De Blasio Vows ‘Aggressive Action’ Against Snowstorms

A Brooklyn car buried in snow after the 2010 storm. (Photo: Chris Hondros/Getty)
A Brooklyn car buried in snow after the 2010 storm. (Photo: Chris Hondros/Getty)

New Yorkers may have elected him on his campaign promise to reduce widening income inequality, but Bill de Blasio still knows what can really bury a mayor’s approval rating in the winter months: too much snow.

At his final press conference today–just hours before he takes office–Mr. de Blasio said he identified with the woes of outer-borough residents struggling with unplowed streets and promised “aggressive action” if a big snowstorm hits this week. Continue reading “De Blasio Vows ‘Aggressive Action’ Against Snowstorms”

Mayor Bloomberg Compares Parking Illegally to Murdering Your Parents

mayor bloomberg Mayor Bloomberg Compares Parking Illegally to Murdering Your Parents
Mayor Bloomberg (Getty)

Mayor Bloomberg was asked about New York City’s unpopular sanitation parking stickers during his weekly appearance on John Gambling’s WOR radio show today.  A Brooklyn councilman has introduced a bill that would ban the stickers, which are placed on cars that violate alternate side parking rules and are incredibly difficult to remove, but Mayor Bloomberg told Mr. Gambling he supports the stickers and he compared people who break the rules to someone murdering their parents and not understanding why they have to go to jail. Continue reading “Mayor Bloomberg Compares Parking Illegally to Murdering Your Parents”