned an op-ed in which he tells of a run-in with cops in San Francisco. “I had been standing outside the apartment fo...
01:17, 2019-07-02

NYC high schoolers follow de Blasio to Iowa to question him Mayor Bill de Blasio, who’s repeatedly ditched the city since launching his quixotic presidential run, may hate hanging around New Yorkers. But some of them are so mad at him, they’re willing to track the derelict mayor all the way to Iowa. At a breakfast meet-and-greet in tiny Hiawatha, two New Yor...
05:17, 2019-06-09

NYC veterans group rips de Blasio over Las Vegas event Las Vegas residents paid Mayor de Blasio no mind as he made four stops on his long-odds presidential campaign Saturday. But he still managed to enrage New Yorkers. A nonprofit that advocates for the city’s military veterans slammed de Blasio’s show of concern on the campaign trail while ignoring ser...
15:51, 2019-05-26

De Blasio says late-night ridicule over 2020 bid is ‘normal’ Mayor Bill de Blasio had a hum-drum reaction Tuesday to the onslaught of late-night roasts over his presidential bid. The 2020 Democratic longshot was greeted on CNN’s “New Day” with footage from comedians Jimmy Fallon and Stephen Colbert, who cracked jokes at his expense on their ...
16:01, 2019-05-21

De Blasio on Trump: I 'get under his skin,' probes will 'lead to impeachment' New York City Mayor and Democratic presidential hoeful Bill de Blasio is trying to fight against negative polls and questions about his likability, while attacking President Trump, hoping that voters will want to see the two clash in 2020....
19:00, 2019-05-26

De Blasio dodges questions about scrapping city’s gifted programs Mayor Bill de Blasio pivoted to his favorite policy achievement — free pre-K — instead of answering questions about a controversial recommendation to scrap the city’s gifted-and-talented program. “It’s literally a recommendation that just came out. I’m going to assess it,” de Blasio said of the repo...
01:00, 2019-08-28

De Blasio makes push for more diversity at city cultural organizations The head of the city’s Department of Cultural Affairs conceded Tuesday that major cultural institutions are still falling well short of meeting Mayor Bill de Blasio’s goals for fielding diverse workforces, but his agency has no immediate plans to go ahead with previous threats by yanking funding ove...
06:51, 2019-09-18

Fed monitor: Mayor de Blasio’s new housing chief misled public Same as the old boss. Mayor Bill de Blasio’s latest choice to head the New York City Housing Authority “omitted material details” while testifying about its lead-paint scandal — including how officials failed to adequately investigate whether kids are being exposed, according to documents obtained b...
03:51, 2019-06-03

Cuomo rips de Blasio amid power outage fallout ​Gov. Andrew Cuomo chided Mayor Bill de Blasio for being absent during ​Saturday’s ​blackout in Manhattan but wouldn’t say he would remove Hizzoner, as The Post called for in an editorial, leaving that decision up to city voters. “I show up. It’s a simple but a tried​-​and​-t...
17:00, 2019-07-15

Pete Buttigieg has raised more money from NYC residents than de Blasio got nationwide He’s New York’s favorite mayor — and he works about 700 miles away! The Big Apple showered Democratic presidential candidate Pete Buttigieg — the mayor of tiny South Bend, Indiana — with $2.35 million in donations during the past three months, Buttigieg’s campaign revealed Tuesday....
23:17, 2019-07-16

De Blasio calls AOC 'wrong' on 'concentration camps' comparison: 'Entirely different realities' New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio said Wednesday that Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez, D-N.Y. was "wrong" to describe migrant detention centers as "concentration camps."...
14:51, 2019-06-20

De Blasio’s first endorsement comes from small town South Carolina mayor Drumroll, please! Mayor Bill de Blasio got his very first endorsement for president of the United States from … wait for it … the mayor of Orangeburg, SC. That’s right — Orangeburg, population 13,000. Hizzoner had to work hard for the endorsement, making three trips to the tiny southern ...
01:00, 2019-06-02

Bill de Blasio, Corey Johnson reach deal on $92.8B budget Mayor Bill de Blasio and City Council Speaker Corey Johnson reached a deal on a $92.8 billion city budget– up $300 million from the figure Hizzoner proposed in April. At a City Hall press conference Friday de Blasio said the agreement includes the addition of $250 million in reserves, bringing...
01:00, 2019-06-15

De Blasio all talk on crackdown of Times Square’s costumed creeps Mayor Bill de Blasio talked a big game Tuesday about cracking down on Elmo and other costumed creeps harassing tourists and New Yorkers alike in Times Square — but offered no concrete plans for how to do it. “We are going to be all over the situation,” Hizzoner huffed at an unrelated press briefing,...
04:17, 2019-09-11

De Blasio headed to Chicago, flew back to NYC after hearing of blackout Mayor de Blasio claimed on Sunday that he rushed back from the campaign trail in Iowa to deal with the Manhattan blackout — by driving four hours to Chicago, where he spent the night and then appeared on CNN before hopping a plane home. City Hall wouldn’t say what flight Hizzoner took from the Windy...
10:34, 2019-07-15

De Blasio, Corey Johnson close to deal on city budget Mayor Bill de Blasio and City Council Speaker Corey Johnson are expected to shake hands on a city budget deal Thursday evening, three sources told The Post. Two City Council sources said the mayor was eager to get an agreement done now so he can focus on his long-shot 2020 White House bid. “This is....
23:34, 2019-06-13

De Blasio tells NH voters he ‘healed’ rift between NYPD and public At WMUR's "Conversation with the Candidate" in Manchester last week, the long-shot 2020 candidate was asked about his "strained" ties to Big Apple cops by an astute audience member named Terrence....
04:34, 2019-08-30

De Blasio blasts NY1 for ‘sidelining’ Roma Torre at USWNT parade Mayor Bill de Blasio took NY1 to task on Tuesday for “sidelining” veteran anchor Roma Torre during Wednesday’s coverage of the US women’s soccer victory parade amid a discrimination suit against the network. “Keeping one of our city’s best journalists on the sidel...
05:00, 2019-07-10

Judge tosses suit by ‘intimidating’ cop booted from de Blasio security Justice Julio Rodriguez III says in his decision that Alex Pelepelin — then 51-years-old — didn’t prove that he faced adverse consequences as a result of the reassignment....
01:51, 2019-06-06

De Blasio uses alarm clock excuse for showing up late to TV interview Mayor Bill de Blasio showed up 41 minutes late for a live TV interview Tuesday morning — because he didn’t set his alarm clock correctly. The persistently unpunctual — and apparently tech-challenged — presidential candidate was set to appear on WPIX 11 at 7:30 a.m. but only left Gracie Mansion...
22:00, 2019-07-02

De Blasio vows to protect cyclists after 15th death this year Mayor Bill de Blasio declared a recent spate of cyclist deaths an “emergency” while vowing to protect bicycle riders, after a Brooklyn woman on Monday became the 15th to die on city streets this year. “We absolutely have an emergency on our hands,” he said on NY1’s R...
22:00, 2019-07-02

De Blasio tangles with student activist over school diversity efforts An irritated Mayor Bill de Blasio pointedly defended his school diversity efforts on WNYC Friday after a teen caller questioned his sense of urgency. Phoning in to the Brian Lehrer show, student Tiffani Torres chided de Blasio directly for not taking sufficiently swift action in combating school seg...
22:34, 2019-06-07

De Blasio, angling for Fox News town hall, to appear on Bret Baier Mayor Bill de Blasio, who is ​talking to Fox News about doing a town hall like several other Democratic presidential hopefuls, will appear Thursday evening on “Special Report with Bret Baier,” according to his campaign schedule. De Blasio, who once trashed Fox News for dividing the count...
21:00, 2019-06-06

De Blasio, Cuomo no-shows at 9/11 hero Luis Alvarez’s funeral The notable absences came little more than a month after both officials were no-shows at a solemn, May 30 ceremony to dedicate a Ground Zero memorial to the 2,000-plus victims killed by exposure to toxins during the recovery effort....
23:00, 2019-07-03

De Blasio shouts that he ‘hates’ charter schools at campaign event Mayor Bill de Blasio went scorched earth against charter schools at a teachers union-sponsored education forum for Democratic presidential contenders bellowing, “I hate the privatizers and I want them to stop them.” De Blasio made the comments as part of his opening statement at the National E...
19:00, 2019-07-08

New hate crimes chief breaks with de Blasio on anti-Semitism The director of the mayor’s new Office for the Prevention of Hate Crimes is already disagreeing with her new boss — who claimed in June that anti-Semitism is a right-wing movement. “He’s correct to say there are threats that come from the right wing. There are also threats th...
22:17, 2019-09-03

Bill de Blasio declares end to measles outbreak, but urges caution Mayor Bill de Blasio on Tuesday declared the end to a months-long public health emergency over an outbreak of measles in Brooklyn that infected 654 people since October 2018. The outbreak has ended because no new cases of the highly contagious virus have been reported since July, according to health...
19:17, 2019-09-03

De Blasio to ditch Puerto Rican Day parade to campaign in Iowa Mayor Bill de Blasio plans to ditch his own city’s National Puerto Rican Day Parade — so he can campaign in corn country as part of his long-shot 2020 presidential campaign. The 62nd annual procession up Fifth Avenue — billed as “America’s largest cultural celebration&#...
23:00, 2019-06-06

