Tag Archives: Mayor Bill de Blasio

New York City Mayor de Blasio Says Someone May Have Improperly Tapped a Gas Line Before Building Explosion

By Elaine Magliaro New York City officials reportedly “suspect that leaking natural gas was the source of Thursday’s explosion and fire, which sparked a raging blaze that took hundreds of firefighters to quell.” Last Friday, Mayor Bill de Blasio said … Continue reading

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New York City Department of Investigation Releases Report on Police Use of Chokeholds

By Elaine Magliaro On Monday, New York City’s Department of Investigation released a 45-page report titled Observations on Accountability and Transparency in Ten NYPD Chokehold Cases. This investigation from New York City’s police inspector general found that “in several cases … Continue reading

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Is the NYPD Work Slowdown a Bad Thing…Or a Good Thing?

By Elaine Magliaro On December 31, 2014, Matt Taibbi published an article at Rolling Stone titled The NYPD’s ‘Work Stoppage’ Is Surreal. The reason for the “virtual work stoppage”—or slowdown—is the anger that many NYPD officers feel toward the mayor … Continue reading

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New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio Talks with George Stephanopolous about the Need for Change in Police-Community Relations, the Decision of the Staten Island Grand Jury in the Death of Eric Garner, and Rudy Giuliani on “This Week” (VIDEO)

By Elaine Magliaro Earlier today, New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio talked with George Stephanopolous on ABC’s This Week. During his appearance on the show, Mayor de Blasio declined to say whether he agreed with the decision of a Staten … Continue reading

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