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De Blasio Horse-Carriage Deal Falls Apart as Teamsters Drop Support

Mayor Bill de Blasio’s plan to corral the city’s horse-carriages into Central Park is headed to the glue factory, after the union representing the drivers announced today it no longer backed the proposal. 498 more words

Bill De Blasio

Mayor De Blasio, Ex-City Council Speaker Christine Quinn Team Up On Homelessness

NEW YORK (CBSNewYork) — He defeated her to become mayor of New York City, and now, Christine Quinn is helping Mayor Bill de Blasio tackle the tough issue of… 183 more words


Bill de Blasio Turns to Former Rival Christine Quinn on Homelessness

Mayor Bill de Blasio doesn’t exactly subscribe to the Team of Rivals philosophy, but going forward, he’s going to have plenty of input from one former rival on the issue of homelessness: Christine Quinn. 657 more words

Bill De Blasio

'From Grassroots to Grass-tops': Melissa Mark-Viverito Builds National Profile

The night before the first Democratic presidential debate in Las Vegas, Council Speaker Melissa Mark-Viverito found herself at a rally on the same stage as the woman she’d endorsed for president, former Secretary of State Hillary Clinton. 1,474 more words

Hillary Clinton

Ground Breaks on de Blasio and Cuomo-Backed Development in Brooklyn

A bevy of city and state officials—as well as former Council Speaker and Cuomo aide Christine Quinn—were on hand to fling the ceremonial first shovelfuls of dirt for a new 160-unit complex for homeless and low-income families, one funded in part through a program that has become a point of contention between the mayor and governor. 524 more words

Bill De Blasio

Former Council Speaker Christine Quinn To Head Up Nonprofit For Homeless Women

NEW YORK (CBSNewYork/AP) — Former New York City Council speaker Christine Quinn will head a nonprofit that aids homeless women and children.

The New York Times reported Thursday that Quinn will start her position Nov. 185 more words


Democratic Leader on Women's Equality Party: 'Women Should Be Happy With Democrats'

Andrea Stewart-Cousins, leader of the State Senate’s Democratic minority, today dismissed the Women’s Equality Party that Gov. Andrew Cuomo created last year as unnecessary, arguing that Democrats are the party that represents female concerns. 435 more words

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