De Blasio says he’d restore benefits to discharged LGBT military vets Mayor Bill de Blasio jumped on the bandwagon Sunday in announcing that if elected president, he would restore benefits to dishonorably discharged LGBT military veterans — but offered no proposals he could actually try to enact now. The most noteworthy moment of the press conference he held at the Wo...
00:17, 2019-07-01

Have You Learned Nothing, People? Stop Telling Bill de Blasio to Fix the Subway Bill de Blasio is the Mayor of New York, or so we are told. He rarely shows up to work and often appears disconnected and bored from the day-to-day duties of running America’s largest city. He is so disinterested in the city, in fact, that he has decided to run for president even though nobody else...
15:51, 2019-06-04

De Blasio announces program to get unruly homeless riders into shelters Mayor Bill de Blasio on Thursday officially announced a summons diversion program aimed at getting unruly homeless subway riders above ground and into shelters. In the program — first reported by The Post on Tuesday and set to begin July 1 — vagrants approached by the NYPD for violating transit rule...
23:34, 2019-06-13

New Yorkers would pick Gillibrand over de Blasio in 2020 — if forced to choose It would be no contest if New York Democratic voters had to choose just between the two hometown candidates running for president — Mayor Bill de Blasio and Sen. Kirsten Gillibrand. Gillibrand trounces de Blasio 56 percent to 25 percent, with the rest of the Democrats undecided, according to a hypot...
19:51, 2019-06-10

Bill de Blasio says 11-year-old Brooklyn shooting victim is ‘stable’ The 11-year-old boy who was struck in the crossfire of a Brooklyn shooting Thursday night is in stable condition, said Mayor Bill de Blasio, who promised an increased police presence in the Crown Heights neighborhood. “I just want to report to everyone at this moment, thank God, he is stable,&...
01:51, 2019-06-22

De Blasio blasts Biden over Obama administration's deportation record New York City Mayor Bill De Blasio said on Sunday that former Vice President – and current Democratic presidential primary frontrunner – Joe Biden should “absolutely” answer for the Obama administration’s deportation record....
17:51, 2019-07-14

De Blasio: I may scrap gifted and talented testing for 4-year-olds Mayor Bill de Blasio said Friday he’s considering abolishing tests for 4-year-olds to get into the city’s gifted and talented program — then was criticized for the position by a caller who said she’d leave the city if the exams were cut. “That could be part of the proce...
19:00, 2019-09-06

PBA chief slams de Blasio over ‘anti-police rhetoric’ at debate The head of the NYPD’s biggest union slammed Mayor Bill de Blasio on Thursday for bringing up “anti-police rhetoric” during the Democratic debate in Miami. In response to a question, Hizzoner recalled a conversation he had with his biracial son, Dante, about how young black men should act around cop...
19:00, 2019-06-27

De Blasio trashes PBA chief’s Dante barbs as ‘ridiculous, shameful’ Mayor Bill de Blasio ripped a top NYPD union boss Thursday for criticizing his decision to mention during Wednesday’s presidential debate that he had schooled his mixed-race son Dante about how to stay safe during encounters with cops. “Ridiculous. Ridiculous and shameful,” the mayor told The ...
00:17, 2019-06-28

De Blasio Impresses in Debate, Then Stumbles by Quoting Che Guevara in Miami The New York City mayor showed he could hold his own in the first Democratic debate, but then angered some in South Florida by quoting the Cuban revolutionary....
02:00, 2019-06-28

Why de Blasio wanted to grant Strand Bookstore landmark status The de Blasio administration tagged the iconic Strand Bookstore’s building with a dreaded Landmark designation Tuesday — a move the owner says was a concession to locals so the mayor can build a tech hub in the area. The Landmarks Preservation Commission voted 8-0 to make the bookseller’s home at 82...
04:51, 2019-06-12

De Blasio proposes ‘robot tax’ in bid to boost failing 2020 campaign Mayor de Blasio hopes to inject new life into his sputtering 2020 presidential bid — with a new “robot tax” he says can save American jobs. The plan, laid out in a “Wired” op-ed Thursday, would tax companies that don’t provide positions for workers displaced by te...
05:00, 2019-09-06

De Blasio apologizes for quoting Cuban revolutionary Che Guevara in Miami MIAMI — ¡ Que idiota! Mayor de Blasio tripped up on the campaign trail Thursday when he quoted Cuban revolutionary Che Guevara in Miami — and then claimed he was clueless about the origin of the phrase. De Blasio, fresh off a combative but noteworthy performance in Wednesday’s Democratic presi...
06:34, 2019-06-28

De Blasio fails to draw support for 2020 bid — even from longtime allies Even Mayor Bill de Blasio’s most loyal allies aren’t sold on his long-odds presidential bid. Leaders of an ultra-orthodox Jewish sect in Brooklyn asked their followers to donate to the mayor’s struggling 2020 campaign on Aug. 6. Three weeks later they’ve recruited just 670 co...
06:34, 2019-08-29

De Blasio logged a 7-hour work month at City Hall Mayor Bill de Blasio spent a mere seven hours — less than one full workday — at City Hall during the month he launched his bid for the White House, records reviewed by The Post show. Hizzoner showed up at his office on just six occasions in May, taking part in two meetings, four events......
08:17, 2019-09-03

De Blasio's last gasp: A play to siphon off Andrew Yang's vote New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio has no reason to be in the 2020 Democratic primary. But he thinks he does, and that is apparently good enough for him....
03:34, 2019-09-07

Former de Blasio staffer pleads guilty to child porn charge A former de Blasio administration staffer is expected to spend up to three years behind bars after pleading guilty Tuesday to possessing kiddie porn. Jacob Schwartz, 31, copped to the top count against him, promoting a sexual performance by a child, in exchange for one to three years in prison. Manh...
20:17, 2019-05-28

De Blasio backs off claim that anti-Semitism is a ‘right-wing movement’ "I think we see a difference in New York City than in the country as a whole," de Blasio said, admitting that bias incidents against Jews in the city are largely committed by youth and mentally ill people....
04:00, 2019-09-19

De Blasio calls for probe of Brooklyn community board for spending $26K on SUV Mayor Bill de Blasio called for a city probe of a Brooklyn community board that shelled out $26,000 in public funds for a hybrid SUV — reportedly for the board manager who lives just four blocks from his office. “I’m really surprised by this and I’m not happy about it and I don’t think that......
23:51, 2019-05-24

Presidential hopeful Bill de Blasio courting that coveted “ska fan” vote When New York City mayor Bill de Blasio launched his presidential campaign last week, the announcement was met with a resounding “why?” The Democratic field is already so populated, and every possible faction and sub-faction of voters seems well spoken for. What could de Blasio possibly bring to the...
21:34, 2019-05-21

De Blasio says son Dante helped him prep for battle with Sean Hannity CLEAR LAKE, Iowa – New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio tried charming the audience at the Iowa Wing Ding by playing up the role of “proud papa” and telling the crowd his son, Dante, helped him prepare for battle with Fox host Sean Hannity. “I want to introduce you to a recent college graduate,....
09:34, 2019-08-10

De Blasio ‘temporarily’ withdraws TLC chief nominee after ‘awful’ hearing Mayor Bill de Blasio has “temporarily” withdrawn the nomination of Jeff Roth to lead the city’s Taxi and Limousine Commission. The news comes four days after Roth’s disastrous confirmation hearing, where the former TLC deputy commissioner deflected question after question abo...
05:17, 2019-07-23

De Blasio heckled about Eric Garner during a live CNN town hall Mayor Bill de Blasio was heckled during a CNN town hall event Sunday when a protester demanded action on the “other officers” involved in the arrest of Eric Garner. “You waited five years and you did nothing,” activist Julianne Hoffenberg shouted while the mayor was speaking about last week’s firing...
22:17, 2019-08-26

Dante de Blasio weighs his future in politics after Yale graduation Recent Yale University graduate Dante de Blasio, 21, said in a radio interview Wednesday that he’s interested in a job in politics and supports his mayor dad Bill de Blasio’s presidential bid — but didn’t promise to join the fledgling campaign. “I mean maybe. We’ve talked a b...
19:17, 2019-05-22

New York Mayor Bill de Blasio leaves presidential race The mayor of the country’s largest city didn’t catch on with voters nationwide and failed to qualify for the third Democratic debate last week in Houston....
05:34, 2019-09-21

De Blasio used state account he controls as campaign slush fund Strapped for cash, Mayor Bill de Blasio turned to a state political account he controls to buy plane tickets, pay rent and purchase digital advertisements for his nascent presidential campaign — potentially violating campaign finance regulations, campaign finance experts told the Post. De BlasioR...
00:34, 2019-07-20

Bill de Blasio’s flimsy defense in the Eric Garner case De Blasio blamed the federal government for a years-long delay in disciplinary proceedings for the police officer who choked Eric Garner. But this defense doesn't add up....
12:34, 2019-08-05

Mick Jagger makes fun of Bill de Blasio over tardiness at show Even rock superstars know time is not on Hizzoner’s side. Rolling Stones frontman Mick Jagger poked fun at Mayor Bill de Blasio’s notorious tardiness at MetLife Stadium Monday night — joking that he missed all but one song of their hit-packed show. “Oh, look — Mayor de Blasio’...
09:17, 2019-08-07

