“With all our sophistication and all our education and all our wealth, in the greatest city in the greatest state on the planet, we still discriminate against women,” said Governor Andrew Cuomo today during a speech at the Yale Club. “There is a subtle bias, but it is there.”
Today, the city released a report analyzing its operations before, during and immediately after Hurricane Sandy and how those operations could be improved in time for the next storm.
Mayor Michael Bloomberg once again lavished praise on Council Speaker Christine Quinn this morning.
Today, Mayor Michael Bloomberg presented his final executive budget for New York City, one that's $69.8 billion in size, contains no new taxes, and is, as required by law, balanced.
Michael Bloomberg tacitly supports Christine Quinn for mayor, or at least makes it clear that he regards her as the least ridiculous of his would-be successors.
Mayor Michael Bloomberg today challenged the notion, endorsed by some of this year's mayoral candidates, that New York City needs more police officers.
Today, Congressman Jose Serrano and his son, a state senator also named Jose Serrano, endorsed former comptroller Bill Thompson for mayor.
Today, an appeals court issued yet another temporary restraining order on the city's stop-and-go effort to allow New Yorkers to hail taxis with their smartphones.
Today, Council Speaker Christine Quinn held a big press conference about a munimeter problem of indeterminate size that afflicts New Yorkers in the voter-rich outer boroughs.
Council Speaker Christine Quinn today said that Councilman Daniel Dromm raised some "valid questions" when he argued that Abu Dhabi's represssion of gays should preclude it from building a soccer stadium in Queens' largest park.