Bill de Blasio Announces Anthony Shorris as First Deputy Mayor

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Mayor-elect Bill de Blasio made his first administration appointments this morning, naming government veteran Anthony Shorris his first deputy mayor and close aide Emma Wolfe his director of intergovernmental affairs.

Mr. Shorris, who previously served in the Koch administration and as executive director of the Port Authority, will be charged with managing the day-to-day operations of city government and overseeing services and nearly every city agency–essentially serving as Mr. de Blasio’s right-hand man. Continue reading “Bill de Blasio Announces Anthony Shorris as First Deputy Mayor”