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New York City first lady Chirlane McCray is postponing her lobbying trip to Albany.
New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio's fellow Democrats in control of the state Assembly were poised to grant New York City authority to raise taxes on its wealthiest residents to pay for full-day pre-kindergarten - though the funding proposal still faced major hurdles at the state Capitol.
New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio's wife has enraged a former Gracie Mansion chef by referring to him as a "servant" in a recent interview.
Chirlane McCray, who already wields more influence than any New York City first lady in recent memory, will further expand her role when she travels to Albany next week for some high-profile lobbying for her husband's signature pre-kindergarten plan.
Bill de Blasio (dih BLAH'-zee-oh) appears ready for his close-up.
Handcrafted in New York was the theme of Nanette Lepore's show Wednesday, while Michael Kors got his audience California Dreamin' on a winter's day.
A day after receiving a stinging rebuke from a powerful Albany lawmaker who threatened to block his prekindergarten tax hike plan, New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio angrily demanded a vote while coordinating a show of force to defend his signature proposal that now appears to be in substantial jeopardy.
Bill de Blasio stooped his 6-foot-5 frame for hours to shake hands with regular New Yorkers touring Gracie Mansion, telling them the opulent mayoral residence was "the people's house." Clad in a jacket and jeans, he cheerfully posed for a TV crew while shoveling snow outside his Brooklyn home. And he opted against pricey Super Bowl tickets in favor of watching the game at home with his son and dropping in on a local firehouse.
New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio has welcomed the Russian protest punk band Pussy Riot to City Hall.