Local Politics

Cuomo congestion pricing
New York Governor's Office
Erica Brosnan
October 16, 2019 - 1:54 pm
Gov. Cuomo signed a law that eliminates legal hurdles which could have prevented New York from prosecuting people pardoned by the president for federal crimes.
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Mayor Bill de Blasio
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Mike Smeltz
September 12, 2019 - 6:35 pm
Mayor Bill de Blasio won’t be on the democratic debate stage Thursday night and he says if he can’t make the one in October, he may drop out of the race, which one local lawmaker seems to think is the best idea.
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Vaping
Press Association
Mike Smeltz
September 11, 2019 - 6:41 pm
A top New Jersey lawmaker on Wednesday proposed a complete ban on all vaping products in the state.
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New Jersey State Capitol Building
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Sean Adams
September 09, 2019 - 1:20 pm
A New Jersey mom is pushing lawmakers to approve a bill that would require newborns to be screened for a rare disorder that her 19-month-old son was diagnosed with.
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Police Commissioner James O'Neill
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Erica Brosnan
August 30, 2019 - 1:23 pm
The largest police union in New York City on Wednesday passed a vote of no confidence in Mayor Bill de Blasio and NYPD Commissioner James O’Neill, saying they should lose their jobs over the firing of an officer responsible in the death of Eric Garner.
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Davram Stiefler and Jason Selvig
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Rich Lamb
August 29, 2019 - 3:43 pm
A "Welcome To Iowa" sign was hung Thursday in a Lower Manhattan park aiming to grab Mayor Bill de Blasio's attention.
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Sen. Chris Murphy
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Associated Press
August 27, 2019 - 6:58 pm
Connecticut U.S. Sen. Chris Murphy says the Russian government has denied him a visa to enter the country.
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Mayor de Blasio
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August 19, 2019 - 6:21 pm
NEW YORK (WCBS 880) — Mayor Bill de Blasio’s presidential campaign is not getting much support from his hometown, according to a New York Post report . The newspaper says de Blasio has only raised $12,600 from city employees. Meanwhile, the city’s workforce has contributed five times as much to...
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Gov. Andrew Cuomo
New York Governor's Office
August 19, 2019 - 5:19 pm
Gov. Andrew Cuomo issued a warning Monday about the use of derogatory terms after his brother, Chris Cuomo, was called “Fredo.”
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August 07, 2019 - 5:52 pm
After a long primary process that included a recount and a court battle, the Democratic Primary for Queens District Attorney ended Tuesday when Tiffany Cabán conceded to Melinda Katz.
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