Home >> Info On: Bill de Blasio

The Latest News about Bill de Blasio

Papers Please: De Blasio Announces COVID-19 Checkpoints on Tunnels, Bridges to Enforce Lockdown

Mayor of New York City Bill de Blasio announced Wednesday COVID-19 checkpoints will be established on tunnels and bridges leading into the city in order to enforce Governor Cuomo’s quarantine order. The mayor tweeted, “New Yorkers worked too hard to beat back COVID-19 — we cannot lose that progress. 35 states have dangerously high infection rates. We won’t let the ...

Read More »

NYC Health Commissioner Resigns Over ‘Deep Disappointment’ With Mayor DeBlasio’s Handling Of The Pandemic

New York City Health Commissioner Oxiris Barbot resigned after clashing with Mayor Bill de Blasio over how to confront the coronavirus pandemic, The New York Times reported Tuesday. “I leave my post today with deep disappointment that during the most critical public health crisis in our lifetime, that the Health Department’s incomparable disease control expertise was not used to the ...

Read More »

‘We don’t need big events anytime soon’: De Blasio Cancels Large Gatherings, Allows Protests To Continue

New York City canceled all large gatherings through September but won’t regulate social justice protests, Democratic New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio said on CNN. The city cancelled street fairs, outdoor concerts and parades due to health concerns, de Blasio told Wolf Blitzer in an interview Thursday night. De Blasio said it’s “just not time” for events that draw ...

Read More »

‘Absolute Monarchy’: Catholic Priests, Jewish Congregants Sue Cuomo, De Blasio Over Double Standards On Worship, Protests

Andrew Cuomo

Catholic priests and Jewish congregants have filed a lawsuit against Democratic New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo and Democratic New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio over double standards on worship and protests. Two Catholic priests from upstate New York and three Orthodox Jewish congregants from Brooklyn filed lawsuit June 10 against Cuomo, de Blasio, and Attorney General Letitia James in ...

Read More »

De Blasio Rolls Out Plan Shifting Funds Away From NYPD Amid Calls To Defund The Police

New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio announced a plan to shift funding away from the city’s police department and toward youth programs Sunday, as activists push for defunding police departments. De Blasio’s plan is part of a suggestion from the mayor’s task force on racial inclusion, which is chaired by his wife, activist Chirlane McCray. Decisions about police funding ...

Read More »

De Blasio Picks Hospital Chief Who Downplayed COVID Risk To Lead Virus Tracking: Report

New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio is tapping the head of the city’s public hospital system to lead his virus contact tracing effort two months after the official advised the mayor’s office to avoid lockdowns and instead let the virus take its course, according to The New York Time. De Blasio took away New York City’s health department’s authority ...

Read More »

Gov. Cuomo Overrules Mayor De Blasio’s Move To Close NYC Schools For Remainder Of Year

New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo dismissed Mayor Bill de Blasio’s decision announcement that New York City schools would remain closed for the rest of the school year. Cuomo and de Blasio are at odds over who has the authority to decide when New York City’s schools should open. De Blasio announced Saturday morning that the schools will remain closed until ...

Read More »

Bill De Blasio: Biden Won The Black Vote Due To Ignorance

New York Mayor Bill de Blasio suggested Thursday that black people voted for former Vice President Joe Biden on Super Tuesday because they’re ignorant of his record outside of his association with former President Barack Obama. “You had a whole lot of candidates,” de Blasio said on MSNBC’s “Morning Joe.” “The information that I think people received about Joe Biden ...

Read More »
echo 'Sponsored Content'; echo '
';
Sign up for our Newsletter

* indicates required field




Email Format


Subscribe!