Joseph Lhota celebrated his victory in New York’s Republican mayoral primary with a 17-minute speech in a packed Manhattan ballroom. He said his dad was a city cop and his mother worked so her kids could attend parochial school.
The New Jersey lawmaker heading the investigation into a political scandal over a traffic jam said it’s unlikely Governor Chris Christie was kept in the dark given the number of people involved in carrying it out.
More than 12 years after the Sept. 11 attacks, President Barack Obama will join victims’ families, survivors and rescue workers today to dedicate a museum that honors the dead and seeks to impart lessons for the living.
New York Mayor Bill de Blasio’s plan to pay for labor contracts that boost deficits is causing UBS Global Asset Management Americas Inc. and RidgeWorth Capital Management Inc. to reduce holdings of city debt.