Mayor Bill de Blasio holds Media availability. "I cannot describe to you how hopeful I am for the whole state and certainly for the people of New York City. It feels like things are going to be very different in terms of the possibilities for real change and rapid change.".
Thousands of New Yorkers have felt the real effects of the longest federal government shutdown in history as it enters its 27th day. The week of January 7th was the first week federal government employees that are furloughed did not receive a paycheck.
Mayor Bill de Blasio today held a public hearing for and signed Intro. 1288, which makes all elections between now and the 2021 primary, including the upcoming special election, eligible for stronger campaign finance laws and helps the average New Yorker have more of a say in individual campaigns.