Corey Johnson

Bicyclists in New York City
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Andrew Weber
October 30, 2019 - 11:43 am
NEW YORK (1010 WINS) – The City Council on Wednesday is expected to pass a $1.7 billion “Streets Master Plan” which would add dozens of miles of bike and bus lines in addition to other street improvements over five years. The plan, drawn up by City Council Speaker Corey Johnson, provides for 250...
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Andrew Weber
October 22, 2019 - 12:28 pm
NEW YORK (1010 WINS) – City Council Speaker Corey Johnson said that he is in favor of turning other crosstown streets in Manhattan into busways, following the lead of 14th Street. He proposed 34th Street and 42nd Street as possible next options on “The Brian Lehrer Show” on WNYC. “I think the...
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FILE - In this July 4, 2019, file photo, Democratic presidential candidate New York Mayor Bill de Blasio walks in the Independence Fourth of July parade in Independence, Iowa. de Blasio said Friday, Sept. 20 that he is ending his campaign for the Democratic presidential nomination. (AP Photo/Charlie Neibergall, File)
David Caplan
September 24, 2019 - 1:50 pm
NEW YORK (1010 WINS) -- New York City Council Speaker Corey Johnson took aim Tuesday at Mayor Bill de Blasio for his absence from the city during his brief stint as a Democratic presidential candidate. “There’s things that happen and no problem is too small for New Yorkers. So when you’re away,...
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David Caplan
August 28, 2019 - 4:19 pm
NEW YORK (1010 WINS) -- Corey Johnson's relationship with photographer Ernest J. Martin is now Instagram Official. Don't know what Instagram Official means? Let the Urban Dictionary explain : "A relationship that is determined official because the people posted a pic together on Instagram." In...
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David Caplan
August 09, 2019 - 6:34 pm
NEW YORK (1010 WINS) -- New York City Council Speaker Corey Johnson is hardly a wallflower: From struggling with addiction and staying sober to living with HIV to being single, he's taken to social media to discuss many facets of his personal life. So it comes as no surprise that Johnson, 37,...
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Andrew Weber
June 26, 2019 - 9:39 am
NEW YORK (1010 WINS) — City Council Speaker Corey Johnson says he’s disturbed by reports that the NYPD has been cracking down on cyclists rather than drivers in the wake of the death of a 20-year-old bike messenger in Chelsea on Monday. Johnson was made aware of reports that the NYPD was ticketing...
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Mayor de Blasio budget
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Adam Warner
June 14, 2019 - 1:34 pm
Mayor Bill de Blasio and City Council Speaker Corey Johnson announced a deal on the city budget Friday — a plan that includes everything from hundreds of new social workers in schools to more money for guaranteed health care.
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Andrew Weber
June 11, 2019 - 10:02 am
NEW YORK (1010 WINS) — Both City Council Speaker Corey Johnson and City Comptroller Scott Stringer are considering running for mayor in 2021, and Stringer is already accusing Johnson of making last minute adjustments to campaign finance legislation to improve Johnson’s position in the race...
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High Line park ribbon cutting
Juliet Papa
Juliet Papa
June 04, 2019 - 10:48 am
NEW YORK ( 1010 WINS) — New York City politicians gathered on the High Line park Tuesday morning to open up the Spur, the last section off the original High Line structure to be converted into parkland. The Spur is the widest area of the High Line and has a large public plaza. City Council Speaker...
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Juliet Papa
May 20, 2019 - 2:47 pm
NEW YORK (1010 WINS) -- Anti-Semitism in New York has reached a crisis level. That's the assessment of City Council Speaker Corey Johnson. RELATED: Farrakhan delivers insult while denying he's anti-Semitic Report: Anti-Semitic assaults in US doubled in 2018 Protesters descend upon NY Times building...
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