De Blasio admitted that voters in the district were "looking for another option." His announcement comes just a little over a month before the primaries.
Rudy Giuliani's son holds an advantage over other Republicans in the gubernatorial race, according to a new survey.
The former mayor said he'd be turning his time to "fighting inequality in the state of New York" instead.
The lawsuit said that businesses like the firm are being unreasonably forced to terminate unvaccinated staff and the mandate has no options for appeal.
Cohen did not hold back during CNN's "New Year's Eve Live" event, as co-host Anderson Cooper pleaded "don't go on a rant."
Mayor Bill de Blasio and Mayor-elect Eric Adams unveiled the plan during a press conference.
In New York City, children aged 5 to 11 are required to show proof of at least one COVID-19 vaccine dose for indoor public spaces.
The outgoing mayor put in a slew of new vaccine requirements that go into effect just four days before Adams takes office.
The city's newest vaccine mandate applies to 184,000 private businesses, requiring all employees to show proof of vaccination and employers to verify it.
President Joe Biden announced on Tuesday that the White House was purchasing 500 million at-home COVID-19 tests to be sent to Americans for free.
New York City has seen a 207% rise in COVID-19 infections in a week. The city averaged 11,000 daily cases, and in five days, over 63,500 people tested positive.
On Saturday, New York broke a record for daily new COVID case for a second day in a row, though cases appear to be more mild with Omicron.
The measure will require most construction projects in a few years to forgo natural gas in favor of electricity or other more climate-friendly sources.
The mandate will be in effect until January 15 and violators could be fined up to $1,000, but some Republicans said they would not divert funds for it.
De Blasio has mandated that all unvaccinated private sector workers in New York City get vaccinated by December 27 this year.
A new bill passed by the New York City Council this week will allow city residents who are not U.S. citizens to vote in certain local elections.
Mayor de Blasio said we could leave COVID behind "if we truly focus on vaccination and put the tough mandates in place to make sure we turn the corner."
James's departure as the most formidable opponent to Governor Kathy Hochul has opened up the slot for a second-place favorite.
Over a dozen communities in the U.S. have already given non-citizens the right to vote in local elections, including 11 towns in Maryland and two in Vermont.
The Supreme Court of New York has suspended the mayor's mandate for New York City workers, pending a court hearing set for December 14.
New York City is close to approving a bill that would allow any legal permanent residents of longer than 30 days to vote in city elections.
"We're dealing with a new reality—this is not the fall. This is the winter," De Blasio warned parents.
While questions remain about how the mandate will be enforced at private schools, about 56,000 employees will have to prove at least one dose by Dec. 20.
The mayor was responding to news of a case of the variant detected in a man who attended a convention in the city just days before developing COVID-19 symptoms.
Mayor Bill de Blasio expects that as workers start to miss paychecks and exemptions are denied, more will be fully vaccinated.
As of Monday, more than a dozen countries around the world have reported cases of the Omicron variant, but the U.S. has yet to be included in that list.
The "Our City, Our Vote" legislation would allow legal permanent residents and those with work authorization to participate in municipal elections.
"I believe this technology is incredibly positive, but it can produce a lot of harms if there isn't more transparency," Pymetrics CEO Frida Polli said.