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Can Andrew Yang Become Mayor of New York Without Union Support?

The Democratic outsider has no endorsements from the city’s 300,000-strong municipal workforce, unlike some of his top rivals in the June 22 primary. Some labor leaders say his plans ignore workers.

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NYCHA Promises Apartment Repairs for Great-Granddaughter of NYPD Shooting Victim Eleanor Bumpurs

The kin and namesake of the 66-year-old NYCHA tenant who became a symbol of police brutality and cops’ inability to deal with people in mental health crisis gets swift action after THE CITY spotlights her case.

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In Emptier Manhattan, Low Census Responses Prompt Outreach to Those Who Left

In some wealthy areas like the Upper East Side’s "Gold Coast," Census responses are dragging behind 2010 figures by double digits amid the pandemic.

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How NYC’s Emergency Ventilator Stockpile Ended Up on the Auction Block

A 2006 pandemic plan warned the city could be short by up to 9,500 ventilators. But the few hundred acquired were scrapped over maintenance costs.

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How New Yorkers Really Feel About Bernie, Mike and the Rest of the Presidential Pack

The state’s Democratic primary isn’t until April 28. But with "Super Tuesday" rapidly approaching, THE CITY took the local political pulse.

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A Quick Study on Mike Bloomberg’s Education Record as Mayor

Chalkbeat reviewed of dozens of studies on the impact of the Democrat presidential candidate’s New York City school policies. Here’s what they found.

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How Mike Bloomberg’s NYC Homeless Record Clashes With Campaign Promises

The city shelter population grew by 71% during his mayoralty. Now a plan to tackle "national emergency" embraces tactics he scrapped at City Hall.

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Eviction Drop Fuels Push to Expand Free Housing Help for Low-Income NYC Tenants

Citywide eviction rate fell 18% over the last two years — credited, in part, to the Right to Counsel law. City Council mulls increasing eligibility.

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Judge Who Ended Stop-and-Frisk Slams Bloomberg on Past Attempt to ‘Scare Me’

Shira Scheindlin called 2013 taxpayer-funded dossier an "inappropriate" move meant to "instill fear" — and disputed his Democratic debate comments.

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Mike Bloomberg’s NYC Jails Record: Drop in Inmates, Rise in Force

The Democratic presidential hopeful vowed this week to "end the era of mass incarceration." THE CITY examined how he handled jails as mayor.

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Epic $62M Landmarks Commission HQ Project Building History of Cost Overruns

The tab to fix office space and construct a hearing room for the Landmarks Preservation Commission has grown by $33 million amid a four-year delay.

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Bloomberg’s Firm Violated Sick Leave Law He Vetoed as Mayor, but Now Supports

The billionaire presidential hopeful’s media company was cited for a policy requiring workers to provide a doctor’s note after one or two sick days.

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Newly Revealed Bloomberg Emails Give Glimpse Into NYC Mayor Stint

His City Hall archive is far from complete. But the limited emails we obtained offer a private look into the billionaire who would be president.

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A Search for Emails From Mike Bloomberg’s Mayoral Years

Only limited emails sent via a server from Bloomberg’s media company made it to the city archives after being screened by his lawyers, officials said.

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How NYCHA Lead and Repairs Scams Started Under Mike Bloomberg’s Mayoral Watch

The former mayor, now running for president, never publicly questioned nearly 200K logged public housing fixes prosecutors later found never happened.