NYC will add 1500 bollards as part of larger public safety measures

NYC will add 1500 bollards as part of larger public safety measures

Aside from Times Square, city officials declined to say where numerous bollards would go, and noted that it would take a few years to install all 1,500 of them. With De Blasio, second from left, are his daughter Chiara, son Dante, and wife, Chirlane McCray.

"The bottom line is that what Mayor de Blasio and his administration understand", said Sanders, a US senator from Vermont, "in this country, in the home of Ellis Island, our job is to bring people together with love and compassion and to end the divisions and the attacks that are taking place". De Blasio was officially sworn in New Year's Eve during a private ceremony.

De Blasio has started that work in NY, where an unusual coalition between centrist Democrats and Republicans has given the GOP effective control of the Senate. Sanders for a second term as mayor at City Hall in a frigid New York, Monday, Jan. 1, 2018.

Photo Mayor de Blasio, center, speaks to other city officials at an announcement on Tuesday in Times Square. The following year, de Blasio endorsed Hillary Clinton's presidential bid, but did so months after the Democratic mainstream; he reportedly wanted to give the nod to Clinton foe Sanders.

"By Vermont standards this is a warm and pleasant afternoon", Sanders joked to the crowd at City Hall Park. He won re-election in November, beating out Republican candidate, Assemblywoman Nicole Malliotakis. He noted that the city's 2017 homicide rate was the lowest since 1951, crediting the drop to community policing reforms that conservatives had opposed.

"A society where only the 1 percent can get ahead is truly a house divided against itself", de Blasio said. "We have dedicated ourselves to a vision of true neighborhood policing, and it works". De Blasio's raise will be at least $8,790 more than the average minimum wage employee. "We are the safest big city in America", he said.

The city already has some temporary barriers, which will remain after the new ones are rolled out from March. "Instead of pandering to billionaires, we have a government here which has chosen to listen to the needs of working families". Vehicular terror attacks have also taken place in Nice, France, and other parts of the world in recent years. If you would like to discuss another topic, look for a relevant article.

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