Mayor Michael Bloomberg this morning warned that the Board of Election's voting machine problems may mean New Yorkers won't know who their new mayor is until 2014.
Governor Andrew Cuomo has said he wants to find a "consensus" on new gun control laws that could pass the Republican-controlled State Senate and Democratically-controlled State Assembly. Democratic lawmakers who spoke at a press conference outside City Hall this afternoon seem unsure if that's possible, blaming Republicans and well-financed opponents.
On the corner of Henry and Rutgers Streets in Chinatown this morning, Representative Nydia Velazquez was practicing her limited Chinese.
"Ni hao! Ni hao!" she hollered at voters making their way toward the East Broadway stop on the F line, pressing them to take a palm card.(1)
Christine Quinn and other city and state legislators met today to advocate a bill that would give the Council more influence over a mayor-controlled body in charge of setting rent increases.
Speaking to reporters at City Hall, Quinn didn’t mention the mayor by name, but questioned why the Council didn’t have the authority to vet mayoral appointees of the nine-member Rent Guidelines Board.
At a 'respect' summit with Walcott and Mulgrew, Quinn talks about progress and Obama's contraception compromise
A day after the Department of Education voted to close or cut 23 schools, city schools chancellor Dennis Walcott asked the cameras to record his handshake with United Federation of Teachers head Michael Mulgrew.