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Mayor to Take 10-Day Italy Vacation With Family

The city's first family will be setting off to Italy next week on their first vacation since Mayor Bill de Blasio took office and will be the longest vacation taken by a mayor in recent years. Updated 07/11/2014 09:05 PM

Mayor Bill de Blasio is planning to block the campaign for a ballot proposal requiring an investigation into the collapse of 7 World Trade Center after the September 11th terror attacks.

Updated 07/11/2014 08:05 PM


Cuomo Yet to Indicate Whether He'll Sign Port Authority Reform Bill

A bill that aims to reform the Port Authority of New York and New Jersey, which comes in the wake of the "Bridgegate" George Washington Bridge scandal, has passed both houses of the state legislature, but so far, Governor Andrew Cuomo has refused to say whether or not he will sign it. 07/11/2014 07:53 PM

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NYCHA Security Cameras Having Mixed Results

As Mayor Bill de Blasio looks to increase security at public housing developments where crime is on the rise, one of the chief weapons in his arsenal is security cameras, but do they work? NY1's Courtney Gross looked at housing projects which have already received cameras and found that their record is mixed when it comes to making things safer. 07/10/2014 08:30 PM


Petitioning Process Difficult for Some Candidates in Statewide Races

Thursday is the deadline for candidates for state offices to submit signatures with the Board of Elections to get onto the primary ballot, a process known as petitioning, and it can be a difficult one for candidates hoping to qualify, particularly those in statewide races. 07/10/2014 09:02 PM


Washington Lawmakers Not Stepping In if LIRR Workers Go On Strike

Federal lawmakers on Wednesday said they will not intervene if Long Island Rail Road workers go on strike later this month and comes as the MTA begins a communication blitz alerting riders of the possible service interruption. Updated 07/09/2014 09:05 PM

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