Heather Mac Donald, City Journal Online, July 28, 2014
New York mayor Bill de Blasio is facing the most momentous decision of his still-new mayoralty: whether to take his public safety cues from the New York Times editorial board and sundry anti-cop activists, or from his police commissioner, William Bratton. Pressure has mounted on de Blasio from his base over the last week to repudiate the strategy known as broken-windows policing. . .
Steven Malanga, New York Post, July 29, 2014
Adapted from City Journal, Summer 2014
Mayor de Blasio never tires of repeating his successful campaign theme: There are "two New Yorks," he says, one for the rich and the other for everyone else. Too bad he never acknowledges the role government plays in making the city so unaffordable for middle-class families. . .
The Bond Buyer interviewed Nicole Gelinas on July 28, 2014. She examines the Metropolitan Transportation Authority's pending deal with Long Island Rail Road workers and long-term outlook. Watch the interview here.