- American politician who is the 109th and current mayor of New York City
||Warren Wilhelm Jr.
|How tall is Bill de Blasio?
||196 cm / 6 ft 6 in
|When was Bill de Blasio born?
||05 May 1961
|How old is Bill de Blasio in 2019?
|Where was Bill de Blasio born?
||Manhattan, New York, US
||New York, US
Who is Bill de Blasio? / Facts
- From 2010 to 2013, he was New York City's public advocate
- He formerly was a New York City Council member, representing the 39th district in Brooklyn, which contains Borough Park, Carroll Gardens, Cobble Hill, Gowanus, Kensington, Park Slope, and Windsor Terrace
- De Blasio, the Democratic Party nominee for mayor of New York City in the 2013 election, defeated Republican Joe Lhota with more than 73 percent of the vote
- De Blasio is the first Democratic mayor of the city since David Dinkins, from 1990 to 1993
- He ran for mayor promising to end stop and frisk and improve relations between the New York City Police Department and many New Yorkers, especially African Americans and Hispanics
- His tenure has seen a spike in anti-police protests and disaffection with law enforcement
- The NYPD union claimed he put the interests of protesters above those of the police
- He initiated new de-escalation training for officers, reduced prosecutions for cannabis possession, and oversaw the beginning of body cameras worn by police
- De Blasio approved a $41 million settlement for the five men whose convictions in the 1989 Central Park jogger case were overturned and ended a post-9/11 surveillance program to monitor Muslim residents in the city
- De Blasio has called himself a populist, concerned with the stark level of economic inequality in New York City, which he has called the "tale of two cities"
- Towards that end, he passed free universal Pre-K in the city, although his effort to start a millionaire tax was rejected by New York governor Andrew Cuomo
- He also advocated for the Rent Act of 2015, which created an unprecedented rent freeze citywide for rent-stabilized apartments
- He proposed a multi-year plan to boost the supply of affordable housing in the city, and will seek approval by the City Council in early 2016
- His plan would allow developers to gain favorable zoning ordinances and build taller buildings in exchange for constructing affordable units
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