De Blasio spars with Hannity over guns, taxes and Meatless Mondays Mayor de Blasio traded jabs in an hour-long TV interview with Sean Hannity on Fox News Wednesday night. “I ain’t buying what you’re selling,” de Blasio told Hannity while ducking a question about the rights of New Yorkers to own guns. “My answer is my answer. You don’t get to tell other people their...
08:00, 2019-08-08

De Blasio nonprofit got donation after city inked deal with developer A development firm that inked a $12 million deal with the city donated $25,000 to Mayor Bill de Blasio’s nonprofit — after receiving a phone call from Hizzoner himself, according to newly released details. A less-redacted version of the 15-page Department of Investigation report released...
17:51, 2019-05-29

Sorry to This Man: Alleged NYC Mayor Bill de Blasio Bows Out of Presidential Race New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio officially ended his presidential campaign today, writing in an NBC News op-ed, “I have contributed all I can to this Democratic primary.”...
03:00, 2019-09-21

Why Bill de Blasio is New York’s worst mayor in modern history Dear Bill de Blasio, Everyone knows you’re a terrible mayor — maybe the worst in the past 100 years. But can’t you at least pretend that you love us? Like, by showing your face when we’re scared or in need of solace? There’s a low-cost way to make people ignore your dereliction and laziness: Just......
19:17, 2019-07-20

De Blasio calls for stiffer penalties against speeding in school zones Mayor Bill de Blasio proposed Friday that the state Legislature pass a new law to stiffen fines — and even yank the licenses — of reckless lead-foot motorists repeatedly nabbed speeding through school zones. The mayor made the pitch after applauding a new law approved by Gov. Andrew Cuom...
12:17, 2019-05-25

New York Mayor Bill de Blasio ends his campaign for president "I feel like I've contributed all I can to this primary election," he told MSNBC's "Morning Joe." "And it's clearly not my time. So I'm going to end my presidential campaign."...
14:00, 2019-09-20

De Blasio won’t say if Daniel Pantaleo, cop in Eric Garner’s death, should be fired Mayor Bill de Blasio refused to say Wednesday whether NYPD Officer Daniel Pantaleo should be fired for the death of Eric Garner — just a day after the feds declined to file civil rights charges against him. De Blasio claimed Pantaleo’s fate is in the hands of Police Commissioner James O’Neill....
00:00, 2019-07-18

De Blasio stays mum about The Post’s cheeky campaign ‘obit’ cover Bill de Blasio got back to being a full-time mayor on Saturday, spending the day attending civic functions and making zero public mention of his failed presidential bid — or The Post’s cheeky front page “obituary” of his doomed campaign. Twitter, however, had much to say about the Page One diss, in ...
05:34, 2019-09-22

De Blasio’s security detail makes heroic rescue on FDR Drive Three members of Mayor de Blasio’s security detail made a heroic rescue on Wednesday morning when they helped stop a woman from jumping off the FDR Drive, sources said. Two NYPD detectives and one police officer were traveling northbound on the FDR at around 10 a.m. when they spotted a woman w...
00:34, 2019-05-23

De Blasio quietly opens presidential campaign office in Brooklyn Mayor Bill de Blasio’s pipe-dream presidential campaign has quietly opened a headquarters in Downtown Brooklyn that’s operating with a tiny staff and limited resources, he revealed Monday. “I’m very clear about the fact that we are going to start with a mean and lean team, and we are going to build ...
15:34, 2019-05-21

De Blasio now supports paid vacation time amidst 2020 bid Mayor Bill de Blasio is finally throwing his support behind paid vacation time — five years after it was first introduced by a city councilman — just as he’s made compensated leave a central component of his presidential stump speech. “This is about putting working people first,” de Blasio said at a...
22:51, 2019-05-28

6 takeaways from CNN's town halls with Steve Bullock and Bill de Blasio Montana Gov. Steve Bullock and New York Mayor Bill de Blasio offered two markedly different views of the Democratic Party at CNN town halls on Sunday, providing a stark example of the political divide inside the party....
09:17, 2019-08-26

Cuomo, de Blasio blow off somber 9/11 ceremony for the Glade memorial They couldn’t be bothered. Gov. Andrew Cuomo and Mayor Bill de Blasio blew off a solemn dedication ceremony Thursday for a memorial to those who died from toxic exposure to Ground Zero — and got blasted by first responders and their families. “They should have been here and it’s unacceptable that th...
08:51, 2019-05-31

De Blasio campaign event in Iowa draws roughly 15 attendees Mayor Bill de Blasio pitched his presidential dreams to a crowd of about 15 likely Democratic voters at an event Sunday morning in Cedar Rapids, Iowa. With more than enough empty space to accommodate his 6-foot-5 frame, the quixotic candidate took the floor at Parlor City Pub to a smattering of appl...
22:00, 2019-08-11

Powerhouse law firm is the biggest backer of de Blasio’s White House bid A politically connected law firm that was a big winner in the city’s decision to reform stop-and-frisk policies is leading the charge to fund Mayor Bill de Blasio’s long-shot bid for the White House. At least 52 employees from the powerhouse firm of Paul, Weiss, Rifkind, Wharton & Garrison combined ...
03:00, 2019-07-19

Autoworkers’ Union Goes on Strike Against G.M. The union and G.M. remain far apart on most of the major issues on the table. The strike plan was authorized at a meeting of U.A.W. regional leaders in Detroit....
10:17, 2019-09-16

Bill de Blasio doesn’t make cut for third round of Democratic presidential debates It’s official — Mayor Bill de Blasio will be on the sidelines for the third round of the Democratic presidential primary debates. ABC — which is hosting the Sept. 12 affair in Houston — made the announcement on Thursday afternoon. The network confirmed that 10 candidates — th...
21:34, 2019-08-29

Bill de Blasio can’t wash groundhog blood off his hands: media analyst It’s Groundhog Day all over again for Mayor Bill de Blasio. The most shared article about the Big Apple Democrat tied to the first primary debate is an Associated Press pickup of a NY Post exclusive from 2014 that ran in The Guardian under the headline, “Groundhog died week after New Yo...
00:17, 2019-06-28

Cuomo won’t bite on de Blasio’s plea to save famed pizzeria Di Fara Cuomo threw a pie in the mayor's face Wednesday — saying that if hizzoner wants his favorite Brooklyn pizza joint, Di Fara, open again he can pony up the $167,000 in unpaid state taxes the place owes himself....
04:17, 2019-08-22

Bill de Blasio ‘campaigns’ in Nevada desert after failing to make Dem debate Greetings from — anywhere but the Big Apple. Mayor Bill de Blasio wandered back onto the campaign trail Thursday, hitting the dusty Nevada desert after failing to make the third round of the Democratic presidential primary debate. The mayor, who’s spurred a snide political watcher to put ̶...
04:34, 2019-08-30

De Blasio apologizes for invoking Che Guevara in Miami, admits to not knowing the history New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio was forced to apologize for citing Marxist revolutionary Che Guevara Thursday after he quoted the guerrilla leader to pump up a crowd of SEIU union members. ...
03:34, 2019-06-28

De Blasio says city ready for more power outages amid severe storms Mayor Bill de Blasio on Monday night said the city is prepared for more power outages as severe thunderstorms rolled through the tri-state area. “With severe storms tonight, we are mobilized in case even more New Yorkers lose power,” de Blasio said in a statement. “After two massive outages in eight...
05:17, 2019-07-23

De Blasio scored endorsement from small-town mayor after Gracie Mansion sit-down Mayor Bill de Blasio carved out an hour from his official schedule to meet with his counterpart from a tiny city in South Carolina shortly after launching his quixotic presidential campaign. De Blasio scored the endorsement of Orangeburg Mayor Michael Butler four days after their May 28 sit-down at ...
08:17, 2019-09-03

Park Slope residents say de Blasio making them targets after bomb scare Park Slopers are fretting that Mayor Bill de Blasio’s frequent jaunts to the gym have put them in danger. Brooklynites who frequent the Prospect Park YMCA on Ninth Street — where Hizzoner treks near-daily from Gracie Mansion to work out and where a racist bomb threat targeting the mayor was ph...
02:51, 2019-07-25

New York Mayor de Blasio ends presidential bid, draws Trump's sarcasm New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio on Friday ended his 2020 presidential campaign that was overshadowed by better-known liberal Democrats, and drew a sarcastic farewell from a fellow New Yorker, President Donald Trump....
00:34, 2019-09-21

De Blasio administration used inaccurate renderings for proposed Bronx jail: study The de Blasio administration is using inaccurate renderings in a bid to sway public support for a controversial new jail proposed for the South Bronx, a new study charges. The 25-story lockup eyed for Mott Haven — which is part of Mayor Bill de Blasio’s larger efforts to shutter the scandal-scarred ...
08:17, 2019-07-06

Mayor de Blasio flubs ‘Miracle Mets’ slogan at team’s Anniversary No hits, no runs — but one error! Boston Red Sox fan Bill de Blasio stuck his foot in his mouth during the 50th Anniversary celebration of the Mets’ first-ever World Series win in 1969, addressing the crowd at CitiField with the wrong-era slogan. “There’s something about that slogan, ‘Ya Gotta Belie...
07:17, 2019-06-30

NYPD officers protest de Blasio outside Democratic debate: ‘Can’t run the city, can’t run the country’ NYPD cops turned out Wednesday to protest New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio’s appearance at the 2020 Democratic primary debate, calling on him to get back to the Big Apple, negotiate with the men and women in blue, and "finish the job that he ran for."...
06:17, 2019-08-01

