Pols Blast Greg Ball For Suggesting Municipal ID Cards ‘Empower’ Terrorists

ball Pols Blast Greg Ball For Suggesting Municipal ID Cards Empower Terrorists
State Senator Greg Ball (Photo via Facebook)

Elected officials and Democratic leaders fired back at Republican State Senator Greg Ball after the Hudson Valley lawmaker dubbed Mayor Bill de Blasio’s plan to develop a municipal ID card system the “de Blasio Terrorist Empowerment Act.” Continue reading “Pols Blast Greg Ball For Suggesting Municipal ID Cards ‘Empower’ Terrorists”

De Blasio to Announce Push for City Control of Minimum Wage

The stage set for Mayor Bill de Blasio's first State of the City speech.
The stage set for Mayor Bill de Blasio’s first State of the City speech.

Mayor Bill de Blasio is going to hang another key proposal of his early administration on Albany, announcing plans today to push state lawmakers to allow the city to set its own minimum wage during his first State of the City address. Continue reading “De Blasio to Announce Push for City Control of Minimum Wage”

De Blasio to Push Municipal ID Card in State of the City Speech

Bill de Blasio. (Photo: Andrew Burton/Getty)
Bill de Blasio. (Photo: Andrew Burton/Getty)

Mayor Bill de Blasio is expected to double down on one of his campaign promises during his first major speech since the inauguration: a new municipal identification card for undocumented residents. Continue reading “De Blasio to Push Municipal ID Card in State of the City Speech”