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De Blasio Announces Plans for a More Affordable NYC in State of the City Address

Mayor de Blasio announced some major plans for New York in his State of the City address Tuesday, all of which revolve around making the city a more affordable place to live.
Mayor Bill de Blasio says the state of New York is strong, but the high cost of living has the city facing a profound challenge.  

New York Officials Confident DNC Will Be Held in the "Greatest City in the World"

De Blasio, Schumer make closing arguments to hold DNC in Brooklyn.

The chair of the Democratic National Committee, Debbie Wasserman Schultz, was in New York City on Friday. She was scouting the Barclays Center in Brooklyn, which could hold the DNC's big event in 2016. 

Tensions Mount Further Between de Blasio, Police Union

PBA head Patrick Lynch accused de Blasio of throwing police officers "under the bus."
New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio is delivering the latest volley in his ongoing battle with the city's police union leaders.
He dismissed their ability to speak for their rank-and-file members during an appearance Tuesday on the daytime talk show "The View."