Tag: Williams, Jumaane D

How New York Voted on the 5 Ballot Questions

Weather: Bright, breezy and dry, with a high in the mid-50s. Alternate-side parking: In effect until Monday (Veterans Day). ImageCredit…Gabriela Bhaskar for The New York Times Beginning in 2021, primary voters in New York City will no longer choose just one candidate for each political office but will instead rank up to five candidates in […]

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N.Y. Election: Voters Approve All 5 Ballot Measures

New Yorkers will soon have a new way to vote for their elected officials, and Airbnb must grapple with the latest in a string of regulatory defeats after voters in Jersey City, N.J., approved sharp restrictions on short-term rentals there. The ballot proposals, which attracted millions of dollars in spending from supporters and opponents, were […]

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Fire the Officer in the Eric Garner Case? De Blasio Falters

[What you need to know to start the day: Get New York Today in your inbox.] In the five years since Eric Garner died at the hands of several police officers on Staten Island, Mayor Bill de Blasio has often spoken about how the incident was profoundly personal to him, as the father of a […]

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The Power Went Out. Where Was de Blasio?

In a union hall lobby in Waterloo, Iowa, Mayor Bill de Blasio slouched down into a corner, his presidential stump speech safely delivered, but with a more pressing issue at hand. About 1,000 miles away, large swaths of Manhattan’s West Side were still enveloped in darkness by a massive power failure, and Mr. de Blasio […]

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