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De Blasio’s Plan to Manage the Homeless Crisis Is Complicated

De Blasio’s Plan to Manage the Homeless Crisis Is Complicated

John Barna, Contributing Writer
March 8
Filed under OPINION, TOP STORIES

De Blasio’s tempered approach to seeking progress incrementally should be celebrated by liberals as something that could realistically make a difference, not criticized as insufficiently progressive. Progressivism should be about accomplishing progress, not about setting unachievable goals.

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Kill Switch Would Protect New Yorkers

Kill Switch Would Protect New Yorkers

Akshay Prabhushankar, Deputy Opinion Editor
November 21
Filed under OPINION

Undocumented immigrants are fearful following Donald Trump’s victory, and New York must act before its IDNYC program is used against residents.

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De Blasio creates plan for housing to combat homelessness

De Blasio creates plan for housing to combat homelessness

Tegan Mosugu, Contributing Writer
November 23
Filed under City News, NEWS

Mayor Bill de Blasio announced a multi-billion dollar plan to create housing for the homeless.

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De Blasio confronts city housing shortage

De Blasio confronts city housing shortage

Alex Bazeley, Deputy News Editor
February 3
Filed under NEWS

Mayor de Blasio makes an effort to provide affordable housing to residents.

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[UPDATE] Classes after 4 p.m. today and all-day Tuesday canceled due to severe winter storm

[UPDATE] Classes after 4 p.m. today and all-day Tuesday canceled due to severe winter storm

News Team
January 26
Filed under Breaking News, NEWS

NYU announced this afternoon that classes after 4:00 p.m. on Monday, Jan. 26 will be canceled.

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Conflicts continue between NYPD, mayor

Conflicts continue between NYPD, mayor

Alanna Bayarin, News Editor
January 26
Filed under NEWS

The gap between the NYPD, Mayor Bill de Blasio, and NYPD Commissioner William Bratton continues to grow.

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De Blasio education reform beneficial

De Blasio education reform beneficial

Zahra Haque, Staff Columnist
November 12
Filed under OPINION

With a commitment to amending schools rather than eliminating them, de Blasio’s school policy is much more beneficial to students than that of his predecessor, Michael Bloomberg.

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Legislation to alter immigration laws

Stephanie Grella, contributing writer
October 8
Filed under NEWS

New York City will no longer be honoring detention requests for undocumented immigrants without a warrant from a federal judge.

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New York could be environmental leader

New York could be environmental leader

WSN Editorial Board, Editorial Board
September 24
Filed under OPINION

Global climate change has been a hot issue at the United Nations conference. De Blasio presented at the UN about climate change where he presented his administrations plan to tackle NYC emissions. If this plan is followed, New York will help lead the way in cutting greenhouse emissions in the US.

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De Blasio fails to deliver on homelessness

De Blasio fails to deliver on homelessness

Johnpaul Baratta, Contributing Columnist
September 24
Filed under OPINION

De Blasio criticized the former administration for not properly addressing the homeless issue. Now, he is continuing previous policies and the homelessness rate has increased.

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Panel evalutes de Blasio’s record

Panel evalutes de Blasio’s record

Alanna Bayarin, Contributing Writer
September 4
Filed under NEWS

Gallatin panel discussed progressiveness of the new mayor last night.

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De Blasio, Bartiromo examine city issues at Skirball Center

De Blasio, Bartiromo examine city issues at Skirball Center

April 18
Filed under NEWS

Ward Pettibone/WSN New York City Mayor and NYU alumnus Bill de Blasio examined city issues in a discussion moderated by fellow NYU alumna and Fox Business Network anchor Maria Bartiromo on April 17 at the Skirball Center for the Performing Arts. During the discussion, which was sponsored by the...

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