The Bloomberg administration’s $130 million subsidy of grocery-delivery company FreshDirect became a flash point in a recent mayoral debate when, on a question about job creation, Joe Lhota criticized Bill de Blasio’s disapproval of the subsidy.
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Mayoral hopeful Bill de Blasio has ambitious plans to reshape the inequalities in the real estate market by mandating developers to build affordable housing.
As Mayor Bloomberg leaves office, New York City’s tech industry is dreading the day it loses its most vocal public ally. And it has no one to blame but itself.
New York’s next mayor wants a Brooklyn Navy Yard in each borough.
City employees have been working without union contracts since 2009 in some cases and the next mayor is going to have to devise a way to pay all 306,000 of them retroactive and future wage increases.
One of the two Mayoral candidates who will soon face off in a general election, De Blasio is the only one to present a plan that would look to specifically benefit immigrant owned small business owners, a portion that represents almost half of all small business owners.
Tourism officials are worried about their future: the industry has seldom been discussed at mayoral debates and few concrete plans to increase tourism in the city have been discussed.