Key part of De Blasio’s NYCHA rescue plan ‘appears stalled’: watchdog A key portion of Mayor de Blasio’s $24 billion public housing rescue plan has stalled, according to the Citizens Budget Commission — blocked by fellow liberals who oppose private development on publicly owned land. City Hall hoped to score as much as $2 billion in repair money through deals that wou...
04:00, 2019-09-19

De Blasio ‘missing’ posters mock NYC mayor’s absence while running for president An especially snide politics-watcher has launched a new campaign for our jet setting mayor: “de Blasio for Resident.” Campaign literature began to pop up on lampposts in Midtown Friday, with a tongue-in-cheek message declaring de Blasio “MISSING,” amid his longshot quest for the Oval Office. “Last s...
01:17, 2019-08-25

Democratic debate 2019: de Blasio to unveil plan to ‘tax the hell out of the wealthy’ Mayor Bill de Blasio plans to unveil a plan he’ll tout as the “most aggressive wealth tax” during Wednesday night’s Democratic debate. In fact, De Blasio, in his opening statement said, “When I am president, we will even up the score, and we will tax the hell out of the...
07:00, 2019-08-01

Wealthier Americans pay greater tax share under Bill de Blasio reform plan Democratic candidate Bill de Blasio unveiled a major tax reform plan Thursday to hike taxes for the wealthiest Americans and most profitable corporations -- just hours after he promised to "tax the hell out of" the rich....
19:17, 2019-08-01

Gillibrand denies de Blasio’s request to join presser for 9/11 victim’s fund Sen. Kirsten Gillibrand’s office smacked down Mayor Bill de Blasio when hizzoner asked if he could attend Tuesday’s press conference to celebrate the passage of the 9/11 Victim Compensation Fund bill, The Post has learned. Gillibrand is the chief author of the bill and she and de Blasio are duking i...
05:17, 2019-07-24

De Blasio tries to defend using taxpayer-funded NYPD security for campaign trips Mayor Bill de Blasio defended the use of taxpayer funds to cover the costs of his NYPD security detail while traveling for his long-shot presidential bid. “I’m obviously in a high-profile situation here,” Hizzoner claimed on WNYC radio Friday, even though he’s polling at less...
23:51, 2019-05-24

Bill Maher’s brutal message to Mayor de Blasio: Just quit race now Mayor de Blasio got a scathing rejection from liberal comedian Bill Maher. Hizzoner needs to “get the f—k out” of the 2020 presidential race, Maher said on his HBO show Friday — breaking into song to shoo him out. “And this guy,” Maher condescendingly said, hoisting a photo of de Blasio. “Star...
23:51, 2019-06-29

De Blasio acts on lead-tainted NYCHA apartments after Post report Confronted with The Post’s damning front-page expose that showed city officials left children in lead-tainted apartments, Mayor Bill de Blasio on Monday promised assistance and additional inspections to help fix what he called a “never-again situation.” “We will not allow any contested — any c...
02:34, 2019-07-09

Mayor de Blasio heckled about Eric Garner during a live CNN town-hall Mayor de Blasio was heckled during a CNN town-hall event Sunday when a protester demanded action on the “other officers” involved in the arrest of Eric Garner. “You waited five years and you did nothing,” activist Julianne Hoffenberg shouted while the mayor was speaking about last week’s firing of N...
07:17, 2019-08-26

Bill de Blasio makes fliers wait on tarmac so he can rush to ‘The View’ Mayor Bill de Blasio made Delta passengers wait in their seats on the tarmac at LaGuardia Airport for 10 minutes Thursday after flying back from his less-than-stellar performance in the Detroit debate — so that he and his security detail could deplane first. But it wasn’t a pressing matter rel...
21:34, 2019-08-01

De Blasio’s Twitter offers sympathy to Garner family — while he’s on debate stage Mayor Bill de Blasio wants Eric Garner’s family and “every single person hurt by the tragedy of his death” to know “they are seen and heard” — or at least his campaign team does. Hizzoner’s camp used his own personal Twitter account to offer the seemingly personal...
07:00, 2019-08-01

Mayor de Blasio won’t say whether Daniel Pantaleo should be fired in Eric Garner case Mayor Bill de Blasio still won’t say whether embattled cop Daniel Pantaleo should be fired. Speaking in the wake of an administrative judge’s recommendation that Pantaleo be fired for the 2014 chokehold incident that caused Eric Garner’s death during an arrest, de Blasio said it wasn’t his pla...
01:17, 2019-08-03

De Blasio makes it easier for illegal immigrants to live in affordable housing New Yorkers with family members in the country illegally will be able to more easily apply for the city’s highly competitive affordable housing lotteries as part of broader rules changes announced by City Hall on Wednesday, which are meant to expand eligibility. The new rules will allow applicants t...
04:17, 2019-08-22

Audio snafu turns Bill de Blasio into laughingstock at campaign event We already knew he was full of hot air — but helium, too? Mayor Bill de Blasio’s livestreamed appearance Wednesday at a campaign event in Iowa turned into an episode of “Alvin and the Chipmunks” thanks to an embarrassing audio snafu. The screw-up distorted de Blasio’s voice a...
04:17, 2019-08-22

Giuliani trashes De Blasio for destroying New York City: ‘It breaks my heart’ Former Mayor Rudy Giuliani on Friday said “it breaks my heart” to watch how the city’s quality of life has plummeted under current Mayor Bill de Blasio....
04:34, 2019-09-07

De Blasio defends Carranza against ‘outrageous’ anti-white bias lawsuit Mayor Bill de Blasio defended Schools Chancellor Richard Carranza, calling allegations in a $90 million lawsuit that he demoted white Department of Education officials in favor of less-qualified colleagues of color “outrageous.” “I think that’s ridiculous and outrageous and false,&...
00:51, 2019-06-01

De Blasio blames ‘tabloid media’ for elite school scheme backlash Mayor Bill de Blasio on Thursday played the “Fake News” card to try and convince a group of Asian American parents that they shouldn’t be concerned over his plan to scrap the admissions test for the city’s specialized high schools. At a closed-door meeting inside Gracie Mansion with some 20 parents ...
05:51, 2019-06-14

De Blasio gets 0 percent in Iowa State Fair ‘corn kernel’ poll DES MOINES, Iowa — There’s not even a kernel of hope for Mayor Bill de Blasio in this decidedly unscientific Iowa State Fair poll. Even after his food- and game-filled Sunday at the fair — where he gave a 20-minute pitch to voters at the famed Political Soapbox — the New York...
19:00, 2019-08-12

De Blasio gets 2020 filing extension, citing ‘substantial’ mayoral duties Mayor Bill de Blasio received a 45-day extension to disclose his personal finances to the Federal Election Commission citing his “substantial duties” at City Hall — even though he’s said he can juggle his day job with his quixotic presidential quest. A lawyer for de Blasio...
01:51, 2019-06-20

New York bookstore clashes with de Blasio over historic landmark designation: 'It's really no honor' The owner of an iconic bookstore is pushing back on New York City's decision to commemorate it with a historic landmark designation, blasting it as "eminent domain" and a "bureaucratic straitjacket."...
02:17, 2019-06-16

Mayor Pete pays for his security, but de Blasio sticks NYC taxpayers with bill Mayor Bill de Blasio continues to stick city taxpayers with his security bill while traveling out of state on his quixotic presidential bid, while small-city mayor and rising Democratic star Pete Buttigieg’s campaign pays for his protection. De Blasio’s security detail is provided by a d...
03:00, 2019-07-19

De Blasio nominee won’t give specifics on Taxi and Limousine Commission concerns Meet the new boss — same as the old boss? Mayor de Blasio’s pick to head the city’s Taxi and Limousine Commission — a former deputy of recently-departed chair Meera Joshi — vowed on Thursday to be a “transformative” force at the agency, but offered little in...
03:00, 2019-07-19

De Blasio wins stuffed pig, scarfs down corn dog at Iowa State Fair President Bill de Blasio? When pigs fly! Hizzoner’s visited the Iowa State Fair as part of his quixotic bid for the White House Sunday, where he scarfed down high-fat foods and played carnival games — scoring himself a stuffed swine in Skee-Ball. “This is a harbinger of things to come,” said de Blas...
04:34, 2019-08-12

De Blasio’s Brooklyn-Queens streetcar plan faces funding woes Mayor Bill de Blasio’s $2.7 billion streetcar plan to connect the Brooklyn and Queens waterfronts appears headed on a road to nowhere. Reps from the city’s Department of Transportation and Economic Development Corp. testified before a City Council task force Thursday that the Brooklyn-Queens Connect...
08:51, 2019-05-31

De Blasio calls for probe of taxi lenders following predatory loan report Mayor Bill de Blasio launched a probe Monday of the city taxi market following a damning report that claimed industry leaders duped drivers with predatory loans and artificially inflated the costs of cab medallions for years– leading to their eventual collapse. “Today I ordered a joint investi...
15:34, 2019-05-21

De Blasio defends additional $43M investment in money-losing ferry system Mayor Bill de Blasio on Monday staunchly defended his administration’s plans for shelling out another $43 million in ferry purchases for its money-losing fleet, saying “this is an investment in the future.” “This is not just about today – it is about tomorrow,” Hizzzoner also told NY1, responding to...
07:00, 2019-09-10

