De Blasio Pushes People-First RE Deals, Minimum Wage Hike

Law360, New York (February 10, 2014, 1:52 PM EST) -- New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio said Monday that real estate developers will have to take “the people's interests” into account with every city deal, pushed for a local minimum wage hike and vowed more “stop and frisk” policing reforms as part of a plan for “advocacy on behalf of everyday people.”

At the first citywide address of his mayoralty at LaGuardia Community College in Queens, the Democrat said he was working on a massive affordable real estate plan — and would give more details...
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