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  • De Blasio and Cuomo: Allies or Adversaries

    By Liz Benjamin | January 01, 2014

    Is the relationship between the governor of New York and the mayor of New York City doomed to fail?

  • De Blasio Attends NYCC Gala, Praises Mark-Viverito

    By Nick Powell | December 04, 2013

    New York City’s progressive illuminati squeezed into a room at the Transport Workers Union Local 100 headquarters in downtown Brooklyn to welcome their favorite son, Mayor-elect Bill de Blasio, and recognize…

  • Winners and Losers 01/24/14

    By City & State | January 24, 2014

    Both Gov. Andrew Cuomo and Mayor Bill de Blasio made news this week, many times in the same headline, though their coverage took divergent paths thanks to the budget and a blizzard. Cuomo won the first…

  • New York City Agency Voiced Past Concerns about Paid Sick Leave

    By Kristen Meriwether | January 17, 2014

    New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio, along with Council Speaker Melissa Mark-Viverito, announced a proposal for expansion of the paid sick leave bill on Friday. Both expect the bill to breeze through committee…

  • Ouster of HDC President Marc Jahr Raises Questions

    By Nick Powell | January 16, 2014

    A central tenet of Mayor Bill de Blasio’s policy agenda is his promise to build or preserve 200,000 units of affordable housing, a lofty goal that would add to the 160,000-plus units created or preserved...

  • Slim Capital Budget Leaves de Blasio With Few Options

    By Kristen Meriwether | January 14, 2014

    Mayor Bill de Blasio will have a year to submit his capital budget plan, which will set a road map for new infrastructure projects during his term. That plan, however, will not come without challenges,…

  • Through Sandy Recovery, an Opportunity to Bridge “Two Cities”

    By Nick Powell | December 11, 2013

    As Bill de Blasio prepares to take over City Hall in January, various interest groups are anxious to see whether the newest darling of the progressive movement can make good on his promise to unite the…

  • New York City’s Commercial Space Conundrum

    By Nick Powell | December 16, 2013

    At the turn of the century, there was a general worry among real estate developers about the lack of commercial space in New York City. Across the Hudson, New Jersey was being touted as the “sixth borough”—the...

  • Winners and Losers 01/10/14

    By City & State | January 10, 2014

    Gov. Cuomo patted himself on the back for building on the progress of the last couple of years. Everyone in Albany patted Mayor de Blasio on the back for building on the progress of the last few months,…

  • Union Leaders Mixed on Linn and Brezenoff Appointments

    By Nick Powell | December 31, 2013

    Two of Mayor-elect Bill de Blasio’s five latest appointments, Robert Linn, the city’s new director of labor relations, and Stanley Brezenoff, who will advise First Deputy Mayor Tony Shorris in an unpaid…

  • The Speaker Power Struggle

    By Nick Powell | December 11, 2013

    The New York City Council Speaker’s race has reached the point where every rumor and piece of gossip regarding who are the “leading” candidates should be viewed with suspicion. With so many interest groups…

  • A Bipartisan Economic Boon: Why Voting “Yes” on Proposal #1 Makes Sense

    By Heather Briccetti | November 05, 2013

    It’s not always easy to find bipartisan agreement in today’s hyper-politicized world. Democrats and Republicans are at odds over everything—whether it is healthcare, how to improve the economy or the direction…

  • Public Advocate Letitia James Names Chief of Staff

    By Nick Powell | January 13, 2014

    New York City Public Advocate Letitia James has begun to fill out her office, hiring Ibrahim Khan, a communications consultant with the MirRam Group, as her chief of staff. James has also brought aboard…

  • Winners and Losers 01/17/14

    By City & State | January 17, 2014

    It’s a time of transition. Many new mayors across the state have encountered early difficulties – some with forks. U.S. Senator Chuck Schumer found out he will need a new roommate soon, and we know how…

  • City Council 101: “Land Use and Real Estate Development in the Five Boroughs”

    By Michael Gareth Johnson | January 24, 2014

    Experts in the industry discuss creative ways to tackle affordable housing