Corey Johnson jabs Bill de Blasio for poor communication during blackout Mayor Bill de Blasio kept the Big Apple in the dark during Saturday’s blackout by not communicating enough with city residents amid the confusion, City Council Speaker Corey Johnson said Tuesday. “One of the things that should’ve happened right away is there should’ve been communications from ...
23:17, 2019-07-16

De Blasio holds press conference during Cuomo event he wasn’t invited to Gov. Andrew Cuomo came to Manhattan Thursday to announce a major domestic terrorism initiative, and while he invited City Council Speaker Corey Johnson and Brooklyn Rep. Hakeem Jeffries, there was a New York official who notably wasn’t there — Mayor Bill de Blasio. Instead, de Blasio, pi...
16:00, 2019-08-16

Trump calls London mayor Khan ‘the twin of de Blasio, except shorter’ President Donald Trump lashed out at London Mayor Sadiq Khan on Sunday night — by comparing him to a “shorter” version of Mayor Bill de Blasio. The president made the remarks ahead of his flight to London, where he said has no intention to meet with Khan — who recently called Trump a “global threat....
08:17, 2019-06-03

De Blasio calls Florida migrant detention center a ‘prison camp’ HOMESTEAD, Fla. — Mayor Bill de Blasio described the Homestead detention center that’s housing 2,300 unaccompanied migrant children as a “prison camp” during a visit Thursday. The longshot presidential hopeful was the latest 2020 candidate to drop by the facility, located south of ...
18:51, 2019-06-27

De Blasio asks Fox News to do town hall after bashing network for so long Mayor Bill de Blasio — who once said “we would be a more unified country” without Fox News — is now courting the network to join one of its town halls to boost his floundering presidential campaign. “We want to talk to all voters about why the mayor is the best candidate for workin...
22:51, 2019-06-03

Cuomo, de Blasio vow to fight ICE raids targeting illegal immigrant families Gov. Andrew Cuomo has joined with a growing number of elected officials across the country in opposing the Trump administration’s reported plan to begin ICE raids early Sunday targeting illegal alien families. Cuomo called the plans “shameful and wholly unacceptable” in a statement...
09:00, 2019-06-22

Ultra-Orthodox Jewish leaders call for de Blasio 2020 donors Leaders of an ultra-orthodox Jewish sect in Brooklyn are asking their followers to donate to Mayor Bill de Blasio’s struggling presidential campaign to safeguard their local interests. “The mayor has personally asked to support him,” reads the pitch on the fundraising website ActBlue. The unsigned a...
02:34, 2019-08-09

Sean Hannity and Bill de Blasio spent 41 minutes interrupting each other on Fox News Fox News’s Sean Hannity spent more than 41 minutes interviewing New York City Mayor and 2020 Democratic presidential candidate Bill de Blasio. It went pretty much how you’d expect....
23:17, 2019-08-08

De Blasio lists one priority for Albany session ahead of 2020 trip Mayor Bill de Blasio is in a 2020 state of mind. De Blasio, ahead of a presidential campaign trip to South Carolina this weekend, named just one issue when asked by WNYC radio host Brian Lehrer what his “top priorities” are for the end of the legislative session in Albany. “I’d say rent, rent, rent,...
00:51, 2019-06-01

De Blasio urges New Yorkers to ‘stay inside’ in advance of stormy weather Mayor Bill de Blasio warned city dwellers to prepare for rough weather on Wednesday as heavy storms headed toward the five boroughs. “We’re in for some severe weather this evening, with strong winds, heavy downpours and potentially hail,” hizzoner tweeted. “I urge everyone to...
04:00, 2019-05-30

Uber says de Blasio’s ride-share rules hurt poor New Yorkers The de Blasio administration’s crackdown on ride-hailing services is hurting poor riders, according to Uber. The San Francisco company says city and state regulations reining in ride-hailing services like Uber are only making life difficult for lower income neighborhoods — while having zero impact o...
03:17, 2019-07-23

Democrats' Medicare for All must consider union-won plans: AFL-CIO Democratic White House hopefuls should ensure their Medicare for All proposals honor union-negotiated private insurance, AFL-CIO President Richard Trumka, head of the largest federation of U.S. labor unions, said on Thursday....
04:00, 2019-08-30

Warren's Campaign Is Now a Union Shop On Tuesday night, the Wall Street Journal reported Sen. Elizabeth Warren’s campaign staff will unionize. The union will be represented by the International Brotherhood of Electrical Workers Local 2320; the union’s business manager told the Journal the Warren campaign agreed with “no pushback.”...
16:17, 2019-06-05

MLB, ump's union spar over Machado suspension The MLB umpires' union thinks Manny Machado deserved more than a one-game suspension for making contact with an umpire. The league then told the union that its comments were "inappropriate."...
06:34, 2019-06-19

Autoworkers Union Calls for Strike Against G.M. The union and G.M. remain far apart on most of the major issues on the table. The strike plan was authorized by at a meeting of U.A.W. regional leaders in Detroit....
19:51, 2019-09-15

Timbers cap 12-game trip with 3-1 win over Union CHESTER, Pa. (AP) — Brian Fernández scored twice and the Portland Timbers beat Philadelphia 3-1 on Saturday night to knock the Union from the top spot in the Eastern Conference standings. The game ended Portland’s 12-game, season-opening trip because of stadium renovations. The Timbers will re...
05:17, 2019-05-26

Here Are 10 Interesting Facts You Should Know About Union Budget The newly appointed Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman will present the full Budget for 2019-20 on July 5 in the Lok Sabha. An budget is an annual financial statement of a government's finances which......
13:51, 2019-06-13

Union Budget Will Only Help Capitalists: Mayawati Bahujan Samaj Party chief Mayawati has slammed the union budget presented today by Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman in parliament, saying the announcements made in the speech would only help......
17:17, 2019-07-05

Before July 5, Know All About Union Budget Documents Budget 2019: The upcoming budget follows an interim budget presented by the government in February 2019, the last ahead of the general elections. The July 5 Budget will be the first by the NDA......
06:00, 2019-06-19

Why Is My Credit Union Telling Me Which Dealers I Can Buy From? As Jalopnik’s resident car buying expert and professional car shopper, I get emails. Lots of emails. I’ve decided to pick a few questions and try to help out. This week we are talking about “approved dealers” from banks, getting out of a lease you don’t like, and how the tax credit savings is appl...
00:51, 2019-08-24

What Does Bill Simmons Think Of The Ringer Union? The editorial staff of The Ringer announced this morning that they have formed a union with the WGA East. In their letter of intent, Ringer staffers said they want to negotiate with management for improvements in areas such as compensation, benefits, severance, diversity, and the establishment of a ...
23:17, 2019-08-12

Battle for union members goes to the states The Supreme Court’s 2018 Janus v. AFSCME ruling, expected to be a major blow to public sector unions, has set off a battle at the state level between government unions and conservative groups over for workers' hearts and minds....
06:17, 2019-07-19

Union use of inflatable rats may be curtailed The National Labor Relations Board, the federal government’s main labor law enforcement agency, may limit a favorite tactic unions employ against employers: inflating giant rats and cats and leaving them in front of work sites....
03:51, 2019-08-01

Debt collector preyed on desperate cabbies, posed as city marshal: De Blasio A Staten Island man was busted Tuesday for preying on cash-strapped cabbies by posing as a city marshal to repossess their vehicles, Mayor Bill de Blasio ­announced. Debt collector Anthony Medina, 50, was charged with four counts of criminally impersonating a marshal, because he allegedly claimed to...
09:34, 2019-07-03

De Blasio says he may drop out of presidential race if he doesn't make October debate stage New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio says he will likely end his long-shot presidential campaign if he doesn’t qualify for the October Democratic debates....
09:00, 2019-09-05

De Blasio seeks City Council support for Carranza amid racial divide Mayor Bill de Blasio’s staffers scrambled this week to drum up support for his embattled Schools Chancellor Richard Carranza in response to several Big Apple lawmakers signing on to a letter calling the DOE boss divisive. Two council members told The Post they received calls from both the Mayor’s Of...
05:00, 2019-06-19

Bill de Blasio spars with Tucker Carlson over city’s public urination laws Mayor Bill de Blasio made a head-scratching claim Thursday, telling Fox News host Tucker Carlson the city hadn’t decriminalized public urination — even though his administration enacted a law doing just that....
18:34, 2019-09-06

Democratic debate 2019: Protesters shout ‘Fire Pantaleo’ at de Blasio, Booker DETROIT, Mich. — Hecklers shouting “Fire Pantaleo” interrupted both Mayor Bill de Blasio and New Jersey Sen. Cory Booker during Wednesday night’s Democratic debate. One protester could be heard chiming in during de Blasio’s opening statement, calling on Hizzoner to boot...
07:00, 2019-08-01

Ex-de Blasio employee who pleaded guilty to child porn charges sues city This political perv wants to get paid. A former de Blasio administration employee and ex-Young Democrat official who pleaded guilty last month to kiddie porn charges is suing the city for back pay. Jacob Schwartz, 31, faces one to three years behind bars when he’s sentenced next month for downloadin...
05:51, 2019-06-23

De Blasio shrugs off late-night hosts brutally mocking his presidential candidacy New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio  shrugged "late-night comics don't bother me" Tuesday after being pounded by late-night hosts since launching his candidacy in the 2020 race. ...
03:17, 2019-05-22

