Bill de Blasio

EPA Threatens to Pull Office from NYC After Riots

Andrew Wheeler cites de Blasio, Cuomo's failure to quell violence

Environmental Protection Agency administrator Andrew Wheeler threatened to move the agency’s New York City office in a letter to Governor Andrew Cuomo (D.) and Mayor Bill de Blasio (D.) on Tuesday, citing the Democratic leaders' failure to tame violent demonstrations that he says jeopardize workers' safety.

N.Y. Cops Were on Top of a Crime Wave—Then the Protests Came

Data show NYPD arrests down following Floyd protests, even as violence rose

New York City mayor Bill de BlasioNYPD arrest rates cratered amid the protests following the death of George Floyd, official city data show, suggesting that the timing and tone of mass anti-police demonstrations may have contributed to New York City's violent crime spike.