Bloomberg Staffers Unimpressed With Bill de Blasio’s Policy Book

A page from Bill de Blasio's new policy book.
A page from Bill de Blasio’s new policy book.

Mayor Michael Bloomberg’s administration came out swinging against a new policy book released this morning by Democratic mayoral candidate Bill de Blasio—slamming it on everything from its name to its proposals.

The 69-page book, entitled “One New York, Rising Together,” lays out dozens of ideas it claims “will reverse New York City’s growing economic divide through progressive reforms and renewed investments in education, small businesses, and affordable housing.” They include a universal city ID card regardless of immigration status, an expansion of the city’s bus system and gunshot-sensing technology in high-crime neighborhoods.

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Al Sharpton Unimpressed After Anthony Weiner Appearance at National Action Network

Anthony Weiner speaking to the National Action Network Saturday.
Anthony Weiner speaking to the National Action Network Saturday. (Photo: Jill Colvin)

The Rev. Al Sharpton walked away unimpressed following Anthony Weiner’s first campaign appearance in front of his National Action Network in Harlem Saturday morning.

Mr. Sharpton, who met privately with the former congressman before they each took to the stage, worried about what he described as a lack of substance on the part of the candidates.

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