New Yorkers protest de Blasio with fake dollar bills at Iowa State Fair DES MOINES, IOWA — Mayor de Blasio continues to stand out among the presidential candidates – wherever he goes, he usually attracts more protesters than supporters. A group of protesters blanketed the Iowa State Fair with thousands of dollar “Bills” — fake currency shaming Hizzoner for b...
17:34, 2019-08-11

De Blasio slams Biden over comments on senator who 'thought my multiracial family should be illegal' De Blasio, whose wife is black, wrote in a post on Twitter that Biden was "longing for the good old days of 'civility' typified by James Eastland."...
19:34, 2019-06-19

New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio ends 2020 presidential campaign New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio ended his 2020 presidential campaign Friday, saying that he feels he accomplished all he could in the Democratic race....
04:34, 2019-09-21

De Blasio slams Biden with N-word tweet after he fondly recalls racist senator Mayor Bill de Blasio on Wednesday bashed Democratic presidential front-runner Joe Biden for citing a notoriously racist Southern senator while touting his ability to work with lawmakers he disagrees with. “It’s 2019 & @JoeBiden is longing for the good old days of ‘civility’ typified by James Eastlan...
01:17, 2019-06-20

New York Mayor Bill de Blasio Drops Out of 2020 Race. There Are Still 19 Candidates Left New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio announced Friday that he is ending his presidential campaign for the 2020 Democratic presidential nomination. That leaves 19 candidates left in the race. “Getting out there, being able to hear people’s concerns [and] address them with new ideas has been...
17:51, 2019-09-20

De Blasio, wife Chirlane McCray share a smooch at Iowa political forum “I am so excited to be here. I also have to share something personal with you. A few weeks ago I had the joy of celebrating my 25th wedding anniversary,” de Blasio began​ in Cedar Rapids​....
11:51, 2019-06-10

Democratic debate 2019: De Blasio’s night full of cringe-worthy moments Mayor de Blasio was heckled and hammered at the debate on a slew of issues plaguing New York City — and tried to wriggle out of the hot seat by shifting blame and giving half-answers. On the Eric Garner case: A group of about 10 people shouting “Fire Pantaleo” interrupted de Blasio during his openin...
08:34, 2019-08-01

Bill de Blasio Talks ICE, Sex Work Decriminalization and Why Black People Should Support His Campaign New York City Mayor and 2020 presidential candidate Bill de Blasio said Donald Trump won the 2016 Election because people stayed home instead of hitting the polls, not because the majority of the country is racist (03:25)....
02:34, 2019-09-12

State Senate won’t back de Blasio plan to overhaul high school admissions Mayor Bill de Blasio’s controversial plan to scrap the single admissions test that determines entry into the city’s specialized high schools is dead this year, a key state senator said Tuesday. “The Senate has a number of priorities to finish this session. Changes to specialized high school admissio...
00:17, 2019-06-19

Giuliani shreds de Blasio over videos of NYPD officers doused with water: ‘He’s a disgrace’ ​​​​​​​Rudy Giuliani pointed the finger squarely at New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio after videos surfaced Monday of people attacking NYPD officers by dousing them with water, saying this “would never happen in a million years when I was mayor of New York City.”...
16:34, 2019-07-23

De Blasio, London mayor Sadiq Khan fire back after Trump’s insults ​Mayor Bill de Blasio and the mayor of London slapped back at President Trump on Monday after the commander-in-chief compared the two, saying Sadiq Khan reminds him of our “dum​b​ and very incompetent​”​ mayor of New York. “#ConDon takes another shot at me. But I’m a total @SadiqKh...
20:51, 2019-06-03

With de Blasio campaigning in Iowa, Cuomo and ‘Mayor Johnson’ rush to restore power Mayor de Blasio was in an auto workers' union hall in Waterloo, Iowa -- campaigning for president -- when the lights went out in a 60-block swath of Manhattan....
07:00, 2019-07-14

Protesters repeatedly interrupt Dem primary debate, shout down Biden, Booker, de Blasio Protesters repeatedly interrupted the Democrats' presidential primary debate Wednesday night in Detroit -- and at one point, demonstrators shouted down frontrunner Joe Biden with chants of "three million deportations."...
06:17, 2019-08-01

Poll says majority of voters oppose de Blasio’s high school admissions plan A poll commissioned by a group opposed to Mayor Bill de Blasio’s specialized high school admissions plan found that 56 percent of respondents favored the current single-test system, the organization said Friday. Education Equity, which wants to keep the current structure for the city’s t...
00:51, 2019-06-01

Suit filed against de Blasio seeks ‘judicial inquiry’ into Eric Garner’s death Eric Garner’s mother and sister filed suit Tuesday to force a “judicial inquiry” into claims that Mayor Bill de Blasio and other officials violated and neglected their duties to fully investigate Garner’s fatal 2014 arrest. The Manhattan Supreme Court filing cites an obscure section of the City Char...
11:00, 2019-08-28

Karnataka Government "Will Collapse On Its Own", Says Union Minister Seeking opposition's cooperation in the smooth conduct of the upcoming Lok Sabha session, newly-appointed Parliamentary Affairs Minister Pralhad Joshi Saturday said the government was ready for......
03:34, 2019-06-02

SEIU accused of union-busting by its own staff Staff members of the Service Employees International Union, one of the nation's largest labor organizations, have accused it of union-busting and mounted a stepped-up campaign against it in the last week. The staffers have walked out, hung a banner from the union's Washington D.C. headquarters accus...
23:00, 2019-09-13

Ford to lay off 185 workers at Canadian plant -union Ford Motor Co will lay off about 185 employees in September at a Canadian manufacturing plant in Oakville, Ontario, with the possibility of more layoffs in January, the union local said on Friday....
03:17, 2019-07-20

VW's Tennessee workers vote against union representation Workers at Volkswagen AG's assembly plant in the state of Tennessee narrowly voted against union representation, dealing a fresh blow to the United Auto Workers' (UAW) efforts to unionize a foreign automaker's plant in the U.S. South....
15:17, 2019-06-15

Populists Seek to Break the European Union From Within Not long ago, nationalist movements were advocating a departure from the European Union. Now they seeking seats in Parliament, promising an insurgency from within....
14:34, 2019-05-25

The Latest: Baseball union says ball has changed In the middle of MLB season that has seen home runs being hit at a record pace, union head Tony Clark says "I believe that the ball suddenly changed and I don't know why."       ...
18:34, 2019-07-09

‘The Union Is Playing Some Hardball.’ Here’s Why GM Workers Are On Strike The United Auto Workers union is leading its first strike against General Motors in 12 years, digging in for a fight over jobs and benefits that could cost the carmaker dearly for an indefinite period. The strike that took effect at midnight may cost GM about $50 million a day in earnings before int...
15:51, 2019-09-16

Union jacked: Yanks, Red Sox total 12 runs in 1st The Yankees and Red Sox combined for 12 runs during a 58-minute first inning in which starting pitchers Rick Porcello and Masahiro Tanaka were both chased from the game....
00:00, 2019-06-30

Transit union head says he will ‘cause havoc’ during negotiations The MTA’s largest union is planning to “cause havoc” to traffic with a rally outside the agency’s Lower Manhattan headquarters at the end of October amid contract negotiations with the agency. “We got to fill those streets at 2 Broadway, stop traffic and cause havoc,...
04:34, 2019-09-07

| African Union lifts suspension of Sudan The African Union (AU) has lifted its suspension of Sudan's membership in the bloc, ending a three-month freeze that had been in place pending the installation of a civilian-led government after the removal of long-term President Omar al-Bashir....
03:00, 2019-09-08

Andrew Wooten signs with Philadelphia Union CHESTER, Pa. (AP) — Forward Andrew Wooten has signed with Major League Soccer’s Philadelphia Union after scoring 17 goals last season for Sandhausen in the German second division. Philadelphia said Thursday that Wooten was signed using targeted allocation money and will be added to the roster ...
03:51, 2019-06-21

UAW head wants union to share in profits of U.S. automakers The head of the labor union representing most hourly workers at the U.S. automakers struck an adversarial tone on Monday, vowing in likely contentious talks for new four-year deals that they want to share in the companies' profits....
19:51, 2019-07-15

The Union World Is Not Happy With Andy Stern Last week, we published a story showing that Andy Stern, the longtime former leader of one of America’s most prominent unions, is now advising a billionaire-funded charter school group that is explicitly determined to fight teacher’s unions. It is just the latest of Stern’s many actions that have ra...
23:17, 2019-08-01

Union Berlin secure first ever Bundesliga promotion For the first time in seven years, a second-division side has won the Bundesliga relegation playoff. Union Berlin secured promotion on away goals after holding off Stuttgart, who were relegated in the process....
09:34, 2019-05-28

51 Of 56 Union Ministers In New Central Government Are Crorepatis Out of the 56 ministers in the newly formed Cabinet of Prime Minister Narendra Modi, 51 are crorepatis, with Harsimrat Kaur Badal -- Shiromani Akali Dal lawmaker from Bathinda in Punjab -- being the......
01:00, 2019-06-01

Union Budget Not For Common Man, Says Aam Aadmi Party The Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) on Friday said the Union Budget 2019-20 does not offer much to the common man or address the major economic challenges faced by the country at the moment....
17:17, 2019-07-05

MLB: Umpire union tweet about Machado was ‘inappropriate’ SAN DIEGO (AP) — Major League Baseball says it was inappropriate for the umpire’s union to comment on the one-game suspension levied against San Diego Padres star Manny Machado for his conduct following his ejection for arguing a called third strike Saturday at Colorado. The MLB Umpires Associ...
04:34, 2019-06-19

