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New York News
6:00 pm
Mon February 10, 2014

NYC Mayor de Blasio Addresses Income Equality

Mayor Bill de Blasio  wants New York City to have the power to raise the minimum wage. De Blasio says he'll ask state lawmakers for that power.

The concept is part of De Blasio's State of the City address, the mayoral equivalent of the President's State of the Union.  His signature goal is fighting the city's widening income inequality gap.

De Blasio also says municipal ID cards will be available to all New York City residents this year — regardless of their immigration status. He says people shouldn't go without a bank account or a lease because they lack an ID.

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New York News
5:28 pm
Thu January 17, 2013

It's Official: Lhota Has Entered the NYC Mayoral Race

Credit Courtesy of MTA New York City Transit/Marc Hermann

NEW YORK (AP) —The former transit official who led the New York City subway system's recovery from Superstorm Sandy has filed paperwork to run for mayor.

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