- Sky high: NYC 'trophy apartment' could list for $250 million Updated: May-29-16 5:59 pm
NEW YORK - Billionaires' Row.
- Mayor's move to shield outside advisers draws criticism Updated: May-20-16 6:11 pm
NEW YORK - Mayor Bill de Blasio, who has long relied on the advice of outside advisers, has moved to classify his inner circle of private-sector consultants as agents of the city, shielding their communications from public disclosure.
- Avakian wins Democratic nod to run for secretary of state Updated: May-18-16 3:29 am
PORTLAND, Oregon - Oregon voters on Tuesday gave state Labor Commissioner Brad Avakian the Democratic nod to square off against former GOP gubernatorial candidate Dennis Richardson for secretary of state - the second-most powerful position behind the governor - in November.
- Michael Bloomberg drops big donation to Oregon candidate Updated: May-09-16 10:32 pm
PORTLAND, Oregon - Former New York City Mayor Michael Bloomberg has dropped $250,000 into state Rep. Val Hoyle's campaign for Oregon secretary of state, raising the stakes in what's considered the hottest statewide race in Oregon's May 17 primary.
- NYC lawmakers impose 5-cent charge for plastic bags Updated: May-05-16 5:14 pm
NEW YORK - Every minute of every day, usually without thinking, thousands of New Yorkers reach across the counter at shops and supermarkets and accept a disposable plastic bag. The city's sanitation department estimates 10 billion bags a year are tossed in the trash - roughly 19,000 per minute.
- Clock starts for voters to reject new California tobacco age Updated: May-05-16 2:12 am
SACRAMENTO, California - California has become the second state in the nation to raise the legal age to buy tobacco from 18 to 21, starting the clock for opponents to ask voters for a reversal this November.
- Sugary-drink-tax campaign to run with help from ex-NY mayor Updated: May-03-16 9:30 am
PHILADELPHIA - Proponents of a sugary drinks tax in Philadelphia are going on the counterattack with help from former New York City Mayor Michael Bloomberg.