This Union Guy Is Talking Some Real Hardcore Shit In a nation wracked by inequality, when organized labor is beset by enemies on all fronts, it is so refreshing to hear some good, old-fashioned, pure, unadulterated, threatening righteous shit talk from a union leader....
07:51, 2019-06-01

UAW disputes VW's neutrality on eve of union vote in Tenn. The UAW contends Volkswagen has held multiple mandatory meetings with workers in Chattanooga, pushing anti-union materials. VW denied the allegation, along with other speculation that emerged in the days leading up to Wednesday's vote. ...
01:34, 2019-06-12

Union shock Dortmund 3-1 for maiden Bundesliga win "Promoted Union Berlin stunned title contenders Borussia Dortmund 3-1 on Saturday to earn their first ever Bundesliga victory that left their opponents three points off the top."...
22:51, 2019-08-31

GE Union Workers Reject New Labor Deal Workers at several General Electric factories voted against a new contract, surprising the conglomerate and union leaders and likely sending them back to the bargaining table....
21:17, 2019-07-10

De Blasio mocked after video malfunction at labor forum: Voice 'higher than his poll numbers' New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio got some laughs -- though not for the reasons he expected -- when a top labor union played his video message to a crowd in Iowa on Wednesday....
00:17, 2019-08-22

De Blasio cites reading The Post, making phone calls as proof of hard work Happy to help, Bill. Mayor Bill de Blasio insisted Wednesday that, despite what the seven hours he spent at City Hall in May would have you think, he’s hard at work — citing a few phone calls he made about The Post’s front-page story on a garbage-packed Queens home. Asked during an unrel...
15:00, 2019-09-05

NY Mayor Bill de Blasio Reportedly Used NYPD Security Detail to Move Daughter Out of Apartment New York Mayor and Democratic presidential long shot Bill de Blasio reportedly used members of his NYPD security detail to move his daughter out of her Sunset Park Brooklyn apartment....
03:34, 2019-08-06

Democratic debate 2019: Cuomo aide rips de Blasio for touting $15 minimum wage DETROIT, Mich. — Mayor Bill de Blasio touted New York’s $15 minimum wage during Wednesday night’s Democratic debate — but a top aide for Gov. Andrew Cuomo wasn’t going to let him steal all the glory. “When I became the mayor of the nation’s largest city I set us on a pa...
07:00, 2019-08-01

Bill de Blasio defends expansion of no-bail program for teen suspects in violent crimes Mayor Bill de Blasio on Tuesday defended his plan to triple the number of teens who are freed from city jails without bail on violent charges including armed robbery and assault. “We’re ensuring there are real alternatives to incarceration, particularly for our young New Yorkers,” the mayor said at ...
20:17, 2019-05-28

No Regrets? NYC Mayor and Presidential Candidate Bill de Blasio Gets Real About Eric Garner, the NYPD, and Policing New York City Mayor and 2020 presidential candidate Bill de Blasio has no regrets over how he handled the legal proceedings of Daniel Pantaleo, the cop who killed Eric Garner. During his interview with The Root, de Blasio acknowledged the frustrations of New Yorkers who wanted him to call for the fi...
21:34, 2019-09-10

Union face Fire looking to shake off ugly loss Coming off their worst performance of the season, the Philadelphia Union look to re-establish themselves as the Eastern Conference's top team when they play host to the Chicago Fire on Saturday....
23:17, 2019-07-19

Union Berlin: Daring to dream of Bundesliga football Union Berlin are set to face Stuttgart for the chance to play in the Bundesliga next season. In an era of rampant commercialism, they are dreaming of giving fans in the top flight a different in-stadium experience....
07:34, 2019-05-23

Redraw Indian Map With PoK, Gilgit-Baltistan, Says Union Minister Union Minister Jitendra Singh on Tuesday called for redrawing the Indian map which shows not only Pakistan occupied Kashmir (PoK) as its territory but also Gilgit-Baltistan....
15:00, 2019-08-28

UAW board member charged with embezzling union funds Vance Pearson, a 17-year UAW employee who succeeded President Gary Jones as Region 5 director in Missouri last year, is among the current and former officials cited in an investigator’s affidavit as authorizing and concealing union-funded purchases of “luxury items and accommodations for their own p...
08:17, 2019-09-13

No mention of 'Medicare for all' from Warren or Sanders at union event Presidential candidates Elizabeth Warren and Bernie Sanders, speaking at an Iowa labor event for 2020 Democrats, both conspicuously omitted one of the most contentious issues of the 2020 primary: a total government takeover of the healthcare system....
21:34, 2019-08-21

Site, Design Of 100-Bed Pediatric ICU Finalised, Says Union Minister Health Minister Harsh Vardhan Sunday said the site and design of a 100-bed Pediatric Intensive Care Unit (PICU) in Bihar's Muzaffarpur district have been finalised....
02:51, 2019-06-24

White House says not involved in contract talks with GM, UAW union The White House is not involved in contract talks with General Motors Co and the United Auto Workers union, aimed at ending a nationwide strike that began late on Sunday, a White House spokesman and GM said....
22:51, 2019-09-17

Union approval near 50-year high, AFL-CIO credits outreach The president of the AFL-CIO on Thursday said that the labor movement is growing and more popular than ever, the result of workers seeking help to raise wages and a new community outreach campaign....
18:00, 2019-08-29

German deputy finmin: EU banking union is more advanced than many think The European Union's banking union is more advanced than widely believed but it is still far from being complete, Germany's deputy finance minister said on Tuesday, adding that Europe would be able to react if a financial crisis happened....
11:51, 2019-06-18

Labor union leader Héctor Figueroa dead at 57 Héctor Figueroa, the president of Local 32BJ of the Service Employees International Union and one the nation’s most influential labor leaders, died of a heart attack Thursday evening, a union official said. He was 57 years old. “It is with overwhelming sadness and a heavy heart that 32BJ mourn...
01:34, 2019-07-13

Bank Officers' Union Threatens To Go On 2-Day Strike Against Mergers A union leader also said that the nationalised banks will further observe indefinite strike from the second week of November to press for their demands....
19:17, 2019-09-12

Union votes to strike at General Motors’ US plants DETROIT (AP) — The United Auto Workers union announced Sunday that its roughly 49,000 workers at General Motors plants in the U.S. would go on strike just before midnight because contentious talks on a new contract had broken down. About 200 plant-level union leaders voted unanimously in favor of a ...
06:51, 2019-09-16

Union acquires GK Bendik while opening international slot The Philadelphia Union moved to solidify their spot atop the MLS's Eastern Conference, acquiring veteran goalkeeper Joe Bendik on Friday in a trade with the Columbus Crew for a second-round draft pick in 2020....
23:17, 2019-07-19

Watch Gabrielle Union's Daughter Kaavia Say Her First Words Kaavia James is officially talking! Gabrielle Union and Dwyane Wade have a few reasons, or should we say words, to celebrate. Their baby girl is saying her first words! In an Instagram......
06:34, 2019-08-21

Gabrielle Union's New York & Company Baby Collection Is Here! We love these products, and we hope you do too. E! has affiliate relationships, so we may get a small share of the revenue from your purchases. Items are sold by the retailer, not......
18:00, 2019-05-21

Sadananda Gowda: From Student Leader To Union Minister From a student leader associated with the Akhil Bharatiya Vidyarthi Parishad (ABVP) in Karnataka's Udupi to now a union minister in the Prime Minister Narendra Modi-led government for the second time,......
00:51, 2019-05-31

Union Pacific Cuts Costs, Bolsters Profit The railroad operator’s second-quarter profit rose even as it shipped less cargo, as the company got a boost from cost cuts tied to its new operating plan, including fewer jobs and lower fuel expenses....
21:51, 2019-07-18

Sergeants union calls Chelsea police captain ‘a d–k’ This gives new meaning to the phrase “member of service.” An NYPD police union called the head of a Manhattan police precinct a “d–k” in a blistering tweet on Monday morning. The Sergeants Benevolent Association leveled the accusation while responding to a post from use...
21:17, 2019-09-16

BuzzFeed Staffers Walk Off the Job as Union Fight Escalates BuzzFeed staffers across the country walked off the job this afternoon, the latest escalation in a months-long effort to push CEO Jonah Peretti to recognize his newsroom employees’ union, which is represented by the NewsGuild....
00:51, 2019-06-18

Union Minister's Son Arrested In Attempt To Murder Case Union minister Prahlad Singh Patel's son was arrested on Tuesday in an attempt to murder case that left four people injured in a clash in Madhya Pradesh. Seven others have also been arrested in the......
07:01, 2019-06-19

Nirmala Sitharaman To Present First Union Budget On July 5 The Union Budget for the current financial year will be presented by Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman on July 5, the government announced on Friday, hours after Prime Minister Narendra Modi......
20:51, 2019-05-31

M.L.B. and Players’ Union Set to Begin Early Labor Talks Never before have the two sides attempted such a significant renegotiation in the middle of a contract’s term, underscoring the urgency felt in both camps....
09:34, 2019-06-18

Zimbabwe union leader still missing after suspected abduction Activists fear Peter Magombeyi was kidnapped by state agents for role in doctors’ strikeConcerns are growing for a doctor and labour activist in Zimbabwe who remains missing more than 48 hours after his abduction by suspected state security agents.Peter Magombeyi, the acting president of the Zimbabw...
19:51, 2019-09-16

