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Deputy mayor warns that MTA renovation plan can"t go through without audit promised by Cuomo

Mayor Bill de Blasio's second-in-command wants to see the Metropolitan Transportation Authority's math before the city hands over its cash. First Deputy Mayor Dean Fuleihan voiced skepticism... To view the full story, click the title link......»»

Category: blogSource: crainsnewyorkNov 8th, 2019

De Blasio warns against "chaos" of lifting street-vendor cap

Mayor Bill de Blasio says a plan to remove a cap on street vendors could "create chaos here."  The mayor on Monday night spoke out against a bill from Queens state Sen. Jessica Ramos, which would... To view the full story, click the title link......»»

Category: blogSource: crainsnewyorkNov 8th, 2019

New deputy mayor promises to ‘move the needle" on affordable housing

Newly appointed Deputy Mayor Vicki Been promised to energize the city's efforts to create and preserve affordable apartments, arrest the decline of public housing and challenge policies that have... To view the full story, click the title link......»»

Category: blogSource: crainsnewyorkApr 7th, 2019

De Blasio endorses Cuomo"s L-train plan

L has frozen over. Mayor Bill de Blasio announced Friday that he agreed with Gov. Andrew Cuomo's plan to avert a shutdown on the subway line linking Williamsburg to the East Village. De Blasio... To view the full story, click the title link......»»

Category: blogSource: crainsnewyorkJan 26th, 2019

Bowser nominates former deputy mayor, now at Amazon, for Events D.C. board

Mayor Muriel Bowser is turning to a familiar face to fill a vacancy on the Events D.C. board of directors: Brian Kenner. The mayor on Oct. 31 advanced legislation to appoint Kenner, her former deputy mayor for planning and economic development, to the .....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournals10 hr. 4 min. ago

Michael Bloomberg For President?

After flirting with running for president more times than even New York Governor Mario Cuomo, former New York City Mayor Michael Bloomberg may actually do... The post Michael Bloomberg For President? appeared first on ValueWalk......»»

Category: blogSource: valuewalk11 hr. 19 min. ago

City to launch advisory group for LES resiliency plan following criticism

Mayor Bill de Blasio will create an advisory group to answer concerns about his administration's at East River Park. The mayor committed to funding the board shortly before a City Council committee... To view the full story, click the title link......»»

Category: blogSource: crainsnewyorkNov 8th, 2019

Mayor still unsure on plan to close lanes on Fifth Ave. during holidays

Digital media company Minute Media is in talks to buy the Players’ Tribune, a website started by former baseball star Derek Jeter, according to people familiar with the matter. While the companies... To view the full story, click the title link......»»

Category: blogSource: crainsnewyorkNov 8th, 2019

Pete Buttigieg proposes free college for Americans earning under $100,000

The South Bend, Ind., mayor unveiled a big economic plan Friday that’s a middle la.....»»

Category: topSource: moneycentralNov 8th, 2019

China says it has a plan with the US to roll back trade-war tariffs — but one expert warns it may be "more of the same kind of pump we see almost daily"

Thomas Peter/Reuters A Chinese Commerce Ministry spokesman, Gao Feng, said the US and China had agreed to roll back tariffs in phases as trade talks progressed.  While the announcement signaled pr.....»»

Category: topSource: businessinsiderNov 7th, 2019

Milwaukee streetcar celebrates solid first year, but extensions still in limbo: Slideshow

Milwaukee Mayor Tom Barrett said he would like to see aldermen before the end of this year again take up his plan to expand the city’s streetcar system to neighborhoods adjacent to downtown. Future expansions of The Hop system are among the questio.....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsNov 3rd, 2019

Warren"s health plan pledges no middle-class tax increase

Elizabeth Warren promised Friday to spend more than $20 trillion over the next decade to provide government-funded health care to every American without raising middle class taxes......»»

Category: topSource: moneycentralNov 1st, 2019

Warren"s health plan pledges no middle-class tax increase

Elizabeth Warren promised Friday to spend more than $20 trillion over the next decade to provide government-funded health care to every American without raising middle class taxes......»»

Category: topSource: moneycentralNov 1st, 2019

Ask the Accountant: Does my company have the right auditor for our employee benefit plan?

Your employee benefit plan needs a quality plan auditor. Regulators like the Department of Labor use information in the plan audit and Form 5500 to verify that plan management (which includes plan sponsors, administrators, and trustees) is doing it.....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsNov 1st, 2019

Report warns of ‘demolition by neglect’ at NYCHA properties

While the city mulls potential ways to prevent NYCHA’s neglected housing stock from caving in on itself, the Regional Plan Association, a nonprofit organization that focuses.....»»

Category: realestateSource: realestateweeklyOct 30th, 2019

Tudor Jones Warns Of Market Collapse If Warren Elected, Says "I Love Mayor Pete"

Tudor Jones Warns Of Market Collapse If Warren Elected, Says "I Love Mayor Pete" Echoing the sentiment of other billionaire traders (though perhaps in not so colorful language), hedge fund m.....»»

Category: blogSource: zerohedgeOct 29th, 2019

Cuomo might have to wade into MTA-union stalemate

SoftBank Group Corp. is taking control of WeWork, part of a rescue financing plan that will see founder Adam Neumann depart the company’s board, according to people familiar with the... To view the full story, click the title link......»»

Category: blogSource: crainsnewyorkOct 26th, 2019

Former deputy mayor looks to launch real estate venture

Former Deputy Mayor Alicia Glen, who stepped down from her post in city government in March, is preparing to roll out her own real estate venture, several sources who know her say.  “She’s thinking... To view the full story, click the title link......»»

Category: blogSource: crainsnewyorkOct 26th, 2019

Big-brand hotel owners back mayor"s special permit plan

Three of the city's biggest hotel operators say they'll rest easier if the city severely restricts the construction of competing accommodations. Highgate Hotels President Mahmood Khimji, BD Hotels'... To view the full story, click the title link......»»

Category: blogSource: crainsnewyorkOct 19th, 2019

Democratic candidates go after after Elizabeth Warren over how much her Medicare for All plan will cost at Ohio debate

  Mayor Pete Buttigieg and Sen. Amy Klobuchar attacked S.....»»

Category: topSource: businessinsiderOct 15th, 2019

Deal would ban jail construction on Rikers Island

As a vote nears for the mayor's plan to close the Rikers Island jail complex and build borough-based jails, the City Council will advance a bill to prohibit any future jails on the island. NY1... To view the full story, click the title link......»»

Category: blogSource: crainsnewyorkOct 12th, 2019