Today, the City Council approved Mayor Bill de Blasio’s appointment of his own finance commissioner, Jacques Jiha, to serve on the board of the Taxi and Limousine Commission
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Kaoru Muramatsu, the owner of the East Harlem building that exploded this morning, also owns Absolute Piano on the ground floor
Mayor often allows just one reporter to cover him, citing logistics
'In some cases, the infrastructure in New York is so old we don't even know where it is under the street'
Coincides with Schumer criticism
First deputy mayor Tony Shorris today said that charter schools are "not gonna be the long-term solution" for American public education.
Cites different circumstances at Port Authority
'Nobody ever remembers how long a cabinet took to assemble'
Mayor de Blasio's pick to chair the Taxi and Limousine Commission hopes to reduce litigation by listening more.
The mostly white town is home to Governor Andrew Cuomo