Nationally, the 2017 election is being called a blue wave. Here in New York, it is more like a two-level pool. On the shallow end, near-record low turnout in New York City where tepid enthusiasm for winner Bill de Blasio kept voters out of the water.
De Blasio is on the path to taxing the wealthy in New York City to get the transit done as quickly as possible.
The initiative on affordable housing is finally making progress. As part of the Mayor’s agenda, affordable housing has been recorded to be part of one fifth of de Blasio’s construction budget.
Now that the Republican Party has a presumptive nominee for New York City Mayor - Nicole Malliotakis - current Mayor de Blasio has a handful to catch up on as she starts to gain ground.
One issue seems to be pertinent to the concern of education in the city, the question of diversity in the schooling system.