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What's it Take to Lead NYC? De Blasio, Lhota Face Off

Mayoral candidates debate for third and final time before the election.

Universal Pre-K's been a centerpiece of Bill de Blasio's campaign.  But to fund it, the Democrat will need to convince Governor Cuomo to let him raise taxes on the wealthiest New Yorkers. At the debate last night, he was asked what he'd do if he couldn't get it passed.

MTA Chair Lhota Resigns, May Run for NYC Mayor

Former Deputy Mayor would run as Republican.

 

MTA Chairman and CEO Joe Lhota has confirmed he will step down at the end of the year to explore a run for New York City Mayor. Lhota has led the transportation agency since October of last year. He previously served as a Deputy Mayor under Rudy Giuliani and would run for Mayor as a Republican.