Still No Viable Brexit Proposals From UK, European Union Says After Talks Britain has still not proposed any workable alternatives to the Northern Ireland "backstop" provisions of its Brexit withdrawal agreement, the EU said Monday after talks between bloc chief Jean-Claude......
18:51, 2019-09-16

Players' union wants matches postponed in extreme heat "The world players\u0027 union FIFPRO says it is time to stop matches being played in extreme heat after seeing some of its members struggle in torrid conditions at the African Nations Cup and in Spain\u0027s La Liga during the summer."...
22:34, 2019-09-20

Workers at VW's Tennessee plant vote against union representation Workers at Volkswagen AG's assembly plant in Chattanooga, Tennessee, have voted against union representation, the German automaker and the United Auto Workers (UAW) union said on Friday....
12:17, 2019-06-15

UPDATE 2-VW's Tennessee workers vote against union representation Workers at Volkswagen AG's assembly plant in the state of Tennessee narrowly voted against union representation, dealing a fresh blow to the United Auto Workers' (UAW) efforts to unionize a foreign automaker's plant in the U.S. South....
12:17, 2019-06-15

Bank Officer's Union Threaten To Go On Strike: 10 Things To Know Four officers' organizations of public sector banks (PSBs) have threatened to go on strike opposing the consolidation of 10 state-run lenders into four. The unions have jointly given a strike call for......
17:17, 2019-09-16

India Looking To Raise Oil Imports From Russia: Union Minister India is looking at raising oil imports from Russia, its oil minister said on Tuesday, at a time of surging oil prices after an attack on Saudi Arabian facilities halved the kingdom's production....
17:17, 2019-09-17

Writers union says talent agents are violating antitrust law The Writers Guild of America has filed claims in federal court alleging three of the entertainment industry’s biggest talent agencies are violating antitrust and anti-racketeering laws...
18:51, 2019-08-20

What McDonald's Workers Really Need to Fight Sexual Harassment is a Union Last September, McDonald’s workers in cities around the country walked off the job to protest the company’s failure to take action to curb endemic sexual harassment in the workplace. Jamelia Fairley, who began working at a McDonald’s in Sanford, Florida in the fall of 2016, was one of the workers w...
03:17, 2019-05-22

Candidates Are Jockeying for Union Endorsements. Bernie Sanders Just Got One. The Vermont senator won the endorsement of the United Electrical workers, a group that has long supported him, as Democratic candidates continue to seek backing from labor....
23:17, 2019-08-26

Union Vote at Tennessee Volkswagen Plant Could Be Historic Volkswagen workers are possibly unionizing, back seat seatbelt chatter and a death wobble class-action lawsuit. All this and more in The Morning Shift for Friday, June 14, 2019....
22:00, 2019-06-14

Volkswagen Factory Workers in Tennessee Reject Union The vote was a defeat for the United Automobile Workers, which has tried unsuccessfully to organize workers at plants owned by foreign automakers in the South....
05:17, 2019-06-15

Doctors in Zimbabwe protest after union leader goes missing HARARE – Hundreds of Zimbabwean doctors protested in central Harare on Monday over the disappearance of the leader of their union, but riot police blocked them from marching to President Emmerson Mnangagwa’s office. Peter Magombeyi, president of the Zimbabwe Hospital Doctors Association (ZHDA)...
14:51, 2019-09-17

Amazon workers in Germany to strike over pay, Verdi union says Workers at seven Amazon sites across Germany will go on strike over pay for at least two days this week starting on Sunday night going into Monday, labour union Verdi said....
03:34, 2019-07-15

Bundesliga club Union Berlin: Between idealism and reality Union Berlin hold cult status for many fans as a club that stands for more than just football. Yet before Union's historic first Bundesliga season, the balance between tradition and reality is already being challenged....
16:00, 2019-08-16

VW Tennessee plant employees to vote on whether to join union Volkswagen AG and the United Auto Workers union confirmed on Wednesday that workers at the German automaker's Chattanooga, Tennessee assembly will vote June 12, 13 and 14 on whether to unionize....
19:17, 2019-05-29

Dead body found in Union Square Park A dead body was discovered lying in the grass at Union Square Park on Thursday afternoon, police said. Authorities were called shortly after noon to the park near East 15th Street and Union Square West, where they found the unidentified man unresponsive, police said and photographs show. He was pron...
23:00, 2019-06-06

Britain's TSB bank cutting 124 jobs in reorganisation -union British lender TSB is cutting 124 jobs as part of a restructuring at its head office, according to an email sent to bank staff by its employee union seen by Reuters on Thursday....
15:51, 2019-06-06

Serbia warns against creating Albania-Kosovo union Serbia’s foreign minister has denounced a move by Kosovo and Albania to boycott a regional conference, accusing them of wanting to create a joint state in the Balkans...
16:17, 2019-07-08

Union: Ford to close plant in Wales that employs 1,700 LONDON (AP) — A union says Ford plans to close its engine plant in Bridgend, Wales, in September 2020. The GMB union says union leaders are being given the news by company officials on Thursday. Ford is expected to make an announcement later about the plant, which employs 1,700 people. GMB regional ...
14:00, 2019-06-06

Ford to announce UK engine plant closure, union says Ford declined to comment on what it called speculation. Ford makes about 1.3 million engines at two locations in eastern England. It has previously warned it could face $1 billion in tariff costs in the event of a so-called hard Brexit....
13:51, 2019-06-06

No New Cases Of Nipah In Kerala, Says Union Health Minister Union Health Minister Harsh Vardhan today said no new case of Nipah virus infection has been reported in Kerala and informed that the clinical condition of the patient suffering from the disease, the......
16:34, 2019-06-09

Union chiefs agree Labour should back Remain Labour-affiliated trade unions have agreed the party should campaign for a second EU referendum and support Remain if the next Conservative prime minister negotiates a fresh Brexit deal....
03:00, 2019-07-09

San Francisco police union calls for chief’s resignation SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — The union representing San Francisco police officers is calling for its chief to resign over his handling of the police raid of a freelance journalist’s home and office. Chief William Scott acknowledged Friday that the searches were probably illegal and apologized for the ...
01:51, 2019-05-26

Pemex agrees salary rises with oil workers union Mexico's state oil company Pemex said on Wednesday that it had agreed with the oil workers union to raise salaries and benefits while seeking to manage the heavily indebted company's delicate financial situation....
05:17, 2019-08-01

Kickstarter accused of union-busting after firing two employees Kickstarter has fired two employees who headed a unionization effort within the company, according to Slate. The crowdsourcing company fired Taylor Moore (its head of comedy and podcasts) on Thursday, a week after firing Clarissa Redwine (one of its......
22:17, 2019-09-13

Union wants competitive environment, meaningful free agency The head of the baseball players' association detailed the union's goals during collective bargaining, listing the restoration of a "competitive environment" and "meaningful free agency" as aims       ...
18:34, 2019-07-09

Ajay Kumar Bhalla Is New Union Home Secretary Ajay Kumar Bhalla, currently serving as an officer on special duty in the home ministry, was appointed as the new Union home secretary on Thursday, an official order said....
13:51, 2019-08-22

Bernie's campaign union strife is what he proposes for the whole country For many conservatives, the labor struggles of socialist Sen. Bernie Sanders are greatly amusing. The senator has never seen a favor to Big Labor that he didn’t support, yet his presidential campaign staff complain to the press about their working conditions. He also neglects to pay them the mythica...
19:51, 2019-07-31

Union Berlin promoted to Bundesliga, Stuttgart relegated "Union Berlin were promoted to the Bundesliga for the first time after a 0-0 draw with VfB Stuttgart in the second leg of their relegation/promotion playoff on Monday gave them an away-goals victory after the tie finished 2-2 on aggregate."...
23:34, 2019-05-27

Top NRI Businessmen In Gulf Praise Union Budget 2019 Several leading Non-Resident Indians and businessmen in the Gulf region on Friday welcomed India's Union Budget for 2019-20 and listed rural electrification, agricultural, support to start-ups, women......
17:17, 2019-07-05

Warren recognizes 2020 campaign staff union Elizabeth Warren acknowledged Thursday that her presidential campaign staff had unionized, meaning that she will not contest the International Brotherhood of Electrical Workers Local 2320 claim, announced two days ago, to become the workers' exclusive representative....
21:34, 2019-06-06

Union Budget Proposes To Make NRI Investment Much Easier Nirmala Sitharaman said that NRI investment in the country would be made much easier by merging NRI portfolio route with foreign portfolio investment....
14:34, 2019-07-05

Liverpool 2-2 Sporting Lisbon: Western Union Cup – as it happened Liverpool finish pre-season US tour with 2-2 draw in BronxMignolet shines in goal after early blunder costs Liverpool 3.15am BST That’s all for now. Thanks for following along with us and be sure to check back later for a full match report. 3.10am BST There’s the final whistle and Liverpool and Spor...
06:51, 2019-07-25

GOP officials rehash old fight against Volkswagen union vote NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — Top Tennessee Republicans are predicting economic harm if workers at Volkswagen’s car assembly plant in Chattanooga vote to unionize. With 1,700 workers scheduled to vote June 12-14, U.S. Sen. Marsha Blackburn and Gov. Bill Lee are following their predecessors’ bl...
10:17, 2019-06-07